Products : Medical
NEW CATALOG M60.2

Keystone Electronics Corp., Astoria, NY, has released the 2nd edition of its full line catalog of interconnect components and electronic hard ware featuring more than 5,000 quality products within easy-to-locate product categories. It is illustrated with detailed drawings, specifications, and product photographs in both...

Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
NEW BOBBIN DESIGN FOR BRAIDING

Fort Wayne Metals, Ft. Wayne, IN, announces its Endura™ bobbin designed for braiding applications. Endura bobbins are designed to reduce snags and breaks to significantly increase efficiency and uptime for manufacturers. Its angled flange helps prevent wire pile-up during spooling and minimize wire contact, and...

Products : Medical
MEDISPEC MICRO EXTRUSION PRIMARY WIRES

Temp-Flex LLC, South Grafton, MA, designed its MediSpec™ micro extrusion primary wires to meet tight tolerance requirements for invasive and implantable applications in the medical industry. MediSpec micro extrusion primary wires feature a range of gauges (36-52 AWG) and a wide selection of biocompatible...

Products : Medical
FORCE SENSING LINEAR POTENTIOMETER

Interlink Electronics, Inc., Camarillo, CA, introduces its Force Sensing Linear Potentiometer (FSLP) Sensor to capture position and force simultaneously in compact applications. The FSLP simplifies input design, and saves critical room and battery life. The sensor’s tough, moisture-resistant surface can be...

Products : Medical
STM24 MOTOR + DRIVE WITH ETHERNET

Applied Motion Products, Watsonville, CA, has introduced six new STM24 integrated drive+motors, which provide 60% more torque than size 23 motors but still mount like a NEMA23. The new models sport 100 MBit Ethernet. Control modes include pulse/ direction, velocity, streaming commands and stored programs....

Products : Electronics & Computers
Mercury-Free Nickel Zinc Batteries

VARTA Microbattery, White Plains, NY, announces new mercury-free primary Nickel Zinc (NiOOH) Battery Systems. VARTA Microbattery's nickel zinc cells are developed as an ideal cost-effective and highly reliable substitute to conventional primary silver oxide but ton cells and are manufactured with high quality...

Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
EBP 5672 Collet Chuck

Seco Tools, Troy, MI, a provider of metal cutting solutions for milling, turning, holemaking, and toolholding, debuted the company’s new EBP 5672 collet chuck for high precision machining. The new collet chuck combines the accuracy of shrink-fit and hydraulic chucks with the flexibility of a collet chuck for reduced run...

Products : Materials
Plastics Industry Catalog

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, KS, has released a new catalog dedicated to products for the plastics industry. The new publication provides plastic molders, regrinders, recyclers, and processors with comprehensive options, detailing Bunting solutions for magnetic separation, metal detection, and material handling.

Products : Imaging
Blackfly PoE GigE Vision Cameras

Point Grey Research, Inc., Richmond, Canada, announced new model additions to its Blackfly family of ultra-compact PoE GigE Vision cameras. The new models use Sony Exmor™ CMOS sensor technology, which combines the speed of CMOS with the low noise, high dynamic range, and high saturation capacity of many of...

Products : Medical
STH and STQ Duplex Metering Pumps

Fluid Metering, Inc., Syosset, NY, presents STH and STQ Duplex metering pumps that are ideal for precision mixing, diluting, and proportional metering. FMI’s OEM Duplex Metering Pumps consist of two FMI valveless pump heads direct coupled to a single variable stepper motor drive. Displacement of each pump head...

Products : Medical
4kW High Voltage Power Supply Family

Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corp., Hauppauge, NY, introduces its new STA Series of 4kW high voltage power supplies. Units with positive or negative polarities and outputs ranging from 1kV to 70kV are available. Extensive local and remote control capabilities are provided by a full featured front panel...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
PolyFLEX Flexible Substrates

Polyonics, Inc., Westmoreland, NH, has expanded its PolyFLEX line with new sizes, functions, and performances including ultrathin amber and high-opacity black polyimide films. A variety of white, clear, and matte black top coats are available including a new harder and more durable white top coat and anti-static and...

Products : Electronics & Computers
EP13 Plus DC/DC Transformer Platform

Pulse Electronics Corporation, San Diego, CA, announces its new EP13 Plus platform that delivers 25% more power handling capability than the industry standard EP13 platform in the same PCB footprint. This catalog series of 12 isolation transformers is designed for multiple input voltage ranges (9 to 57v and...

Products : Medical
VibChecker Vibration Monitor Meter

Quality Bearings & Components, New Hyde Park, NY, announces the VibChecker vibration monitor meter, model TB-C780201, a light and compact-sized instrument for quick and accurate vibration surveys, providing portable and user-friendly vibration measurement in the 10 to 1,000 Hz frequency range. VibChecker is...

