The Essential Resource for the Medical Design Engineering Community
Subscribe to MDT Magazine All

Saving Lives One Heart Beat at a Time

January 18, 2007 11:24 am | Articles | Comments

Designers of today’s sophisticated medical devices need to use whatever tools they can to help ensure their project results in a successful product that meets all expectations.


Collaborative R & D Website

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

A website has been launched that brings together university students and industry that have common interests in R&D. The site allows industry to post projects that they are looking for university students to work on for their senior design project.

Resin Selected for Laryngoscope

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lexan HPX resin—a tough, high-tech transparent polycarbonate widely used in critical healthcare applications—has been selected by Pentax to mold a specialized Intlock ITL-S disposable blade for the company’s Airway Scope AWS-S100 video laryngoscope.


Downloading Custom Parts

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Luminex is a worldwide leader in the development of analyzers used for multiplexing nucleic acids and proteins in the life sciences market.

Multiphysics Tutorial CDs

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers and scientists from all areas and disciplines can get a quick overview of the power and benefits of modeling, simulation, and virtual prototyping thanks to a series of free multiphysics tutorial CDs from Comsol.

Instrumentation Amplifiers Guide

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. offers the third edition of its popular applications guide, “A Designer's Guide to Instrumentation Amplifiers.

Packaging Machinery OEM Productivity Kit

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group from the Bosch Rexroth Corp. is offering a free Packaging Machinery OEM Productivity Kit available upon request. The tri-fold brochure and resource CD presents a multitude of solutions to help packaging OEMs implement lean manufacturing techniques.

2D/3D Configurable Parts Online Catalog

January 15, 2007 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sick Stegmann Inc. has created a comprehensive and interactive online catalog of 2D and 3D configurable product models using SolidWorks 3D PartStream.NET.


Monitoring of RF Effects on Cells Aided by Simulation Software

January 11, 2007 8:18 am | Articles | Comments

The Project: Establish a system that ensures a maximum and consistent electromagnetic field exposure and SAR for the cells within the waveguide. The Solution: Utilize electromagnetic simulation software to optimize the overall effectiveness of the research model.


String Pots Enable CPR Mannequins to ‘Talk Back’

January 11, 2007 8:18 am | Articles | Comments

The Project: Identify a method with which to determine whether or not chest compressions are being performed properly on a CPR mannequin. The Solution: Attach cable extension transducers (i.e., string pots) to the chest area to measure the movement of the chest compression being applied.


Mechatronics Moving Into Medical Devices

January 11, 2007 8:18 am | Articles | Comments

While traditional positioning systems offer an adequate motion control solution for devices such as OR tables and hospital beds, they create other concerns related to their effect on the surrounding environment.



January 11, 2007 8:17 am | Luxo | Product Releases | Comments

The System 273 binocular and 373 trinocular microscopes offer 25% greater magnification, 15% greater field of view, and 20% greater working distance than traditional models. They also provide a total optical magnification of 270X. The System 373 provides a digital magnification of 400X.

Linear Servomotor

January 11, 2007 8:17 am | Quicksilver Controls, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The QCI-L6 is a linear motor with full servo control, ideal for high acceleration moves&#151up to 8.4 G. The technology required to servo a rotary step motor is not that much different than that required to servo a linear step motor.


January 11, 2007 8:17 am | AdvantaPure | Product Releases | Comments

GammaTag is a read/write RFID tag that’s safely sterilizable by gamma radiation. It provides reliable electronic identification and data storage of single-use/disposable components used in critical process industries.

Pressure Transducer (3647)

January 11, 2007 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

The M5100 pressure transducer is designed for use in industrial applications that require high long-term stability despite harsh environmental conditions. It is a high accuracy device priced competitively for OEM applications.


You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.