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Rechargeable Battery

February 9, 2007 5:07 am | Eaglepicher Medical Power | Product Releases | Comments

Called the Contego Series, this modular rechargeable lithium-ion implantable battery product line promises to spare developers in neurostimulation and other implantable markets the time-consuming process of developing a custom battery for each new device.

Modem Module

February 9, 2007 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The TinyModem is an extremely small modem module with an RJ-11 connector. Measuring just 0.66 x 1.25 x 0.75 in., the full-featured modem with data, fax, and voice capability is easy to integrate into small-footprint designs.

6-Axis Robot

February 9, 2007 5:07 am | Adept Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Viper s1700 is a powerful robot with a reach of 1717 mm and capable of lifting and positioning loads of up to 20 kg. The speed and precision of this line of robots make them ideal for operations requiring precise automation. The s1700 can be either floor or ceiling-mounted.

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Bearings

February 9, 2007 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

After extensive testing, higher dynamic capacity ratings have been offered for Reali-Slim thin-section bearings based on an improved calculation methodology developed specifically for thin-section bearings.

MDT EXCLUSIVE: Linear Actuators

February 9, 2007 5:07 am | Portescap | Product Releases | Comments

The 26DAM Series digital linear actuators provide industry-leading linear force up to 120 oz. (33 N), linear step resolution of 0.001, 0.002, and .004 in. and 3.4 Watts of power for fast response times and precise positioning capability.

Product Design With the Manufacturing Process in Mind

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

As medical devices have become more advanced through the implementation of sophisticated technologies within the finished product, the amount of expertise required to efficiently design and engineer the device has grown.

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Designing with Flexible Circuits: Focus on Bending

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

With patients demanding medical devices that are convenient, yet discreet, electronics manufacturers are tasked with making internal components as small and compact as possible.

Focus on Motion Control Couplings

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

Medical news excites both the media and the public alike as new medicines, methods, and procedures bring relief to millions who suffer from various ailments.

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Advancing Patient Safety Through Human Factors Engineering

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

It is in the best interest of healthcare providers to receive technology that has been thoroughly tested to ensure successful implementation into an existing environment. Additionally, the medical professional wants to be certain the new system will enable greater care to patients.

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Making Sense of Orthopedic Technologies

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

Sensors have become an integral part of medical devices across most industry sectors. Providing vital information to the healthcare provider or patient, they can significantly enhance the quality of a treatment solution.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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