Products : Medical
HOZOX™ Electromagnetic Interference Absorption Tape

Molex, Inc., Lisle, IL, launched its innovative HOZOX™ Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Absorption Tape and Sheets. The technology utilizes a unique dual-layer design to maximize EMI noise mitigation performance. The magnetic layer’s powder composite absorbs lower frequency...

Products : Medical
Catalog for EMI/RFI Shielding Products

Tech-Etch, Inc., Plymouth, MA, has released its 2014 catalog, which details all standard and custom EMI/RFI shielding product options. Its easy-to-use PDF format lets the user download interactive sales drawings of selected products. The catalog features to-scale technical drawings, compression values, and...

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Compact COM Express Type 6 Module

ADLINK Technology Inc., San Jose, CA, introduces its new offering, the cExpress-HL COM Express® Type 6 Compact size computer-on-module (COM), which uses a mobile 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor to provide a compact, high-performance COM solution with outstanding graphics...

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Configurable Fiber Laser Workstation

IPG Photonics Corporation, Oxford, MA, announces the IX-200-F, an advanced fiber laser micromachining system for general purpose, R&D, and batch-scale production applications. The multi-function system can easily be configured with different combinations of fiber lasers and beam delivery systems to...

Products : Medical
New Spectral Microscope Camera

Bodkin Design & Engineering, Newton, MA, introduces a new, advanced medical imaging system that enables researchers to pinpoint data and analyze complex microscopic samples in real time. The VNIR-90 Hyperspectral Imager captures spectral images within fixed tissue or in vivo biological samples, in a single...

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Digital Signal Processors for Hearing Aid Market

ON Semiconductor, Phoenix, AZ, has added two new devices to its RHYTHM™ family of preconfigured Digital Signal Processing systems designed for use in hearing aid devices. RHYTHM R3920 is a 16-channel device equipped with advanced algorithms for high-end applications. RHYTHM R3110 brings noise...

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All-Diamond Packaging Solution

Element Six, Santa Clara, CA, has developed an all-diamond packaging solution for electroanalytical sensing applications. The solution is comprised of Element Six’s Diafilm EA grade, a freestanding, boron doped synthetic diamond electrode available in a variety of electrode geometries encapsulated in co-planar...

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Fulfillment Execution System Software Model

Intelligrated®, Cincinnati, OH, introduces a new software model from its subsidiary, Knighted®. Knighted fulfillment execution system makes automated, real-time decisions based on constant analysis of order priority, inventory, labor, process, and equipment information to...

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Type 13 and 312 Hearing Aid Batteries

VARTA Microbattery Inc., Rye, NY, presents the new power one wireless approved mercury-free Type 13 and 312 hearing aid batteries designed for the latest generation of wireless devices and hearing aids, as well as Bluetooth applications. The product uses innovative cathode technology and constantly high...

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Test Setup with Smart-Lights

Cirris Systems Corp., Salt Lake City, UT, introduces Smart-Lights, inexpensive devices that provide intelligence to fixtures and mating cables, enabling “plug in anywhere” functionality. Smart-Lights utilize a bi-color LED, assisting users in guided assembly or identifying the location of errors to make wire...

Products : Medical
EM4237 Anti-Counterfeiting Integrated Circuit

EM Microelectronic, Marin, Switzerland, announces the EM4237, the first high-secure ISO/IEC15693 compliant device offering unequalled RF performances and enabling efficient and secure solutions for anti-counterfeiting and brand protection. The EM4237 provides a universal identity card and an...

Technology Leaders : Medical
Machine Optimization Through DC Motor Selection

There are so many motors on the market today, from heavy-duty AC motors to tiny DC brushless and stepper motors. To choose a motor, users must have a full understanding of the application parameters, including power, speed, torque, physical size, efficiency, lifetime expectations, and other...

Technology Leaders : Medical
A Cross-Section of DC Motors and Their Characteristics

If your application demands a reliable, time-tested, low cost motor, then brushed DC motor technology may be what you’re looking for. The key here is simplicity. A brushed motor is designed to run off of straight-line DC voltage and can even be connected directly to a properly sized...

From the Editor : Medical
From the Editor: July 2014

There’s an old saying “May you live in interesting times.” While it is meant to sound like a blessing, some say that is actually an ancient curse. Ancient or not, the saying was included by the late Robert F. Kennedy in a 1966 speech to students in Cape Town, South Africa. I was reminded of his speech in June on...

Mission Accomplished : Medical
Handheld Diagnostic Device Delivers Quick Medical Readings

In a 1962 speech, President John F. Kennedy said, “We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills.” And what a feat of...

Features : Medical
Eliminating DEHP Plasticizer in Medical-Grade PVC

The plasticizers used to render PVC flexible constitute about a third of the vinyl compound by weight and have a significant effect on overall properties and performance. The most widely used plasticizer in medical applications, DEHP (di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate), has been shown to engender...

