Electric cylinders are a cost effective, high-performance linear positioning alternative to pneumatic and hydraulic systems in applications requiring continuous thrust of ≤150 lb.
A family of compact guided motion air cylinders features extended load carrying capabilities. Twin guide shafts provide precision, non-rotating positioning. Customers have the option of sleeve or ball bearings as well as four mounting methods. Dowel pin holes on mounting surfaces provide accuracy.
For applications that require tight speed control and ultimate smoothness for scanning or positioning, a series of direct drive motors is offered.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. introduced its FH100 variable-speed peristaltic pump for laboratory life-science applications. A newly designed, integrated three-roller pump head allows for fast tubing changes and simple setup and operation.
PolyMedex Discovery Group announced the expansion of the NanoMed nanoparticle technology to include thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) formulations for the minimally invasive device market.
Colder Products Company continues its expansion of the FitQuik product line with fitting options that include color coding accessories for luer connectors, tube fittings with expanded hose barb sizes, and 1/4-28-inch UNF threaded options.
Avicenna Technology offers free laser-machining prototyping to their volume-contract outsource-manufacturing customers. Avicenna provides proof-of-concept services and delivers feasibility samples during the design and evaluation stages of outsource manufacturing.
Secant Medical exhibited its specialized biomedical textile development services, and launched its aggressive new marketing and branding strategy at MD&M West.
PolyOne Corporation has unveiled a newly expanded portfolio of specialized solutions for the healthcare industry.
ExtruMed, the thermoplastics division of medical device contract manufacturer Vesta Inc., has launched balloon expansion capabilities within its Livermore, CA plant.
At MD&M West, Epicor Software Corporation presented the next release of its award-winning ERP solution. Building on the extensive functionality delivered with Epicor 9, the latest in Epicor ERP represents a follow-on release that continues to deliver high value at a low total cost of ownership.
Veridiam Medical (MD&M West Booth 2962) introduces new spin welding capabilities to its array of specialized manufacturing operations. The new Spin Welder allows plastic components to be quickly, cleanly, and permanently attached to metal assemblies.