The medical device market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is growing fastthe region as a whole is expected to grow annually by 6%, reaching $5.8 billion in 2010. The rapid growth is fueled by EU accession.
Baumer Electric offers a one-page, easy-to-use Sensor Selector Guide designed to allow end users to quickly choose the appropriate sensor technology for their specific applications. The guide focuses on inductive, capacitive, photoelectric, laser, ultrasonic, encoder, and My-Com sensor technologies.
Gauthier Biomedical, a leading provider of orthopedic and spinal instrumentation, has introduced a new brochure featuring the company’s capabilities, manufacturing and prototyping services, and ISO certification.
The Contura G2 coordinate measuring machine provides a particularly affordable means of entering the world of scanning technology for production and progress inspection of single processing stages.
TML-HP (high power) telecentric measuring lenses correct perspective errors that yield variations in magnification through the depth of field. Therefore, these lenses are ideal for both on-line and off-line production environments that require accurate measurements.
The Fiber-Lite DC950 machine vision fiber optic illuminator for machine vision integrators is a 150-watt quartz halogen regulated illuminator.
Speed is the name of the game in getting a product to market before the competition. One technique medical device manufacturers are employing to help achieve faster design cycles for their products is rapid prototyping.
Hydrophobic polymeric membranes are widely used in medical devices to sterilize gases which pass through them or to provide sterile barriers between the atmosphere and device interiors.
Medical device manufacturers’ interest in outsourcing is growing and with it come many misconceptions and questions.
The SilverDust IG8 communication options include RS232, RS485, CAN, and Ethernet. This multi-channel architecture allows for a network of field devices using CAN to work simultaneously with a supervisory network using RS232, RS485, or Ethernet.
The MacroFlex Series of ribbon cable assemblies can be used in multiple applications requiring high performance ribbon cable assemblies, including board-to-board connections in medical electronic equipment.
The RoHS-compliant FJ Series of ultra-low profile jumpers is available. Specifically developed to ensure the reliability, functionality, and integrity of interconnect traces on multi-function printed circuit boards, the SMT jumpers are flat wireforms featuring a minimal profile.
Aluminum gas cylinders are available for medical O2 applications. The aluminum cylinders are as much as 50% lighter than traditional steel cylinders, making them easier to carry and handle.
The V160 vertical grinding and machining center incorporates ID/OD grinding, auto loading, and rough machining (hard turning) with automatic in-machine wheel dressing and in-process gauging, permitting the production of high precision parts complete in a single chucking.
Vericut 6.0 CNC machine simulation and optimization software has many features designed to increase the ability of CNC manufacturing engineers to analyze and optimize the entire CNC machining process in order to increase manufacturing efficiency.