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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords

Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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Webinars: Medical
Designing with Medical Grade Silicone: Considerations for Medical Product Design Engineers

This 30-minute Webinar focuses on the possibilities for medical device design. A silicone expert presents how silicones can help you develop innovative medical devices.

New research could help solve a major challenge in the deployment of certain COVID-19 vaccines worldwide — the need for the vaccines to be kept at below-freezing temperatures...

Researchers are developing devices to explore the possibilities of wearable, flexible antennas. The team found that changing the geometry of the antenna changes its...

Researchers have developed a novel nanofiber production technique called centrifugal multispinning that will open the door for the safe and cost-effective mass production...

White Papers: Medical
Medical Device Cooling Considerations for Your Next Design Project

The term “Medical Device” covers an expansive range of applications ranging from large MRI machines to hand-held surgical devices and diagnostic tools. These pieces of...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Advances in Medical Imaging

Medical imaging is one of the most valuable tools doctors have to detect and diagnose diseases. While medical imaging has come a long way, many CTs, X-rays, ultrasounds, and MRI scans produce 2D renderings that require doctors to use their imagination and experience to piece together what they are seeing. With...

White Papers: Medical
Injection Molding Principles

Optimizing custom part designs for injection molding requires a thorough understanding of the process and outcomes. In this ebook, you'll learn about common molding resins, special molding terms you should know,...

Mactac®, a LINTEC Company, has acquired Duramark Products Inc., previously known as Ritrama USA. The acquisition consists of the company’s Minneapolis, MN, and Moore,...

This Arm-based architecture is dedicated to high-performance embedded computing applications.
See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.
Features: Test & Measurement
Testing Strategies for EUA Devices
While many devices have received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for short-term use, new testing procedures are needed for the long-term.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
New Products & Services: April 2021 Medical Design Briefs
Embedded antennas, fume hoods, computing nodes, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Product Focus: Laser Machining/Marking 2021
Laser systems, engraving machines, flux-core wires, and more.
The patch can be folded around surgical tools.
The surface waves provide a thermal transport solution.
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
Stainless steel tubing is a primary support feature of single-use handheld surgical devices.
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.
A recent report from Evaluate Vantage looks back at 2020 and reviews the short-term and long-term effects the pandemic had on the industry.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has launched a new surveillance solution designed to deliver fast and highly reliable insight into the presence of in-air pathogens, including...

A new study shows for the first time that lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs for a year were capable of growth within the recipient. The valves also showed reduced...

A pinprick test accurately measures the concentration of coronavirus antibodies in blood in under one hour. And it’s cheap — costing about tenth of current tests.

A team of researchers has developed a low-cost, mass-producible ventilator to help address the worldwide shortage. Because the ventilator is developed specifically for...

A new saliva-based COVID-19 is less invasive than many of the traditional nasal swab tests in use, and researchers say it is sensitive, specific, and can deliver results at a...

White Papers: Power
How to Select the Right Circuit Protection for Your Medical Device

With so many circuit protection device types, design choices, and configurations, making the appropriate selection for your specific medical equipment can feel daunting –...

A new camera module with quadruple the resolution of its predecessor, at 400 × 400, or 160 Kpixels, provides clear images inside the body’s farthest...

Tech Talks: Medical
Semi-Automatic Error Proofing for Medical Leak Tests

Strict standards must be met when it comes to testing for medical, pharmaceutical, and packaging applications. It’s also important to understand advancements being achieved in control, testing, and inspection equipment for different kinds of packaging.

In the era of social distancing, using robots for some healthcare interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between healthcare workers and sick patients. However, a key...

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