Aimed at medical parts manufacturers, the FZ12KS Tilt vertical machining center incorporates a swivel head spindle for single setup machining of complex parts. It has a swiveling range of -10° to 115°, and it only takes 0.5 seconds to swivel from 0° to 90°.
This company can turn 3D CAD models into real plastic parts in as few as three days. Injection molded in a choice of engineering-grade resins, these plastic parts are ideal for functional testing, bridge tooling, or even short-run production.
Custom fabrics are becoming available to medical device manufacturers for applications where they traditionally were not an option. New capabilities and technologies provide designers with choices that offer unique advantages. This article explores the impact of this emerging materials revolution.
A variety of adhesive solutions and components are offered to meet the needs of manufacturers and converters of flexible packaging.
This line of vacuum chamber systems is built with solid seal bars, enabling a constant and verifiable temperature over the entire sealing surface throughout the full sealing cycle.
Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers looking to solve “clean peel” lidding issues can now benefit from the Allegro M sealant. The sealant can be extrusion coated onto various substrates including film, foil, or even paper to create a cost effective way to a achieve a “clean peel.
A robust, highly versatile label applicator can be optionally equipped to withstand direct water washdowns. The product, called the ALS 206, securely applies preprinted product ID labels in widths up to 6.4 in. to targeted items including cartons and boxes.
Eastar copolyester 6763 is a resin choice for sheet among thermoformers of rigid medical trays. It maintains long-term clarity and does not yellow or stress-whiten. It is also puncture resistant, a characteristic that helps ensure the sterile barrier of a package is not breached.
Danaher Motion has introduced the 2006/2007 Guide to Thomson-Deltran brakes and clutches. This brake and clutch solutions catalog details the complete line of electromagnetic friction brakes and clutches, and The Genuine Wrap Spring family of wrap spring clutch/brakes.
An updated 14-page “Self-Clinching Fastener Handbook” is available free from PennEngineering. The publication serves as a useful educational resource and general reference guide about self-clinching fastener technology. Information: www.pemnet.com .
Whatman, a global leader in separations technology, has created a new OEM capabilities brochure detailing its line of filters and accessories available to OEM manufacturers.
Two white papers are available from Applied Manufacturing Technologiesa leading supplier of complete consulting and engineering services.
NKK Switches, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of electromechanical switches, offers online 3D CAD file downloads for its SmartSwitch.
Providing design engineers with rugged surface mount devices specifically designed for surge/pulse applications and for circuits subject to extreme thermal cycling, this company offers two versions of its popular cylindrical surface mount resistors.