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Electromagnetic Simulation Helps Design Next Generation of MRI Equipment

December 5, 2008 7:03 am | by Dr. Christopher M. Collins | Articles | Comments

The Project: Gain a better understanding of how the RF transceiver interacts with the nuclei in MRI systems in order to be able to design the next generation. The Solution: Use electromagnetic simulation software to demonstrate how these interactions occur. By Dr. Christopher M.

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Dispensing the Facts on Valves

December 5, 2008 7:03 am | by Steven Young | Articles | Comments

Dispense valves can be a vital tool in the assembly and manufacture of medical devices. However, choosing the correct type to use for a particular application may not always be abundantly clear.

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Boning Up on Spinal Implants

December 5, 2008 7:03 am | by Will Curtis | Articles | Comments

The ideal treatment for replacing a part of the body with an implant would be to restore the area to a natural state. Unfortunately, this is not possible with traditional materials used for spinal implants, which can cause issues for the patient in years following surgery.

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Fixed Stage Microscope

November 11, 2008 5:34 am | Carl Zeiss Microimaging, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Electrophysiological experiments can be performed with the Axio Examiner Fixed Stage Microscope with considerably greater ease and with maximum flexibility and safety.

Membrane Switch Assemblies

November 11, 2008 5:34 am | Eastprint Incorporated | Product Releases | Comments

Single-use membrane switch assemblies are custom designed and manufactured to OEM specifications for use in a wide variety of hand-held medical and surgical devices.

Micro-Dispense Nozzles

November 11, 2008 5:34 am | The Lee Company | Product Releases | Comments

Micro-dispense nozzles provide a convenient method of accurately controlling dispensed volumes when used in conjunction with the company’s VHS (Very High Speed) Micro-Dispense Valves.

Perspectives on Changes in China (Part 3)

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Helix Medical | Articles | Comments

China has been the subject of much debate throughout the manufacturing industry as more companies have considered it an option for reducing costs. However, quality concerns and increasing economic factors have caused some to rethink this outsourcing strategy.

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Perspectives on Changes in China (Part 2)

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Astrodyne Corporation | Articles | Comments

China has been the subject of much debate throughout the manufacturing industry as more companies have considered it an option for reducing costs. However, quality concerns and increasing economic factors have caused some to rethink this outsourcing strategy.

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Perspectives on Changes in China (Part 1)

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Intertech Development Company, Peridot Corp. Precision Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

China has been the subject of much debate throughout the manufacturing industry as more companies have considered it an option for reducing costs. However, quality concerns and increasing economic factors have caused some to rethink this outsourcing strategy.

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Bondable Components Make Impossible Fittings Possible

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Component designers no longer need be constrained by the limitations of injection molding tool design. The exact fitting, in the optimal layout for the process or product concept, is available with a line of Build-a-Part bondable components, designed for use with gases or liquids.

Medically Approved Power Supply Meets 1U Height Constraints

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Tumbler Technologies + Trumpower | Product Releases | Comments

The 180W TMPC-180-1U has a height of 1.59? that makes the PC power supply ideal for 1U and other applications where height is limited. The unit, which contains a 90-265 VAC full range input and active PFC, is approved by UL, cUL, and VDE to UL 60601-1, EN 60601-1, IEC 60601-1 medical standards.

Motorized Linear Slide Series Achieves High Positioning Response

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Oriental Motors Usa Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The RoHS compliant EZ Limo EZSII motorized linear slide series uses a step motor to achieve high positioning response without any missteps. The series consists of three sizes: EZS3, EZS4, and EZS6. The EZS3 and EZS4 ranges from 1.97? to 27.56? stroke in 1.97? increments.

Chip Fuse in a 1206 Package Rated up to 25 Amps

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Schurter, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The 1206 chip fuse offers rated current values up to 25 A. The slow-blow UST 1206 provides high melting I 2 t values for impressive inrush withstand performance.

OEM Servo Motor Controller Has CANopen, CiA 402

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Quicksilver Controls, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A CANopen option has been added to the company’s OEM servo motor controller. CANopen may be configured for peer-to-peer, master, or slave. This allows the controllers to share I/O and registers with other CANopen enabled SilverDust controllers or third party CANopen devices (e.g.

Single-Use Stainless Steel Instruments Replace Plastic Disposables

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Economical, single use stainless steel instruments are offered as an inexpensive real metal alternative to plastic disposables. Manufactured in high quality mirrored stainless steel, these kit components are available in many styles.

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