STERILENE silicone cable jackets can be specified on precision interconnect cable assemblies such as BASIS cable assemblies as well as custom cable assemblies.
Two federal initiatives are helping small medical device manufacturing companies bring new technology to the marketplace. Called SBIRs and STTRs, they provide small businesses with an R&D budget. The following article examines the benefits being seen in the laser machining arena.
The Project: Specify a polymer for high performance in a range of devices, diagnostic equipment, and packaging. The Solution: Use COC in products for hospitals, medical laboratories, and other critical settings. LabCD system from Tecan Group Ltd.
A 352-page guide from Lumex Inc., Palatine, IL, describes thousands of opto-component solutions ranging from discrete LEDs to LCD displays. Information: 800-278-5666.
The ISA Training Institute and ISA Press have released their latest catalogs detailing more than 300 continuing education courses and 400 reference publications and standards.
This is a monthly information service for manufacturers, suppliers, and users of performance plastics. It includes market and industry news, new materials and processing, performance applications, environmental issues, technological developments, and an events calendar.
The object of this publication is to provide practical guidance on assessing the useful service life of plastics. It describes test procedures and extrapolation techniques together with the inherent limitations and problems.
This leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial instrumentation for the process control and data acquisition industries published a 350 page Product Handbook, volume 17, 2005 edition.
The European Plastics and Rubber Directory is a unique directory that will keep users in touch with the European plastics and rubber industries across the whole of Europe.
Parker Fluid Control Division, New Britain, CT, is offering its new 24/7 Catalog, which features information on Skinner and Gold Ring solenoid valves. The valves, which are suitable for medical instrumentation, are available for shipping within 24 to 48 hours. Information: 440-205-7869.
This four-page product bulletin profiles PEM self-locating projection weld nuts. These fasteners provide load-bearing threads in metal sheets too thin to tap and incorporate unique engineering to help promote cost-effective and efficient component assembly.
The Allied Electronics Product Catalog contains reference data and purchasing information for
Literature from 4th State Inc., Belmont, CA, offers a look at gas plasma processing and systems. Plasma surface engineering can improve product quality and consistency, reduce friction, and establish or improve biocompatibility.
A new guide from Integrated Biosciences Inc., Lewisberry, PA, presents a series of questions and answers to help readers determine if outsourcing is right for them. It also examines how to gain the greatest return on investment through outsourcing. Information: 610-866-8654.
Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Cincinnati, has a new CD that gives detailed information about its line of EVP proportional control valves, which can control flow ranging from 0 to greater than 20 liters per minute.