Products: Electronics & Computers
Switching Regulators

Mornsun America (Hudson, MA) has introduced the K78xx-2000 Series of three terminal switching regulators that are suitable for linear regulators. The series offers input ranges spanning 4.75VDC to 18VDC, with positive or...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Spring-Loaded Connectors

Mill-Max (Oyster Bay, NY) has introduced the 829 series of single-row, right-angle strips for applications calling for a spring-loaded connection that lies parallel to the PC board. This low-profile, right-angle...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Angle Encoders

HEIDENHAIN (Schaumburg, IL) offers RCN 2000, RCN 5000, and RCN 8000 Series angle encoders that provide improved mounting tolerances due to the better axial and radial deflection behavior, as well as the torsional rigidity, of...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Crystal Oscillator

The PLXO-250 connectorized phase-locked crystal oscillator from EM Research (Reno, NV) operates at 250 MHz in a miniature connectorized package (1.5" × 0.6"). It features low spurs (-70 dBc), low harmonics (-50 dBc) and...

Products: Software
3D Modeling Software

SensAble Technologies (Wilmington, MA) has introduced the FreeForm Version 11 software release, a 3D modeling program for designers to apply changes to multiple pieces of a model simultaneously. Instead of holding a...

Vishay Precision Group (Malvern, PA) has announced that its VPG Transducers division is now offering a full range of force sensors for infusion pump manufacturers, customized to meet force measurement...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Linear Guides

Thomson (Wood Dale, IL) has introduced the 400 Series profile rail linear guides, available in 4 meter lengths, in sizes from 15 to 45 mm in 5 mm increments, for extended joint-free rail transfer, even in smaller-sized...

Products: Materials
Thermally Conductive Silicone

The MED-2955 from NuSil (Carpinteria, CA) is designed to have low volatility and low ionic content for more sensitive electronic devices or processes. It is non-cytotoxic and can be used as a cure-in-place adhesive or potting compound between electrical/electric components and heat sinks as part of a thermal...

Evonik (Parsippany, NJ) has introduced CYROLITE® Protect, an acrylic-based multipolymer compound that has been developed for medical devices that include antimicrobial agents. It is designed for FDA...

Products: Materials
Optical Fiber Coatings Tool

The Specialty Photonics Divison of OFS Fitel (Avon, CT) has launched a new design tool for engineers that provides “at a glance” properties of a wide range of materials offered for optical fiber coatings,...

Products: Medical
Camera Recording System

The HD Camera Recording System from Panasonic (Seacaucus, NJ) is capable of recording up to 12 hours of HD images on a single 32 GB card. It is designed with three newly developed MOS 1⁄4" image sensors that provide...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor Arrays

AVX Corporation (Greenville, SC) offers multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) arrays in 0405 and 0508 packages and four-element arrays in 0508 and 0612 packages with capacitance values ranging from 1 pf to...

Products: Imaging
Digital Optical Comparator

VISIONx Inc (Quebec, Canada) offers the VisionGauge® digital optical comparator in vertical configuration. In the vertical configuration, parts are mounted flat on the system’s XY stage and the optical axis if...

Evergreen Telemetry (Phoenix, AZ) has introduced a new type of portable instrument, that displays a stream of real-time data on the user’s wrist from battery-operated remote probes. The wireless modules...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Miniature, Metric PCB Screw Terminals

A new miniature, screw terminal type binding post from Keystone Electronics (Astoria, NY) is suitable for 22-15 AQG wire and used in high-density PCB packaging. Rated at 15 Amps, the posts feature...

The Lee Company (Westbrook, CT) has introduced the Quiet Operation High Density Interface (HDI) Solenoid Valve to improve patient comfort by reducing actuation noise by 50 percent. A typical solenoid valve has...

Products: Medical
HPC Platform for Imaging

Matrox Imaging (Quebec, Canada) has announced the Matrox Supersight e2 high-performance computing (HPC) platform is now equipped with ATI FirePro™ Professional Graphics from AMD. The platform offers high-bandwidth...

Products: Motion Control
Closed-Loop Linear Motion Module

New Scale Technologies (Victor, NY) has introduced the miniature M3-L closed-loop linear motion module, featuring 0.5 micron position resolution and a total package size of less than 27.5 × 13 × 7.5 mm. It...

Products: Imaging
Piezoelectric Accelerometer

Meggitt Sensing Systems (San Juan Capistrano, CA) offers the Endevco model 2222C piezoelectric accelerometer, with a sensitivity of 1.4 pC/g and frequency range of 1 to 10k Hz (±1 dB). It is designed for general...

Products: Motion Control
Diaphragm Pumps

KNF LABOPORT® Filtration Series diaphragm pumps from KNF Neuberger (Trenton, NJ) are suitable for a range of applications in the lab, including flask filtration, vacuum blotting, vacuum manifold, and vacuum dessication. They...

Mahr Federal (Providence, RI) has introduced the MarCheck measuring and evaluation unit for its high precision Linear 100 universal length measuring instruments. Results are shown in large digits on the...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Electronics Enclosures

Bud Industries (Willoughby, OH) offers electronics enclosures for medical electronics applications, including cabinet racks, NEMA boxes, plastic enclosures, server racks, and other rack equipment. The enclosures are...

Products: Materials
Guidewire Coating

Medi-Solve Coatings (Natick, MA) offers patented multi-layer and mono-layer guidewire coating systems that provide lubricity and abrasion resistance. The two layers are formed using an aqueous solution system that does not...

Products: Motion Control
Rocker-Style Medical Foot Control

STEUTE Meditech (Ridgefield, CT) has introduced the dual-function, Series WF-MED rocker-style foot-operated control for medical equipment. Optional design features include reed contact or microswitch digital...

News: Medical
Tiny Gems That Fight Cancer

A Northwestern University study indicates that a tiny carbon particle called a nanodiamond may offer an effective drug delivery solution for hard-to-treat cancers.

In today’s competitive marketplace, medical pump OEMs and their associated design engineering personnel are incorporating strain gauge technologies...

Mission Accomplished: Medical
NASA Water Purification Improves Dental Care

Going to the dentist is always a less-than-welcome experience. However, a water purification technology developed for NASA could lead to a more satisfying end result and cleaner teeth.

Mission Accomplished: Medical
New Modular Camera No Ordinary Joe

Although dubbed “Little Joe” for its small-format characteristics, a new wavefront sensor camera has proved that it is far from coming up short when paired with high-speed, low-noise applications....

How long will it take to develop Star Trek-like medical technologies? The gap between science fiction and reality is closing faster than many people may...

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