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Modular Video-Based System Enables Precision Inspection

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | The L.S. Starrett Company | Product Releases | Comments

The Galileo KineMic, an entry level modular video-based inspection system, is well-suited for quality assurance, receiving inspection, training, manufacturing, assembly, research, documentation, and a variety of other applications.

Visible Radiometer for Visible Light Curing Systems

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Consistent curing requires consistent light intensity. The new ACCU-CAL 50V radiometer is simple to operate and offers repeatable measurement of visible light. The ACCU-CAL 50V can measure visible light energy emitted from lightguides (3.0, 5.0, and 8.0 mm), flood systems, and conveyors.

Narrow Web Slitting Services Support IVD Development

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | G&L Precision Die-Cutting, Llc-A Lohmann Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Company offers narrow web slitting services of IVD components including nitrocellulose, fiberglass, absorbent pads, pressure sensitive adhesive tapes, conductive films, and more. Its proprietary process supports working with delicate materials with little or no tension and slitting as narrow as 3.


Linear Actuator Has Internal Anti-Rotation Mechanism

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 35000 series (Size 14) double stack captive hybrid linear actuator, designed with an internal anti-rotation mechanism, is especially well suited for applications in which external anti-rotation methods would be difficult or impossible to employ.

Laser Marking Provides Permanent Solution

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | All-Marks | Product Releases | Comments

Laser marking provides an ideal permanent marking solution on medical devices and equipment, surgical instruments, and orthopedic inserts, as well as in conjunction with high speed packaging and labeling lines.

Programmable Force Tester Features PC Control

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Mark-10 Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Model ESM301 force tester is designed for product integrity testing in quality control, manufacturing, and R&D areas. With a load capacity of 300 lbf (1.

Brushless DC Motor Achieves Extremely High Torque

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The EC-powermax 22 achieves extremely high torque at slow speeds compared to other similar-sized brushless DC motors. As part of the company’s standard program, it is available in two lengths and has an operating range between 90 to 120 watts, depending on the version.

Temperature/Humidity Sensing Instruments Enable Accurate Control

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Minco | Product Releases | Comments

Transmitters, controllers, indicators, and accessories are designed to work with the company’s temperature sensors and heaters, but can work with a wide variety of other devices. Temptran temperature transmitters amplify low-level signals from RTD or thermocouples.


Heavy-Duty Casters Have Notches to Make Installation Easier

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Revvo Caster Company, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

H Series heavy-duty casters feature a bolt-on directional lock. These models are now manufactured with notches to make it easier to install and use the bolt-on style directional lock. The lock is bolted on underneath the top plate, using the top plate mounting bolts.

Patent Protection 101

October 13, 2008 12:07 pm | Articles | Comments

Patent protection is an aspect of business that concerns many, but truly understood by few. It is a critical piece of any new technology development venture and as such, engineers must be aware of the steps they need to take to safeguard an invention against competitors or counterfeiters.


Protecting Your Portable Products

October 13, 2008 12:06 pm | Articles | Comments

Portable, hand-held medical devices are improving patient care, both at home and in medical facilities. However, reliability and safety demand proper use of electronic circuit protective devices.


Consumer Product Design

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Texas Instruments Inc. | Articles | Comments

Technologies from one industry often drive innovation and design evolution in another. Medical device design is influenced by products that are being used in aerospace and military. The consumer market is also an industry that can impact device design.


Insert Replaces Nuts and Ferrules for Easier Tubing Connections

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Colder Products Company | Product Releases | Comments

This ¼-28 UNF thread has been added to the PMC12 product line. The coupling insert is designed to allow users to easily incorporate quick disconnect technology into existing ¼-28 flat bottom ports and small-diameter tubing applications.

TPU Enables Disposable Thin-Wall Extruded Tubing

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | New England Urethane | Product Releases | Comments

A phthalate (plasticizer) free, very stretchable thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) alloy promises to offer enhanced product design and application parameters for medical product and other designers and manufacturers.

Flexible Tubing Handles Temperature Fluctuations

October 9, 2008 6:06 am | Newage Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to endure temperature extremes, medical-grade silicone tubing handles temperature variations from -100°F to 400°F; braid-reinforced hose from -80°F to 350°F. Both offer translucency for visual contact with the flow and excellent bend radii for restricted space applications.


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