The ETL SEMKO division of Intertek has launched the Intertek Standards Store, an online store containing more than 1 million technical documents, industry standards, and requirements. It offers the latest conformity assessment standards including IEC 60601-1 and UL 60601-1. Information: www.
The 2005-2006 edition of the “Investigations Operations Manual” (IOM) is available. IOM is the primary guidance document on FDA inspection policy and procedures for field investigators and inspectors.
“How to Kick-Start Your CAPA Process,” an industry white paper offered by MasterControl Inc. and PathWise Inc.
Mechanical and biomedical engineers at Purdue University have developed specialized hydraulic machines and software to help the industry create better and longer lasting implants for people suffering from spinal injuries, disease, and age-related wear.
Airways Development LLC (Kenilworth, NJ) chose Cyrolite GS-90 acrylic-based multipolymer compound for molding the neonatal swivel connector on its Clarissa Infant Nasal CPAP assembly.
Dr. Zhiwen Liu, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Penn State University, is leading a group of engineers on a project that has enabled them to utilize a white-light laser to serve as optical tweezers.
Fluke, a leader in test and measurement products and services, has launched a website with tools and educational material on predictive and preventive maintenance in a wide range of environments. Information: www.fluke.com/pdm .
The Project: Replace the IEEE 802.11 frequency-hopping standard used for wireless connectivity of medical devices.
The PIATI_STI was developed specifically to read ECC200 Data Matrix codes lasermarked on medical/dental tools and instruments in accordance with HIBCC specifications.
Hybrid ceramic ball bearings serve in large variable-speed electric motor applications and offer key performance benefits over standard steel ball bearings.
The Xgen Series “powerKit” offers convenience, allowing system designers immediate development of custom AC/DC power supply solutions.
Medical equipment such as patient monitors, scanners, electronic catheters, and therapeutic devices require dependable connectivity and accurate signal transmission.
The Project: Quickly manufacture prototypes for the outside bumpers of a new pulse oximeter. The Solution: Use rapid injection molding to evaluate three part batches for $3,000 per batch in 10 days per order.
Silicone technology cures tack free in seconds to a depth of two inches upon exposure to UV or high-power visible light. These one-part Loctite Nuva-Sil silicones are ideal for deep potting, encapsulation, environmental protection, and sealing.