Microtips Technology is presenting a re-engineered liquid crystal display module that offers advantages over the current technology used in vacuum fluorescent displays (VFD). Within this white paper, Microtips will introduce the benefits of vivid liquid crystal displays (VLCD).
This white paper reviews the general principles of test-centric assembly for manufacturers and machine builders more accustomed to streamlining assembly operations where testing is absent or plays a minimal part.
The fundamental advantage of a stepper motor, speed and position control without feedback, is becoming more attractive to industries sensitive to cost, or to overcome the reliability problems linked to the mechanical commutation system of DC motors.
This white paper examines the printer technologies that are available for embedded applications, explains why direct thermal technology is ideal for embedded usage, provides selection criteria for identifying the right thermal printer, and demonstrates the value of engaging the printer manufacturer early in the design cycle.
Countless companies worldwide use radio frequency identification (RFID) to improve internal efficiencies, adding to their value proposition and increasing product or process safety. The technology is especially useful to medical device manufacturers, who must ensure the safety of their products and production processes to protect patients.
Inside: Read about aspects to evaluate when outsourcing injection molding in “Considerations for Outsourced Injection Molded Parts and Prototypes,” from Proto Labs. Shared are professionals’ opinions on global design. Additionally, read about orthopedic implants, nurses and motor solutions, optoelectronics and displays, power, and rubber molding. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes.
Inside: Read about dealing with stacked tolerances in “Using Dry Lubricants to Address Stacked Tolerances,” from MicroCare Medical. Shared are professionals’ opinions on orthopedics. Additionally, read about sensing success, enclosures, POC Diagnostics, and Singapore. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes.
Inside: Read about validation in “Validation: Does the Supplier Share Your Interpretation?” from Donatelle. Shared are professionals’ opinions on new materials and telemonitoring technology. Additionally, read about device pre-clinical testing, electromechanical and mechanical devices, replacing PVC tubes, and graphical user interfaces for medical devices. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes.
MDT and ECN present the 2010 Medical Electronics Resource Guide. Inside: Find a list of products with contact information for numerous companies. Categories include: boards and modules; electromechanical and mechanical devices; integrated circuits; optoelectronics and displays; packaging and interconnects; passive and discrete components; power sources; sensors; test and measurement; and wireless system components.
Inside: Read about manipulating tubing with multiple lumens “on the fly” in “Precision Shape-Shifting Silicone Tubing is a Reality,” from Specialty Silicone Fabricators. Shared are professionals’ opinions on lean manufacturing and portable medical technology. Additionally, read about packaging with rapid prototyping, sensors, miniaturization, implant performance improvements, and product design...
Inside: Read about how to reduce the cost of medical disposals in “Reducing Cost in Medical Disposable Manufacturing,” from Kimball Electronics Group Medical Solutions. Shared are professionals’ opinions on FDA URI Rule. Additionally, read about thermoset tooling transfers, lean manufacturing, online video sharing, syringe pumps, power, laser cutting, miniature motors, adding conveyors, and imaging.
Inside: Read about treating the surface of a variety of materials with microabrasive blasting in “Rediscovering the Benefits of Microabrasive Blasting Technology,” from Comco, Inc. Shared are professionals’ opinions on manufacturing technologies. Additionally, read about eco-friendly alternatives to latex, surgical procedures, and packaging and interconnects. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes.
Inside: Read about PTFE properties of the material and advantages in “Use of Expanded PTFE Membranes in Medical Filtration,” from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Shared are professionals’ opinions on combination products. Additionally, read about the pitfalls of packaging development, solution to molding, passive and discrete components, and the MD&M Minneapolis show preview. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes.
Inside: Read about miniaturization in “Miniaturization in the Medical Interconnect Market,” from Hypertronics Corp. Shared are professionals’ opinions on controversial devices. Additionally, read about sterilization-proof RFID Tag, coatings, sensors, power sources, robotic radiosurgery, testing, and diagnostic imaging horizons. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes
Inside MDT’s 2011/2012 Buyers’ Guide find a manufacturer and product directory, with a product index. Categories include: component fabrication; design/manufacturing services; electronic components; facility equipment/software; fluid/air transfer; hardware; materials; packaging/sterilization; and testing.