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Global Innovations: Medical
New Chip Design for Medical Devices
Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
www.desyre.eu

Three years ago, the DeSyRe (on-Demand System Reliability) project was begun with the goal of enabling extremely reliable medical...

Pro-Dex Inc., Irvine, CA, is a developer and manufacturer of powered rotary drive surgical and dental instruments. The company’s newest design is a cutting-edge, powered screwdriver that features...

Oncology nurses, compounding pharmacists, and others who handle hazardous drugs, such as chemotherapy drugs, are put at risk of exposure. This is due to the...

Medical manufacturers of single-use products have a dual challenge: achieving high levels of quality while maintaining competitive cost. From an...

Varied stakeholders in healthcare around the world increasingly share and recognize a requirement for standards-based interoperability.

Vital Connect, Inc., San Jose, CA, introduces the VitalCore™ processor. This first-of-its-kind custom integrated circuit for wireless biosensors will vastly...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Automatic Measurement Program Generation Software

Mitutoyo America Corporation, Aurora, IL, introduces the MiCAT Planner automatic measurement program generation software, which uses 3D CAD models and Product and Manufacturing Information to...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical-Grade Apex SCR Compounds

Teknor Apex Company, Pawtucket, RI, introduces new Apex SCR™ rigid PVC compounds, which can make it possible for rigid PVC to replace polycarbonate (PC) in clear medical components like connectors and check...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
TSM Step Servo Motors

Applied Motion Products, Watsonville, CA, announces that its TSM Step Servo Motors combine the best features of step motor and servo system performance in a cost-effective motion control solution. TSMs are an all-in-one...

Graco Advanced Fluid Dispense, North Canton, OH, offers a Precision Continuous Flow (PCF) metering dispense system for critical applications of single component sealant and adhesive materials. Engineered for...

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., Irvine, CA, announces the latest additions to its TZ1000 series of ApP Lite™ processors targeting the Internet of Things. Designed for the low-power...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Micro Series Lead Screws

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Waterbury, CT, announces its new line of micro screws (2mm diameter screws) with customized lead screw nut materials for specialized medical applications, including insulin patch pumps....

Products: Medical
Sealed Linear Actuators

Bell-Everman, Goleta, CA, introduces a compact model of its SLS sealed linear stage to keep contaminants outside of the stage housing. The SLS Light model, which measures 80 × 120-mm, has maximum dynamic payloads of...

Products: Medical
SPEED v9.06 Release

CD-adapco, Melville, NY, announces the release of the latest version of the SPEED™ electric machine design tool, SPEED Suite v9.06. SPEED Suite v9.06 adds PC-AXM for axial flux machines as the 6th module to the current...

Products: Medical
Multiphysics Software 5.1

COMSOL, Inc. Burlington, MA, introduces COMSOL Multiphysics® software version 5.1, the first and only integrated simulation environment for building multiphysics models and for creating and sharing easy-touse...

Manufacturing interventional cardiac devices, such as stents, has traditionally employed two-axis systems consisting of a rotary...

Brushless motors are used worldwide for their basic benefit of optimizing performance per package size. No other technology can match it. In addition, brushless brings tremendous advantages to...

From the Editor: Medical
From the Editor — 3D Bioprinting & Socks

A few months ago, I lost my cousin to liver cancer. She was several years older than me — a creative, warm, wise, and welcoming woman who had recently become a grandmother for the second time. In fact, her granddaughter was born the very day she began chemotherapy. I visited her in the hospital just...

Mission Accomplished: Medical
Metalworking Techniques Unlock a Unique Alloy

Half a century ago, a scientist at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory discovered that an alloy containing 60 percent nickel and 40 percent titanium could provide exceptional performance for rocket...

Hospital acquired infections (HAIs) represent one of the key challenges facing today’s healthcare industry. According to a recent study published by...

Prior to 2006, commercially available aqueous-based polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coatings utilized perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) as a principal surfactant. PFOA was a highly efficient additive...

An experienced, recommended, custom furniture professional came over to my house to bid on building a low-profile cabinet...

Smith Metal Products, Center City, MN, produces parts as small as .060" OD, IDs as small as .010", and a minimum wall thickness of .010" for a limited distance. Part lengths up to 3" by .25" inches thick,...

Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, PA, introduces a new polycarbonate blend developed specifically for wearable devices. Makroblend® M525 polycarbonate/ polyester provides a high level of chemical...

Tech-Etch, Inc., Plymouth, MA, manufactures precision thin metal parts from specialty stainless steel alloys like MP35N used in implanted medical devices, Elgiloy® used in replacement heart valves, as well as...

ODU-USA, Camarillo, CA, now offers MEDI-SNAP®, a plastic and metal circular connector with miniature push-pull locking connector solutions for reusable and disposable medical applications....

Excelitas Technologies Corp., Waltham, MA, has launched of its new OmniCure® AC2 Series UV LED Curing Systems. This small form factor, aircooled product provides excellent curing uniformity and...

Teleflex Medical OEM, Gurnee, IL, announces a portfolio of highly-specialized capabilities for delivering innovative, fiber-based solutions to medical device manufacturers. Vertically integrated...

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