Folded paper design inspired flexible electronics.

Kirigami, the Japanese art of folding and paper cutting, has inspired a team of engineers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, to create...

News: Medical
Keeping Up with the FDA

In mid-July, the House of Representatives passed HR 6, also known as the 21st Century Cures Act, which expedites research and development on debilitating diseases and makes it easier to get important treatments to the patients who need them. Among other things, it makes research collaborations easier, reforms and...

Silicone, a highly versatile synthetic polymer, seems to show up everywhere from cooking utensils and adhesives to sealants and cosmetics. Its unique properties have contributed to...

Most orthopedic implant manufacturers still rely heavily on traditional coatings for their implants, such as sintered bead and plasma-sprayed metallic and hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings. These...

Global Innovations: Medical
New Chip Design for Medical Devices
Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
www.desyre.eu

Three years ago, the DeSyRe (on-Demand System Reliability) project was begun with the goal of enabling extremely reliable medical...

Smart, connected devices are an increasing reality of daily life. It is estimated that by 2020, there will be 33 billion internet devices in the world—enough for 4...

Collaboration among healthcare technology stakeholders—from device manufacturers and healthcare delivery organizations to healthcare security intelligence...

RTP Company, Winona, MN, has developed a proprietary alloy technology, known as the RTP 2000 HC series, designed to maintain strength, functionality, and integrity, even with repeated...

Mitutoyo America Corporation, Aurora, IL, announces the latest version of its Quick Image series 2D vision measuring system. Two new systems with advanced one-click measuring functionality, available...

Products: Medical
ScopeCheck Measuring Machine

Werth, Inc., Old Saybrook, CT, has re-engineered the Werth ScopeCheck multisensor coordinate measuring machine, which has been designed especially for use in manufacturing. The measurement range of this series of...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
EcoFlex PUR Continuous Flex Cables

Alpha Wire, Elizabeth, NJ, introduces EcoFlex® PUR continuous flex cables that feature reduced size and weight and zero halogen construction in a rugged, oil-resistant cable for continuous flex...

Products: Medical
Electronics Catalog M65

Keystone Electronics Corp., Astoria, NY, has released its new full line Catalog M65, one of industry’s most comprehensive resources for interconnect components and electronic hardware. This free catalog details more...

Products: Medical
Compact System Host Board

Advantech Corporation, Irvine, CA, introduces its PCE-4 series, a breakthrough product line employing PICMG 1.3 half-size form factor and support for Intel® work station-grade CPUs. PCE-4128 fulfills the needs of...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Digital Printing Service

METCASE, Bridgeville, PA, uses digital printing for front panels, rack cases, and instrument housings. METCASE’s new state of the art digital technology means legends, logos, and complex photo quality graphics can...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Tiny Integrated Power Management Solution

ams AG, Raleigh, NC, introduces the AS3701, a micro-PMIC (power management IC), with an especially small footprint for use in wearables and other space-constrained devices. The AS3701 with a low...

Products: Medical
Plasma Treating Technology

Enercon Industries Corporation, Menomonee Falls, WI, has released its new series of industrial blown arc and blow ion plasma treaters to be used on plastics, glass, and metals. These new systems provide simplified...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Advanced Modular Connectors

ODU-USA, Camarillo, CA, is offering the entire compressed air and fluid range of ODU-MAC® with higher flow rates and/or high operating pressure for a wide range of medical, industrial, and measurement and testing...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
ResearchIR 4.2 Software

FLIR Systems, Wilsonville, OR, ann ounces the release of version 4.2 of its ResearchIR software, which provides a powerful tool for viewing, acquiring, analyzing, and sharing the thermal data captured with FLIR’s...

Acopian Power Supplies, Easton, PA, announces that its Narrow Profile power supply series is now certified to UL 60950 and UL 508, and conforms to all requirements to achieve CE marking. The single-output...

The Lee Company, Westbrook, CT, introduces a new variable volume pump, the LPD Series Stepper Dispense Pump. Available in 50 and 250 microliter full dispense volumes, this miniature chemically inert pump was...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
LVDT Inductive Position Sensors

Hoffmann–Krippner Inc., Frisco, TX, introduces a wide range of LVDT sensors for contactless and wear-free path and position detection. The sensors operate on the principle of the differential transformer and...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Silicone Injection Molding Services

Albright Technologies, Leominster, MA, has introduced liquid silicone injection molding services for prototype and low volume production purposes. Its new injection molding presses are suited for small,...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
400RXMD OEM Pumps

Watson-Marlow Inc., Wilmington, MA, announces that its 400RXMD OEM pumps feature a range of precise pressure settings that allows users to tailor products to specific customer applications. An innovative mechanism provides...

Products: Medical
NFB 5 and NFB 25 Boxer Pumps

KNF Neuberger, Inc., Trenton, NJ, has added two compact, powerful models, the NFB 5 and NFB 25, to its line of brushless DC powered NFB boxer pumps. The pumps offer low pulsation, gentle transfer of liquids from...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
2600 Series Mini Press

Colordyne Technologies, Brookfield, WI, introduces its new 2600 Series Mini Press, a commercial class roll-to-roll label printing system featuring an intuitive touch screen interface, allowing flexibility and on the...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Automatic SP1 Automatic Film Splicer

Butler Automatic, Middleborough, MA, announces that its SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited for medical device packaging applications. It increases efficiency in packaging operations by...

Products: Medical
OpticStudio 15

Zemax, LLC, Kirkland, WA, announces the next version of its optical and illumination design software. OpticStudio 15 adds highly requested features, including a new COM/.NET API for communicating with external programs, a...

Products: Medical
Thomas 1610 Pump

Gardner Denver Thomas, Inc., Sheboygan, WI, introduces the Thomas 1610 advanced diaphragm pump, which combines precise, consistent performance with very low sound levels, making it ideal for devices working near patients....

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical Components Fabrication

Acme Metal Spinning, Minneapolis, MN, uses a metal spinning process to seamlessly form flat metal discs and pre-formed metal work pieces on CNC metal spinning lathes into components for medical device and...

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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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