Product Focus: MD&M Midwest Exhibitor Preview

See these and other products at MD&M Midwest, September 22-24, Rosemont, IL (www.mdmmidwest.com )

Optical Gaging Products (Rochester, NY) offers the SmartScope® Flash 302 benchtop multisensor measurement system with a Z-axis of 10" to accommodate large parts. It incorporates video and autofocus, and an optional through-the-lens (TTL) laser, touch probe, or microprobe to configure the system. An elevating bridge design enables the unit to fit in an area as small as 0.6 cubic meters. An auto-calibrating 12:1 zoom lens is provided. The system comes with a TTL coaxial illuminator and an LED SmartRing™ light.

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The TomoScope® HV Compact from Werth (Old Saybrook, CT) is a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) that measures high-density components made of aluminum, steel, titanium, composite materials, ceramics, and glass-fiber-reinforced plastics. It features tomography sensors and raster tomography for measuring small features at high resolution, even on large parts. It features software integration of all functions required for automatic measurement.

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IRPhotonics (Hamden, CT) offers the iCure™ AS200 infrared spot curing system, an inline fiber-optic system that provides heat by infrared radiation in a portable unit to deliver strong cures. It is designed for automated manufacturing processes requiring rapid adhesive curing and localized heating of bonded assemblies. Features include a 200W lamp, touchscreen with intuitive graphical user interface, and SmartSense system monitoring. Applications include spot curing of thermal epoxies, fixing of lenses, focused energy for micro-soldering, localized heat welding of thermoplastics, and temporary fixing of miniature components.

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Servometer/PMG (Cedar Grove, NJ) has introduced precision electroforms for medical applications that are thin-walled, lightweight, electrodeposited components that can be made as small as .020" in diameter, with walls as thin as .005". Parts can be made of nickel, copper, implantable gold, silver, or a combination of materials. They are designed for medical uses requiring unusual shapes, close tolerances, high strength, and ultra-thin walls. They can be used as molds, precision tubing, nozzles, and other structurally rigid components in both invasive and non-invasive applications.

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The QC Group (Burnsville, MN) uses four laser scanning technologies to capture 3D geometry from sub-micron to several feet in size. The company uses a micro-scanner, CMM scanner with accuracy level I, CMM scanner with accuracy level II, and a portable CMM 3D scanner. They provide first-article inspection by comparing a full laser scan of the first article to its designed CAD geometry. This highlights areas that require closer scrutiny.

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LEMO USA (Rohnert Park, CA) offers REDEL plastic precision medical connectors that are lightweight, sterilizable, and include machined gold-plated contacts for electrical protection. They are used in the EP catheter industry. Also offered are cable assemblies, prototyping, and custom design.

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This article first appeared in the September, 2009 issue of Medical Design Briefs Magazine.

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