Products : Medical
Piezoelectric Lens Actuator

New Scale Technologies, Inc., Victor, NY, announces its UTAF (ultra-thin auto focus) piezoelectric lens actuator module measuring only 8.5 × 8.5 × 3.8 mm. The UTAF actuator module integrates the UTAF piezoelectric beam motor with a drive IC and position sensor IC for closed-loop motion control to minimize lens tilt,...

Products : Medical
2013 Qosina Catalog

Qosina, Edgewood, NY, has released a new 836-page catalog featuring full-scale photographs of thousands of stock components for the medical OEM, kit packer, and pharmaceutical industries, offering free samples, low minimums, and Just-in-Time delivery. The vast product range, along with complimentary samples, makes Qosina the...

Products : Medical
High-Purity Medical Elastomers

Teknor Apex Company, Pawtucket, RI, introduces three new thermoplastic elastomer wire and cable compounds that combine the rubber-like durability and flexibility and the high degree of purity required for meeting stringent medical standards. Medalist® 8421, 8431, and 8451 elastomers can be used for insulation,...

Products : Test & Measurement
Micro-Dimensionair II Portable Air Gage

Mahr Federal, Inc., Providence, RI, announces the new Micro- Dimensionair® II, the next generation of its line of portable air gages, which incorporates an enhanced digital indicator and an interchangeable handle to provide accurate, convenient readouts at the measurement site. Its digital dial rotates...

Products : Medical
Suture Anchor and Rotator Cuff Repair System

Mitek Sports Medicine, Raynham, MA, a division of DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and a leading orthopaedics sports medicine company, announces the launch of the HEALIX™ 3.4mm suture anchor, the company's smallest dual-thread suture anchor for rotator cuff repair, and the launch of a new double-loaded...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Surge-Gard™ InRush NTC Thermistors

API Technologies Corp., Orlando, FL, announces its latest NTC thermistors, Surge-Gard™ inrush current limiting devices, which help reduce circuit failures and lower rectifier costs by reducing required peak forward surge current ratings. Featuring steady state current ratings ranging from 1 to 36 amps, they...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Precious Metal Clad Wire

Anomet Products, Inc., Shrewsbury, MA, provides Precious Metal Clad Wire, which can be formulated to accentuate specific performance characteristics such as strength, radiopacity, and corrosion-, contact-, or temperature- resistance. Featuring a precious metal metallurgically bonded to a core material, this composite...

Products : Medical
Catalog of Syringe and Peristaltic Pumps.

Harvard Apparatus, Holliston, MA, announces its 2013 Catalog featuring a number of new products, including an all new peristaltic pump series, a constant pressure syringe pump, and the PHD ULTRA XF, delivering forces greater than 1,000 lbs. for high pressure applications. Harvard Apparatus offers...

From the Editor : Medical
From the Editor: July 2013

Close to twenty years ago, I remember writing about the big news at that time—that Dr. Charles Vacanti of the University of Massachusetts, with the assistance of other researchers including Dr. Linda Griffith-Cima from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), had created a scaffold, seeded it with cells, and grew...

News : Medical
June Month-End Industry News

Here is the latest batch of news from the medical products community. Please click the link for more.

News : Medical
Coatings May Help Implants Function Better

Implants used to monitor bodily functions or to provide drugs would advance personalized medicine, but there is an inherent problem—the human immune system recognizes the device as an invader and encapsulates it, preventing the device from working properly. To combat this problem, researchers at the...

News : Medical
Navigating Inside Airways Using 'GPS' Technology

The innumerable divisions of the bronchi in the lungs can baffle researchers in search of tumors, but soon, lung specialists may be able to navigate accurately inside the airways using GPS-type technology say researchers with SINTEF, the largest independent research organization in Scandinavia. A...

News : Medical
Bioengineered Vein Implanted in Kidney Patient

In a first-of-its-kind operation in the US, a team of doctors at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, helped create a bioengineered blood vessel and transplanted it into the arm of a patient with end-stage kidney disease. The procedure was the first US clinical trial to test the safety and...

News : Materials
Closing in on Low-Cost, Implantable Electronics

Researchers at The Ohio State University, Columbus, say that their technology is closing in on creating low-cost electronic devices that work in contact with inside the body, and that their first planned use of the technology is a sensor that will detect the very early stages of organ transplant...

News : Imaging
Free 3D Microstructural Model of Human Brain

BigBrain, the first 3D microstructural model of the entire human brain, created at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital—The Neuro, McGill University, in collaboration with researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, is free and has been made publicly available to researchers...

News : Medical
BMEidea Award Winners Announced

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance announced the winners of its annual Biomedical Engineering Innovations, Design, and Entrepreneurship Awards (BMEidea) during the MD&M East Medical Device Trade Show and Convention in Philadelphia.

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