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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

High-Speed Microscale 3D Printing

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White Papers: Medical
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A Faster Route to Custom-Design Molecular Diagnostic Instruments

This whitepaper delves into developing molecular diagnostics instruments, emphasizing the advantages of collaboration with experienced OEMs using platforms like Cavro® Omni...

INSIDER: Wearables

Skin can send certain health-related signals, such as dry skin feeling tighter to indicate the need for moisture. But what if skin could be smarter, capable of monitoring and sharing...

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News: Design

Trelleborg Medical Solutions has launched an Innovation Center in Plymouth, MN. An expansion of the company's former Rapid Development Center, it is designed to...

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Trivia: Medical

What are the four leading segments in the medical device industry?

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White Papers: Medical
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Holistic Approach Shortens Cycle Times for Orthopedic Implants

A unique approach to manufacturing a femoral knee implant resulted in a substantial reduction in milling time and considerable improvement in surface finish. Machine tool...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
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Drug-delivery devices not only provide a controlled and sustained release of therapeutic agents but also enable personalized medicine and targeted therapy. The continuous advancement of materials...

INSIDER: Wearables

An EU-funded lab is developing a multi-sensing device that can be implanted into blood vessels, such as peripheral veins or arteries, to monitor various body parameters and the overall health...

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White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Robot Manufacturer Strengthens Global Reputation for Quality With Kontron Motherboards

Kontron, renowned for their embedded computer solutions, celebrates over 20 years of partnership with KUKA, the industrial robotics leader, to provide...

INSIDER: Medical

A cross-disciplinary team has developed a new contact lens material that could act as a bandage for corneal wounds while releasing drugs in a controlled manner to help the eye heal faster.

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INSIDER: Materials

Scientists have developed ultra-thin semiconductor fibers that can be woven into fabrics, turning them into smart wearable electronics.

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Features: Electronics & Computers
This article delves into the character istics of both GreenPAK and AnalogPAK (by Renesas), focusing on their individual capabilities and the embedded resources that can be fully leveraged for medical device design.
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From the Editor: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Shipment of additive manufacturing (AM) systems for metal parts increased by 24.4 percent in 2023, according to Wohlers Associates latest report. See what Editor and Director of Medical Content Sherrie Trigg thinks about the matter.
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Briefs: Materials
Taking a cue from the structural complexity of trees and bones, Washington State University engineers have created a way to 3D print two types of steel in the same circular layer using two welding machines. The resulting bimetallic material proved 33–42 percent stronger than either metal alone, thanks in part to pressure caused between the metals as they cool together.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A team of researchers from Tohoku University and Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) has achieved significant advancement in the field of microfluidics, allowing for precise and efficient manipulation of fluids in three-dimensional microscale environments.
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Products: Motion Control
Video Spotlight on Products and Services
See which products and services the video spotlight is on, including a static testing system from Instron, the SIGMA Laser Stent and Tube Cutting System, medical micro molding services from AccuMold, sterilization solutions and lab testing and advisory services from Sotera Health, electric linear actuators from Thomson, nitinol components from Confluent Medical, and Interpower's power cords.
Videos of the Month: Materials
See the videos of the month, including one on a smart material that's activated by both heat and electricity, one on new materials and applications for medicine, one on a new 3D inkjet printing system that works with a much wider range of materials, and one on the next generation of polymers for 3D printing.
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Trivia: Connectivity

What miniaturized device introduced in less than 10 years ago led to significant advancements in cardiac rhythm management technology?

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News: Medical

Teleflex Incorporated, a global provider of medical technologies, has announced the completion of its 8,200-square-foot extrusion expansion at the Teleflex Medical OEM facility located in...

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On-Demand Webinars: Software
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Simulation plays a critical role in developing medical devices, which continue to improve the health and lives of millions of people around the world. However,...

INSIDER: Medical

A method for 3D printing called vapor-induced phase-separation 3D printing, or VIPS-3D, can create single-material as well as multi-material objects. It could be useful for...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers have developed a haptic device capable of reproducing the softness of various materials, from a marshmallow to a beating heart, overcoming a deceptively complex challenge that has...

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INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Fat tissue holds the key to 3D printing layered living skin and potentially hair follicles, according to researchers who recently harnessed fat cells and supporting structures from clinically procured human...

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Podcasts: Wearables
Exploring how AI algorithms analyze and interpret the data collected, leading to more accurate diagnostics and predictive insights.
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News: Medical

A global digital event hosted by Zeiss will feature innovations, insights, and industry trends across multiple industries, including medtech. The event will be held April 15–19,...

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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Exploring advancements in wearable injector technology, examining how these devices are transforming the administration of medications, improving patient adherence, and enhancing the overall effectiveness of treatment plans.
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INSIDER: Medical

A team of scientists has demonstrated the first successful use of a neural prosthetic device to recall specific memories. This groundbreaking research was derived from research that showed the...

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INSIDER: Connectivity

While pacemakers have been instrumental in treating many patients with heart rhythm disorders, their bulky design and dependence on wires can limit their usefulness and poses a risk of...

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Inside Story

Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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