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Winter 2021 Resource Guide

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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Podcasts: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Here's an Idea: Microneedles

R&D: Electronics & Computers

Wireless Device Monitors Bone Health

INSIDER: Medical

Engineers have developed a new smart sensor platform for face masks that they are calling a “Fitbit for the face.” Dubbed “FaceBit,” the lightweight,...

INSIDER: Medical

Pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) technology, developed by experts at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), is capable of accurately diagnosing COVID-19 in just a few minutes. The...


Researchers are using gold nanoparticles to develop a new molecular diagnostic platform that considerably reduces the time required for COVID-19 detection. The RT-PCR...


Researchers have designed a rapid sensing COVID-19 test to meet the challenge of universal testing and tracking variants. The test takes advantage of the virus’...

White Papers: Materials
Analytical Testing Solutions for Medtech Manufacturing

For medtech manufacturers, material and device failures are an unavoidable issue that can plague even the most experienced engineering teams. This paper examines how a strong partnership...

White Papers: Medical
Understanding Choked Flow of Gases

Medical equipment applications which handle various gas flows often require a precise, repeatable mass flow rate of gas. Our white paper explains the science behind “Choked Flow” or the condition when...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Scientists have developed the first photo-electrochemical aptasensor that detects the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a saliva sample. This sensor, which uses aptamers (a type of artificial antibody), is...

INSIDER: Medical

Engineers have developed a powerful new tool that monitors the electrical activity inside heart cells, using tiny “pop-up” sensors that poke into cells without...

INSIDER: Wearables

A full 60 percent of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 also report gastrointestinal symptoms. Scientists have used a human intestine chip to study coronavirus infection and potential...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A novel approach to testing for the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 may lead to tests that are faster, less expensive, and potentially less prone to erroneous results than...

White Papers: Materials
Life Cycle Support for Medical Devices

Addressing unmet clinical needs while also keeping an eye on the competition requires medtech manufacturers to adopt a structured approach that supports the development of new technologies. An...

White Papers: Medical
Life Cycle Support for Medical Devices

For medtech manufacturers, engaging an experienced contract manufacturing organization (CMO) as a product development partner can reduce time to market while ensuring compliance with applicable...

Features: Materials
Plasma nitriding has a broad appeal to surface treat many metallic materials used in medical applications, including titanium alloys
Features: Connectivity
Healthcare organizations face very difficult choices in balancing patient protection with financial demands.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A modular exoskeleton relies on robust connectors.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device infuses antibodies through the miniature fiber to the tumor to activate T cells around tumor cells.
R&D: Energy
New nanotechnology has many potential applications, including harvesting clean energy to operate devices implanted in the body through the body’s natural movements.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A deep-learning framework transforms images of intact skin acquired by an emerging noninvasive optical technology.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor can be stretched up to 50 percent with almost the same sensing performance.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new platform provides visual detection analysis for lung cancer and ketosis/diabetes via different testing probes.
R&D: Packaging & Sterilization
A new sterilization technology could be the key to safely reusing disposable face masks.
Briefs: Medical
The algorithm was able to accurately detect irregular heart rhythms, indicating possible atrial fibrillation.
From the Editor: Connectivity
New best practices for understanding medical device security.
R&D: Materials
An international team of researchers has discovered a path that could lead to shape-shifting ceramic materials.
Briefs: Medical
The device harnesses the thermal energy generated by body heat.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Quantum sensors for the brain may soon identify brain diseases like dementia, ALS, and Parkinson’s.
Products: Motion Control
Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages

Designed for closed loop servo operation, a series of open aperture voice coil stages from Moticont, Van Nuys, CA, include a standard integral quadrature...

Products: Materials
Dymax has introduced light-curable adhesives for the evolving medical device wearables market.
Tech Talks: Medical
How to Improve Device Service Lifetime Through Advanced Material Science

In the early stages of design, engineers have the challenging task of finding which material will lead to the best working solution. This 10-minute Tech Talk examines how to accelerate and extend the service life of medical devices without compromising on the cost...