The release of the DAS-1254 and DAS-1294 data acquisition systems offers two hardware modules that
The unique design of this foot pedal places Hall sensors and electronics behind a solid plastic diaphragm that separates the top and bottom halves of the foot pedal, sealing the electronics in an IP68 rated enclosure. The pedal's pivot point itself is also sealed against large debris.
FlexiDyne™ is capable of treating most non-metallic items—smaller than 150 mm wide by 50 mm high—to provide powerful adhesion for printing, painting, bonding, coating, and wetting applications for the medical industry.
The Walther Trowal DD (Direct Drive) Series of Vibratory Finishers is ideal for many mass finishing applications from vigorous deburring to gentle polishing and can process a wide range of parts sizes.
The V300-4GR Microwave Plasma System was designed for cleaning and surface activation of polymer flex circuit materials. It features automated un-wind, plasma treatment, and re-wind of reels up to 267 mm dia. x 48 mm wide.
The ProCenter combines a comfortable workstation and a powerful dust collector in one compact unit to deliver double the benefits in micro-abrasive blasting technology.
The company's Plasma3™ is ideal for specialty applications requiring stringent surface specifications, improved hydrophilicity, and precise surface coating performance.
Fiber abrasive brushes are being used to deburr molded plastic pieces for the medical products industry. The Bradex® fiber abrasive brushes are utilized by a company that manufactures plastic trays for surgical and medical kits.
HaloShield is an innovative coating technology that prolongs and strengthens chlorine's proven ability to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as MRSA and other viruses.
FybRglass® Surface Preparation Brushes are excellent tools for soldering, painting, and epoxying applications. The roughening of the surface enhances adhesion of paint, solder, and epoxy.
• Carpenter Technology Corp., Wyomissing, PA, has enhanced its online technical information database for design engineers and material specifiers. Readers can access the database any time at no charge.
Zontec, Cincinnati, OH, is offering a free evaluation of its Synergy 2000 statistical process control software for quality assurance professionals. Synergy 2000 is used in quality management applications to monitor and react to process variation during production and inspection.
MICS-enabled implantable medical devices are just starting to appear in the marketplace. This exclusive report provides a summary of the FCC rules governing MICS devices, an overview of a new low-power 402-405 MHz RF transceiver, and implications for the future.
Not only can automation save valuable time and money, but it can also keep product manufacturing inside the U.S. This exclusive report explores how automation is keeping medical devices closer to home. Eighty percent of the manufacturing cost is built into the product in the initial design.
The Project: To develop a torque-limiting wrench for a new cervical spine system under time and money constraints. The Solution: Use 3D CAD software and the Internet to communicate design concepts by e-mail and then turn the 3D model into an exact replica of the part in a few hours.