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Briefs: Medical
This article highlights the steps designers should take when specifying their motor and motion system for use in surgical robot applications.
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Products: Imaging
See the new products and services, including Seminex' high-power multichip module, a new technology from Renishaw that enables users of RenAM 500 series metal additive manufacturing systems to reduce build times by up to 50 percent, and Applied Motion Products' servo series engineered for high machine performance.
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Products: Software
See the new products and services, including Instron's precision specimen loader, Lumedel's fiberoptic collimating lenses, Fume hoods from HEMCO, a lithium coin cell holder for maximizing PC board capacity from Keystone Electronics, and more.
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Products: Materials
See the new products and services, including precision injection molding from Medbio; Covestro's Makrolon 3638 polycarbonate; laser processing systems from Amada Weld Tech; biocompatible adhesives, sealants, and potting materials from EpoxySet; brushless ECX speed motors from maxon; and more.
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Products: Motion Control
See the product focus this month, which is on motors and motion control, including Bison's enhanced washdown gearmotor line, Nippon Pulse's direct-drive AC servo motors, Portescap's brushless DC motors, and a new line of servomotors from Siemens.
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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See the new products and services, including servo motor drives, miniature linear voice coil servo motors, an extrusion crosshead, a micro drive, and more.
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Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
How can we fully integrate robots into our daily lives in the near future? This challenge is currently being addressed by French startup Enchanted Tools.
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Supplements: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
See the new products and services, including servo motor drives, leak testing equipment, rupture disk product selection, an automated regrinding system, and more.
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Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See the New Products and Services, including medical optics, healthcare polymers, a ventilator pressure sensor, and more.
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Briefs: Motion Control
In May 2021, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft left its study asteroid Bennu to return to Earth. Scientists will use the rubble it brings back to learn more about how the planets formed and how life arose on Earth.
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INSIDER: Motion Control

With an all-new linear actuator L series, Faulhaber launched a turnkey solution for a broad range of applications at MD&M West. The smaller versions 06L/08L/10L...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

Maxon released several new motors at MD&M West, including a series suitable for surgical robots and implants and a line of frameless DT motors with internal...

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Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See the new products and services from Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, including a leak test instrument, a brushless DC motor, and more.
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Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2021.
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Supplements: Test & Measurement
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2022.
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Features: Medical
Imagine starting your first marathon out of seven in Antarctica with a temperature of –15 °F. When Linda Carrier ran the World Marathon Challenge in 2019, that’s where she started.
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Products: Design
Product Focus: Motors & Motion Control 2023
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Supplements: Motion Control
In our summer edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
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Features: Medical
Aging populations, increased preventative care, and the recent pandemic are driving growth in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and agriculture industries.
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Products: Packaging & Sterilization
The new products and services for October 2022, including fuse clips, a power entry module, a rotary encoder, and more.
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Products: Motion Control
Stretchable Film

A stretchable film from Toray, Tokyo, Japan, builds on the company’s technology to deliver circuit mounts that offer exceptional resistance value stability. REACTIS is...

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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers

The primary aim for Harmonic Bionics is to empower patients and care providers by designing intelligent technology that facilitated a data-driven treatment protocol...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

Biologic drugs change the way the human immune system responds to numerous diseases and conditions. These drugs have revolutionized disease treatments and offer hope to many...

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Products: Medical
Compact Digital Microscope

Vision Engineering, New Milford, CT, has launched a new, compact digital microscope for a wide range of applications. The VE Cam digital microscope is available in two variants with...

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Products: Test & Measurement
Surgical Motors

Portescap, Morristown, NJ, offers surgical motors that are designed to withstand 3,000+ autoclave cycles. The motors and controllers include the CNT1530...

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Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Products: Medical
Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages

Designed for closed loop servo operation, a series of open aperture voice coil stages from Moticont, Van Nuys, CA, include a standard integral quadrature optical...

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Products: Electronics & Computers
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
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Ask the Expert

John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
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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.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Sterilization for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish a safe and effective EO Sterilization for medical devices, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, director of microbiology for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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