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 .
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.
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.
The Series 9795 3M advanced polyolefin medical microplate sealing tapes are indicated for a variety of adhesive applications in the healthcare industry.
This low pressure gas plasma system is for thin film coating and surface modification of medical components. The cleanroom-compatible AL140 plasma system has a 850 x 450 x 350 mm aluminum chamber.
The MCDC 3006 compact motion controller is for use with DC micromotors. The MCBL 3006 compact motion controller is for use with brushless DC motors. A printed circuit board version of the controller is available for superordinate systems for OEM applications.
Designed to connect 0.3 mm pitch FPC cable to the board, the FF02S Series connector has a height of only 0.9 mm and a 3.8-mm depth. It has undergone drop impact and vibration resistance testing and provides improved cable retention.
There is no need for gasket seals or sealant compounds or any other time-consuming in-house assembly sealants.
The SM2315DT SmartMotor features an 8-pole compact rotor design with higher copper filling factor compared to conventional techniques and the design achieves a higher energy density as well as better efficiency that results in more torque capacity in the same physical package size.
This linear actuator is designed for positioning requirements in a variety of applications, including medical. It is lead screw driven and provides an electromechanical alternative to a pneumatic actuator, improving accuracy and motion control.
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.
After an introduction of the basic technology of the Elliptecmotor, this article will present the physical analysis necessary for understanding the operation of the motor and will discuss its use in vacuum conditions. The technology can be utilized to address concerns with physical vapor deposition.
As medical equipment becomes more advanced, the demands on the electronic components are increasing exponentially. Large amounts of data are being collected during various tasks and systems need to be able to handle it.
Trends being observed now in medical device manufacturing are expected to create an increase in the demand for sterile packaging through 2010, according to a report from The Freedonia Group. This article summarizes the findings of the group’s study.