Features : Tubing & Extrusion
Small Quantity/High Mix Tubing Offers Value to R&D Facilities

In the US, many high-volume tubing suppliers have moved production facilities overseas to low-cost producers like China or Mexico. Minimum buys are now the rule, leaving many US manufacturers with a quandary—how to get small quantities of a wide variety of tubing needed for research...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
PRODUCT OF THE MONTH: LASERDYNE 430 Series of Precision Laser Systems

Prima Power Laserdyne, Champlin, MN, announces the LASERDYNE 430 Series of precision laser systems with up to 20 kW QCW (quasi continuous wave) fiber lasers. This expands the capability and flexibility of the system for precision cutting, welding, and drilling applications,...

Redesigned JoyBar II

Active Controls, LLC, Sewell, NJ, has introduced the new JoyBar®II, the second generation of the original JoyBar that revolutionized electric wheelchairs with intuitive control capability. The new JoyBar II has been redesigned to incorporate non-contacting sensor technology, which provides smoother, more...

Mini Test 300 Portable Leak Detector

Pfeiffer Vacuum, Hingham, MA, introduces the first vacuum leak detector with quartz window sensor technology to detect helium. Weighing only 11 lbs., the MiniTest 300 is well suited for mobile leak detection and operates at a working pressure of up to 200 mbar, without requiring additional pressure reduction....

Vinyl Blood Pressure Cuffs

SunTech Medical, Inc., Morrisville, NC, announces its new Vinyl BP Cuffs feature a tapered end for easier application and color coding to simplify size selection. They feature size indicators on both the interior and exterior of the cuff to ensure the correct size cuff is selected, are engineered to meet AHA,...

PCE-3028, a PICMG 1.3 System Host Board

Advantech, Irvine, CA, announces PCE-3028, a PICMG 1.3 half-size system host board with Intel® H81, and compatible with 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors. The PCE-3028 supports a range of processor choices, offering a scalable high-performance computing environment in limited...

TMR Series of DC/DC Converters

ConTech, Concord, CA, announces the “TMR” Series of DC/DC converters. The TMR Series offers up to 10 Watts of fully regulated output power and is RoHS compliant. The series offers a 2:1 input range with nominal input voltages of 12VDC, 24VDC, and 48VDC. Single outputs offered are 5 and 12 VDC. Dual outputs are...

CADfeature 11.3

Elysium Inc., Southfield, MI, introduces the release of CADfeature 11.3, its new browser-enhanced, feature-based program for repairing, migrating, and reporting on product engineering data exchanged within manufacturing organizations and their supply chains. The newest version addresses long-sought industry goals of perfecting...

Anspach High Speed Drill System

DePuy Synthes Power Tools, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, announced the global launch of the Anspach® EG1™ High Speed Electric System, a next generation high-speed electric drill with multiple attachments. The device is used to cut and shape bone and has a wide range of quick-coupling attachments,...

Three Types of Silicone Tubing

NewAge Industries, Inc., Southampton, PA, introduced three types of medical-grade silicone tubing, with two types peroxide cured and one platinum cured. Silcon® Medical unreinforced tubing is extremely pliable, translucent, and nonreactive to body tissues and fluids. Silcon Med-X provides the same...

Linux-based Software for Oscilloscopes

Saelig Company, Inc., Fairport, NY, announces the availability of Linux-based software for PicoScope PC-based oscilloscopes. PicoScope 6 for Linux allows a PC to be connected to a USB adapter to produce a high-powered oscilloscope, FFT spectrum analyzer, and data acquisition device. Previously only...

Fiber-Reinforced Liquid Silicone Rubber

Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Columbus, OH, introduces its new fiber-reinforced liquid silicone rubber (LSR) to enhance the ergonomics and aesthetics of wearable medical devices. It can provide the cost-efficient processability of liquid silicone rubber, while eliminating the need for a composite...

Precision Micro-Tubing with Variable Flexibility

RiverTech Medical, Chattanooga, TN, has developed precision micro-tubing with variable flexibility for catheter-based medical devices. The micro-tubing offers two to three different stiffnesses and flexibilities within one tubing component for catheter-based medical device procedures. The flexible...

Technology Leaders : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Ensuring Precision Manufacturing in the Medical Device Industry

The English (North America) dictionary definition of the word “precision” is accuracy (noun) or relating to accuracy (adjective). You will find the word “precision” takes on all the synonyms of the word “accuracy” in the manufacturing world. This rings especially true in...

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Tie Layer — Improved Catheter Construction

Zeus' new Tie Layer improves liner-to-jacket bond strength for a stronger and more consistently performing catheter. With bond strength increased by more than 2½x, Tie Layer reduces the risk of delamination while setting the stage for improved patient safety.

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