The third in its Parts Smarts booklet series, UFE introduces “The 9 Plastic Gear Must Ask Questions.” The online booklet answers essential questions for engineers to consider when designing plastic gears.
As physicians, patient groups, and Congress pressure the FDA for stronger monitoring and recall action on devices and diagnostics, a manufacturer’s risk-management program must be stronger than ever.
Protomold offers fast turnaround on injection molded prototypes, plus the ability to have them shipped even faster for a premium. Now, the ProtoQuote web-based quoting system gives users the ability to explore the effect of different delivery schedules on a quoted price.
Steris Isomedix Services has launched the SteriLink Internet-based customer interface, an interactive service that provides complete, real-time visibility into Steris Isomedix’s processing facilities.
This mobile workstation and OR gateway is equipped with a DICOM digital video recorder (DVR) that can augment other manufacturers current OR solutions.
The SLH series of high performance size 5 (12.7 mm diameter) small slotless brushless DC motors were specifically designed for powering precision instruments such as surgical hand pieces and similar medical and dental power tools.
The Melt-Disk hot runner system provides simple, versatile horizontal hot tip processing for direct side gating applications. The key to Melt-Disk’s excellent processing performance is the controlled heating element on the disk portion that ensures optimal heat control in the gate area.
EduNeering, a leader in knowledge solutions for business improvement and regulatory compliance, offers its proprietary Performance and Risk Optimization for Value Enhancement (P•R•O•V•E) solution.
Demand for implantable medical devices will increase over 10% annually to $36.4 billion in 2009. An expanding prevalence of heart, orthopedic, neurological, visual, and urinary disorders coupled with new, high value-added product introductions will promote gains.
Company will make its thin-film coating capability available to customers who need optical coating services for their own substrates.
The PC-controlled Scepter is optimized for the automated polishing of various medical devices that incorporate fiber optic lightguides. Instruments such as catheters, endoscopes, probes, illumination bundles, image fibers, and laser delivery cables are processed, resulting in scratch-free surfaces.
Company has increased its capacity to make complex coatings with more than 100 layers, by adding a new 45-inch-diameter coating chamber. The large coater is equipped with two electron guns and planetary rotation. It also has a high output ion gun, which produces durable “shift-free” coatings.
The A400 gas plasma system has a 16 x 16 x 19 in. aluminum chamber, is clean room compatible, and available in both table-top and tall free-standing cabinet versions. Gas introduction via mass flow controllers and magnetic valves ensures precise gas measurement.
The SpeedMask 7100 series of temporary metal masking resins offer reliable surface protection for orthopedic implants, implant hardware, surgical instruments, and medical devices. These masking resins cure in seconds using UV light.