Copley Controls, Canton, MA, has a motion control components selection guide for designers of medical instrumentation. It summarizes the specifications and features of servo and stepper drive amplifiers, linear motors and actuators, and motion control software. Download: www.copleycontrols.
Cole-Parmer Instrument Co., Vernon Hills, IL, is offering an interactive pump configurator designed to help readers configure Masterflex tubing pumps. Step-by-step instructions are given. Download: www.coleparmer.com/999.
The “European Plastics and Rubber Directory” is designed for companies that want to stay current with the European plastics and rubber industries across the whole of Europe.
Alden Products Company, makers of the patented Pulse-Lok auto-coupling circular connector, has launched an entirely new website and online product configurator. The completely renovated site reflects Alden’s newly renovated branding seen in the company’s offline marketing and advertising efforts.
The 2005 Climax campaign includes two new catalogs for Shaft Collars/Rigid Couplings and Keyless Locking Assemblies. The catalogs are designed to provide comprehensive technical and engineering information. Information: www.climaxmetal.com.
New 52-page catalog offering Tech-Etch’s complete standard and custom EMI/RFI shielding product line includes all sizes, shapes, compositions, mounting options, and seal types.
It’s estimated that noise-induced hearing loss causes as much as one-third of all hearing loss in North America despite the use of noise protectors. Sonomax Hearing Healthcare Inc. is attacking noise-induced hearing loss with help from Bayer MaterialScience in Pittsburgh, PA.
Pressed for time, tight on resources, and eager to reach their target market wherever in the world it is, medical device manufacturers are embracing third-party compliance reviews.
Providing design engineers with a non-inductive power resistor capable of withstanding repetitive high energy pulses, IRC has developed its NT Series wirewound resistors for high energy circuits in defibrillators and other medical electronics applications.
The Checker 101—the first member of the new Checker family of vision sensors—is a simple-to-use and inexpensive sensor that can visually detect the presence of items during the manufacturing process.
HERCULES Medical Monitor series displays are high performance medical TFT monitors, featuring a fanless, custom-designed aluminum housing that provides completely-sealed IP65 protection.
Gravi-Tech polymer-metal composites are a high-performance thermoplastic-based alternative to lead and other traditional metals.
This 2-phase hybrid stepper, the 208, is a 1.8 degree bipolar Nema 8 miniature step motor, intended for applications where space is limited. The motor measures only 0.79 in. square and is available in two stack sizesק.30 in. and 1.69 in. in length. Although it weighs only 0.13 lbs.
STERILENE silicone cable jackets can be specified on precision interconnect cable assemblies such as BASIS cable assemblies as well as custom cable assemblies.
Two federal initiatives are helping small medical device manufacturing companies bring new technology to the marketplace. Called SBIRs and STTRs, they provide small businesses with an R&D budget. The following article examines the benefits being seen in the laser machining arena.