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Proximity Switches Are Magnetically Actuated

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Gems Sensors Inc. & Controls | Product Releases | Comments

The PRX-100 series is a line of high performance, moisture resistant proximity switches designed for use as a safety switch.

Detachable Power Cordsets Approved to International Safety Agency Requirements

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | GlobTek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The two to three Conductor IEC International Detachable Power Cordsets are approved to international safety agency requirements. Designs are available in various lengths, cable types, conductor gauge, termination, and jacket color. Cordsets are ideal for home use medical equipment. N.

Actuator Has Totally Integrated Linear Motor Design

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Schneeberger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The P3—a robust, linear motor stage—has a unique thermal handling capability as the linear motor coil is integrated into the top assembly plate. This allows optimized thermal conductivity for more robust operation in extreme environments under high duty cycles.


Stainless Steel Casters Are Designed for Harsh Environments

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Revvo Caster Company, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

These stainless steel casters were designed to prevent corrosion under conditions where there is exposure to moisture, cleaning agents, steam, and caustic or corrosive chemicals. Typical applications include medical and other institutional facilities.

System Enables LED UV Bench Top Curing

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Kinetic Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SpotCure B6 is a bench top UV curing system that uses a hand held probe and features interchangeable LED emitters available in 365, 405, and 460 nm wavelengths. A unique IR eye activates the emitter when the probe is removed from the base.

Chip Sensor Designed for SMT Shock and Vibration Measurement

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Meggitt Sensing Systems | Product Releases | Comments

The Model 12M1A Picochip is a high-performance, piezoelectric accelerometer packaged as a surface-mount chip component.

Miniature Medical Test Connectors Available With Metric Thread Options

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Fastest Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Now offering metric thread options, the ME001 Series of miniature test connectors for medical device leak testing applications delivers mounting and media connection flexibility, securely sealing ultra-thin hypodermic and catheter tubing. Capable of sealing outside diameters (OD) down to 0.

Machine Vision System Offers More Speed, Resolution

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Keyence Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The CV-5000 Vision System offers ultra high-speed image processing for any production line. The (11x) high-speed five mega pixel camera transfers ultra high-definition images (2432 x 2050 pixels) in 61.2 ms (16.3 times/sec), 11 times faster than previous models.


Miniature Precision Coils Offered With Array of Metal Wire Options

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Medical Precision Windings | Product Releases | Comments

A new line of miniature precision coils has been developed for medical applications. Called the MicroCoil System, the coils can have an outside diameter as small as 0.012 in. and an inner diameter of 0.005 in.

Porous Media Radial Air Bearings Deliver Frictionless Rotary Motion

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | New Way Air Bearings | Product Releases | Comments

This line of radial air bearings is designed for use in precision rotary motion applications.

Curing System Offers Reliable LED Technology

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The OmniCure LX300 is an LED UV spot-curing system for medical device, microelectronic, and optoelectronic manufacturing applications.

Laser Machine Tools Optimized for Medical Device Manufacturers

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Control Micro Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A line of turnkey laser tools provide marking, cutting, welding, drilling, and scribing processes optimized to the unique requirements of medical device manufacturers. They use lasers spanning the entire light spectrum in both high average power and high peak power configurations.

Working Out the Bugs

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | by Paul Nickelsberg | Articles | Comments

Among the most important factor in medical device design is timely launch to market of a quality product. Aiding designers is an extremely useful process—Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA).

Orthotics and Prosthetics Go Digital

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | by David Chen, Ph.D. | Articles | Comments

Digital, 3D systems are enabling orthotic and prosthetic devices that provide a better fit and a shorter manufacturing time over more traditional solutions.


Technology Test Drive Program

May 8, 2009 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hoping "to help get the manufacturing process moving again," FARO Technologies has


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