The MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical-systems) valve uses electrostatic force to direct the flow of inert gases. It offers clean service by eliminating solenoids, spools, springs, and internal seals.
The UltraCool P line of splayed pin fin heat sinks generates a cooling premium of 20 to 30 percent over standard pin fin heat sinks, when operating in low air speed environments and in the natural convection mode. The pin fins feature an array of round pins that are splayed outwards.
The Robofil 6050TW twin-wire machine accommodates larger parts, machining workpieces up to 49.61 x 24.02 x 14.17 in. The machine features high-precision glass scales that measure increments down to 0.05 µm.
The TH1050 Scara robot is built from the ground up to perform high-speed operations. Featuring a low-profile, duct-less design and heavy-duty housing, this robot offers the stability and configuration to achieve rapid performance. It reaches composite speeds of 8.
DualVee integral bushing and stud shaft wheels have a one-piece design in which the wheel bearing inner raceway is ground into the wheel bushing or wheel stud shaft. This design yields a lower profile and increased rigidity, resulting in up to 84 percent less deflection.
Using an innovative twin-head design, the Model 1420 miniature diaphragm pump achieves higher flows than conventional standard diaphragm pumps of the same physical size. The durable, oil-less pump is designed for applications requiring high flow in an extremely compact package.
The Project: Prevent warranty issues by eliminating the possibility of laser misalignment during shipping or handling. The Solution: Use a self-locking fastener designed to resist loosening even under heavy loads and severe vibrations.
Sealant Equipment & Engineering Inc.’s new catalog, “Meter Mix Dispense Systems for Adhesives,
Animatics, a patent holder for integrated servo motors, has released a catalog that features both integrated servos built on traditional high-speed brushless SmartMotor servo motor platforms and new fully commutated “servoed” ServoStep step motor platforms. Information: www.animatics.com .
MicroGroup offers a resource for both medical design engineers and purchasing personnel.
Videojet Technologies Inc. has redesigned its website to help visitors find information on marking and coding solutions for a variety of applications. Brochures, case studies, white papers, and material safety data sheets are now searchable. Information: www.videojet.com .
The ETL SEMKO division of Intertek has launched the Intertek Standards Store, an online store containing more than 1 million technical documents, industry standards, and requirements. It offers the latest conformity assessment standards including IEC 60601-1 and UL 60601-1. Information: www.
The 2005-2006 edition of the “Investigations Operations Manual” (IOM) is available. IOM is the primary guidance document on FDA inspection policy and procedures for field investigators and inspectors.
“How to Kick-Start Your CAPA Process,” an industry white paper offered by MasterControl Inc. and PathWise Inc.
Mechanical and biomedical engineers at Purdue University have developed specialized hydraulic machines and software to help the industry create better and longer lasting implants for people suffering from spinal injuries, disease, and age-related wear.