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Custom Solution Alleviates Tension Over Motion Control Concerns

February 7, 2007 11:26 am | Articles | Comments

The Project: Find a linear motion solution that will carry the spray jet in a water massage machine over 7 ft. within a challenging environment. The Solution: A custom nut/lead screw assembly that does not absorb water was developed specifically to meet the needs of this application.


Is Your Supply Base Changing Without You?

February 7, 2007 10:03 am | Articles | Comments

While RoHS doesn’t directly affect medical device manufacturers in the U.S., many component suppliers are changing their products to be in compliance with the regulation.

Optical Resins

February 7, 2007 9:41 am | Fosta-Tek Optics Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The use of a custom formulation of the thermoset monomer ADC (allyl diglycol carbonate) is rapidly growing as a replacement for glass in a number of instrument display window and data capture system applications.


Headrests/Seat Cushions

February 7, 2007 9:41 am | Freedom Designs, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

LiquiCell comfort technology is provided in this company’s line of thoracic lateral supports, headrests, and seat cushions. When incorporated with these products, LiquiCell will help prevent pressure sores without interfering with patient positioning and effecting stability.

Powered Equipment Cart

February 7, 2007 9:41 am | Newcastle Systems | Product Releases | Comments

The NB400 powered equipment cart was developed to provide true mobility within a facility. With a computer on board, it is designed to ensure access to the latest information and to provide the means to operate equipment anywhere in a facility even in the most remote corners.

Lifting Columns

February 7, 2007 9:41 am | Skf Linear Motion & Precision Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Telemag TFG lifting columns offer compact, fast, and powerful solutions to deliver push or pull force for loads up to 2,500 N.

Fluid Delivery Instrumentation

February 7, 2007 9:41 am | Artel | Product Releases | Comments

The PCS (Pipette Calibration System) and MVS (Multichannel Verification System) are tools that rapidly verify the accuracy and precision of liquid delivery devices.

Finding the Right Fit for Tubing

January 19, 2007 8:30 am | Value Plastics, A Nordson Company | Articles | Comments

There is more to finding the right barb style connector for tubing than engineers might currently consider. Taking the extra time to conduct the proper tests will go a long way in ensuring a reliable system.


Medical Membranes

January 18, 2007 11:37 am | W.L. Gore & Associates | Product Releases | Comments

Offered as die-cut parts and roll-goods, medical membranes are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to meet development, validation, and high-volume manufacturing needs.

Antimicrobial PVDF/PES Membranes

January 18, 2007 11:37 am | Millipore Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Antimicrobial PVDF and PES membranes are provided to fulfill a variety of filtration needs. The company’s membranes undergo a special coating process which gives them antimicrobial properties while still retaining the same filtration quality.

Self Priming Filters

January 18, 2007 11:37 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

HiFlo self priming 0.2 micron filters have tube ports with 0.12 in. OD. They are also available with 0.15 inch ID socket ports. These filters allow for a flow rate of 25 ml per minute at 36 in. H 2 0 head height.

Air Filters (3743)

January 18, 2007 11:37 am | Universal Air Filter Co. | Product Releases | Comments

When a design calls for more positive grounding, Spring Clip filters offer more effective EMI shielding. At the same time, they simultaneously help reduce vibration and chatter, and can meet special installation requirements.

Photo Etched Filters

January 18, 2007 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Company specializes in the manufacture of small, light-gauge metal parts through photo chemical etching, a process that produces intricate components with close tolerances. It is setting industry standards fabricating a variety of components, including filters.

EMC Filters

January 18, 2007 11:37 am | Schaffner Emc, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

These EMC filters are offered with modern plastic housings. Because of their design, the low-leakage, three-phase EMC filters are compact, lightweight, and offer a high level of functionality. Their design is also user-friendly and reduces installation time.


January 18, 2007 11:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MarForm MMQ 400 formtester is a ground up design that is robust, less sensitive to environmental influences, fast, flexible, and accurate.


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