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Ask the Expert: Medical
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.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
Technology Leaders: Medical

Biologics and personalized medicine are increasingly becoming more popular — causing the biomanufacturing industry to change. Instead of sticking to large-scale production...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
A reader asks: "With medical robots, what's in it for surgeons?"
Supplements: Medical
See who leads the pack in testing, additive manufacturing, electronics, and more.
Supplements: Medical
Your guide to today's medical contract manufacturers.
News: Robotics, Automation & Control

KMC Global, a group of wholly owned, autonomous companies that manufacture equipment designed to enhance how industries process material, has announced the expansion of its Controls &...

Products: Motion Control
Motors and Gear Motors

Allied Motion Technologies, Amherst, NY, has released a line of fractional horsepower PMDC motors and gear motors. These Globe motors are available...

Products: Motion Control
Extrusion Crosshead

Guill Tool & Engineering, West Warwick, RI, has introduced a crosshead with mechanically assisted gum space (MAGS) adjustment.

Technology Leaders: Medical

Medical technology continues to evolve toward diagnosis and treatment devices that are closer to the patient, or even in the patient's home. Compression therapy, wound therapy, dialysis,...

R&D: Medical

A system lets robots inspect random objects and visually understand them enough to accomplish specific tasks without ever having seen them before. The system, called Dense Object...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Lifting Column

LINAK, Louisville, KY, has launched a new actuator for healthcare equipment. The LA40 HP handles heavy loads by delivering a push of 8,000 N at full stroke and...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
IMPLANTABLE SENSOR TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM FOR ADVANCED PROSTHETIC CONTROL

The Implantable Myoelectric Sensor (IMES) system transmits localized myoelectric signals...

Products: Medical
Round and Flat Wire

Ulbrich, Westminster, SC, offers a fine wire stocking program for medical device developers who need round and flat wire quickly. Materials available include 304V, nitinol, tunga,...

Features: IoMT

Ensuring patient safety and quality of care has become an increasingly technology-reliant process for most healthcare providers. With 4,000 reported “retained surgery items” cases...

R&D: Medical

A 3D printed biopsy robot is propelled by cylinders driven by air pressure. With the help of hoses that supply the air, the control of the robot can be placed outside the MRI scanner. The...

Features: Software

We live in a fast-changing world that is delivering rapid advances in technology and greater consumer expectations. Along with changing...

Products: Medical
Microcontroller

Microchip Technology, Chandler, AZ, has expanded its product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine a controller area network...

Features: Wearables

Technology is transforming many aspects of the healthcare industry, and the patient care experience is an important facet of the healthcare ecosystem. With the advent of the...

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The population is aging, and more people need health support, which is having a big impact on the overall spend in medical care. Due to this situation, authorities and health insurance...

News: Medical
New Exoskeletons and Exosuits Standards Group Outlines First Steps

ASTM International’s new committee on exoskeletons and exosuits (F48) held its first meeting Feb. 13–14 in Philadelphia, PA, near the organization’s global headquarters. The need for technical standards has grown alongside the rising use of exoskeletons in manufacturing,...

Products: Medical
DC Micro Welder

Amada Miyachi America, Monrovia, CA, offers a linear DC micro welder paired with an electronic resistance spot welding head. The UB29 also features the...

Features: Medical

Active thermal management is vital in a number of medical device applications including patient core temperature management, skin cooling, medical device cooling, and laboratory...

Features: Medical

A design engineer at a dental equipment company is handed a challenging assignment. The firm’s development team must devise a suite of products that includes a...

Technology Leaders: Medical

Handheld medical devices must perform across a wide range of device specifications and end-user environmental conditions. Mechanical and signal...

Products: Medical
Silicone Extrusion Equipment

Rosendahl, Pischelsdorf, Austria, offers a line of silicone extrusion equipment designed to provide high flexibility and low scrap rates....

Features: Medical

With the ever-increasing influx of automation in the manufacturing industry, the process of prioritizing accurate measurements is needed now more than ever to ensure that...

Products: Medical
Power Supply

A 400-W power supply is now available from Integrated Power Designs, Wilkes-Barre, PA. The power supply comes with two to four outputs in a compact 4 × 7...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a hybrid rigid-soft robotic arm for endoscopes with integrated sensing, flexibility, and multiple degrees of freedom. This arm — built using a...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.