The Accu-Cut 701SE is the first in a line of automatic cutters for braided catheters. These machines bring automated control and improved quality, eliminating a manual razor blade process. Part diameters range from 0.3 mm to 7.5 mm; materials can be singulated or coiled.
Custom fabricated specialty rubber products made from a wide range of materials for sealing, gasketing, and shock-resistance applications are available from Interstate Specialty Products, Inc.
Hardinge provides gripping solutions for machining small diameter parts for medical component manufacturing. One category of products includes Swiss-type headstock collets, pickoff collets, carbide guide bushings, bar loader collets and custom manufactured solutions for Swiss turning.
There have been a number of changes in the last decade, which have raised questions as to how manufacturers should design cleaning and sterilization validation in order to be in compliance with new standards.
Lean manufacturing is commonly associated with automotive manufacturers but medical device makers are rapidly discovering the advantages of using it in their marketplace.
ComfortCoat is an advanced lubricious hydrophilic coating designed to enhance maneuverability of metal guidewires in minimally invasive procedures. For example, minimally invasive procedures are carried out to treat strokes, brain aneurysms, and other neurovascular diseases.
This high performance servo system consists of a Kollmorgen S200 servo drive and Kollmorgen AKM servomotor. The system can be optimized to meet specific application requirements, making it an ideal solution in industries such as packaging and medical.
Bio-Chem Fluidics has expanded its line of Bio-Chem Valve solenoid-operated isolation valves to include the high-flow, chemically inert 150L-Series.
With the newly revised LF series linear scales, HEIDENHAIN now offers higher precision than ever for use on high accuracy machine tools, jig bore and grinding machines, and linear motors. Sporting new designs of the scanning electronics and mechanical setup...
Fisnar Inc. brings together an enhanced SV2000N series of close tolerance, minimum overspray valves with a precision SVC100 controller that manages the functions necessary to provide repeatable and precise spray performance.
Optical Gaging Products (OGP) introduces the new SmartScope Apex Micro precision dimensional measurement system to the industrial marketplace. Apex Micro is a floor model fixed optics system...
No. 965 is a 1350ºF (~733ºC) electrically-heated cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used heat treating titanium at the customer’s facility. Workspace of this unit measures 24”W x 24”D x 24”H. 30KW are installed in nickel chrome wire coils...
Teknor Apex Company has developed two high-hardness grades in its Medalist® MD-200 series of thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers, extending the already broad durometer range...
Aluminum gas cylinders are available for medical O2 applications. The aluminum cylinders are as much as 50% lighter than traditional steel cylinders, making them easier to carry and handle.
The AdvantaPure website sports a fresh appearance with a single, top navigation bar to help viewers find what they’re looking for quickly and easily. The new look is clean, streamlined, and presents information in a logical, straightforward format.
Ruland offers two series' of couplings machined from a single piece of aluminum and feature multiple spiral cuts. The multiple cut design provides higher torsional stiffness and torque capabilities, and greatly reduced wind-up when compraed to a commodity type single beam coupling.
SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced third-party test results that validate the multiple sterilization capabilities of its remarkably tough Ultem HU1004 polyetherimide (PEI) resin.
Company offers precision photo etched components to a vast array of markets. A wide variety of materials includes: nitinol, kapton, stainless steel, lead, titanium, copper, molybdenum, and nickel.
Rynel, Inc. has developed a molding process that allows its bio-compatible foam to be formed into small, highly-detailed, three-dimensional components.
The Project: To design, optimize, and produce better fitting hearing aids in less time. The Solution: Use CAD/CAM and 3D computer imaging to create custom devices in audiologist offices. These images show various angles of two hearing aid shells. One shell is on top of the other.
AirPlus Mini produces air pillows at a rate of 20 feet per minute, yet occupies less than two square feet of desktop space. This lightweight, portable, compact unit is easy to install—just plug it in to any standard wall outlet.
The FMB210 monobloc vial filling and capping machine enables pharmaceutical and biotech filling operations to achieve a 50% increase in output capacity with maximum flexibility within minimum floor space requirements.
The Project: Create an alternative to the inspection protocols that rely on a human operator to verify the quality of electrosurgery electrodes. The Solution: Develop a 100% automated inspection system, that maintains rapid throughput, to ensure consistent results.
What began with drug-eluting stents has progressed to coatings with multiple actions and beyond. The following article, based on interviews with leading medical device coating companies, offers insight into the latest advancements.
The 63069-013A-2 test socket is designed to make contact on two sides of a laminated substrate, a device used in an implantable pacemaker/defibrillator assembly.