Features : Photonics/Optics
NASA Light Technology Helps Reduce Painful Side Effects from Radiation and Chemotherapy

Results of a two-year clinical trial indicate that a NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone...

Products : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Differential Pressure Sensors

Sensortechnics (Walpole, MA) offers LBA differential pressure sensors based on thermal mass flow measurement of air or gas through a micro-flow channel integrated within the silicon sensor chip. The LBA series offers pressure ranges from 25 Pa (0.1 inH2O) Full Scale in addition to the existing 250 Pa and...

Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Shock Accelerometer

Meggitt Sensing Systems (San Juan Capistrano, CA) has introduced the Endevco® model 7270AM6, a rugged high-g piezoresistive shock accelerometer with frequency response capabilities down to DC or steady state, designed to support a variety of extreme testing requirements. The built-in mechanical filter consists of an aluminum...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Chip Resistors

TT electronics PLC (Surrey, UK) has introduced chip resistors that are optimized for use with conductive adhesives and suitable for applications like medical MRI scanners where non-magnetic components must be used. The GCR series glueable chip resistors are available in several variants, with EIA chip sizes down to 0805 and...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Desktop Power Supplies

The PPWAD200 Series from Power Partners (Hudson, MA) provides 200 Watts of desktop power in a 7.42" × 4.1" × 2.36" package. The series features a no load standby power of ≤0.5W and average efficiency of ≥87%. The power supplies have a 90-264VAC input and include seven single output models ranging from 12VDC to 48VDC....

Products : Motion Control
USB-Compatible, “Medical-Grade” Foot Controls

STEUTE Meditech (Ridgefield, CT) has introduced an extensive range of USBcompatible, “medical-grade” foot controls. The USB interface is compatible with many single-function and multi-function foot control designs. A USB-compatible foot control enables medical device OEMs to integrate the...

Products : Motion Control
RF & IR Wireless Foot Controls

Linemaster Switch Corp. (Woodstock, CT) offers wireless foot switches and receivers that are now available in black. The color is available in single, twin, and triple variations. Molds are made from the same robust polymer plastic material as the light gray version. Wired foot control solutions, using the black...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D Modeling Tool for Connectors

ITT Interconnect Solutions (Santa Ana, CA) offers a 3D modeling tool that now includes the Trinity MKJ Series miniature circular connectors. The interactive 3D modeling site provides a resource to test different connector solutions in prototype designs early in the design process. Engineers can request a...

Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Spacers and Washers

Keystone Electronics Corp. (Astoria, NY) offers Nylon spacers and washers designed to grip the outside of a screw shank and easily slide onto screws wile assuring secured retention via the screw threads. The spacers will accommodate #4, #6, #8, and #10 size screws in body lengths from .125" to 1" in increments of .125", while...

Products : Medical
Mini Hybrid Connector

Colder Products (St. Paul, MN) has introduced the Mini Hybrid connector, which eliminates the need for multiple connections between remote tools and a device. For applications requiring a smaller footprint, this provides a compact, single connection point for both air and electrical lines. With a breakaway latching...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Compact I/O Modules

ACS Motion Control (Eden Prairie, MN) has developed SPiiPlus IOMnt EtherCAT digital I/O modules that offer up to 32 inputs and 32 outputs, with minimal power dissipation. The inputs are designed to meet EN 61131-2, type 3 (24V source type) and are functionally and pin compatible with Beckhoff EL1862/1872. The outputs are...

Products : Electronics & Computers
In-Line Power Supplies

GlobTek (Northvale, NJ) has introduced the GT-91120 series of in-line power supplies with double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations. They feature regulated outputs voltage from 5V to 48VDC in 0.1V increments and up to 30 W of continuous output power. They are potted in a 98.2 × 46.5 × 38.2 mm impact-resistant...

Products : Motion Control
One-Handed Hemostasis Valves

Qosina (Edgewood, NY) has introduced two one-handed hemostasis valves. Part number 80238 has an internal diameter that accepts up to 7 French and features a push-pull mechanism allowing a single-handed process to open and close the valve. Part number 80329 accepts up to 9 French and also features a push-pull...

Products : Medical
Quick Connects

Value Plastics (Fort Collins, CO) has launched the MQC Series of quick connects that feature large ergonomic grips and emit an audible “click” indicating a secure connection. The fittings are available in USP Class VI nylon and a variety of colors and barb sizes ranging from 1/8" to 3/16". The male connector includes a Buna-N...

Products : Electronics & Computers
AC/DC Power Supplies

Protek Power (Hudson, MA) has introduced the PM400 Series of AC/DC power supplies, featuring 400 watts of performance in a package of 4 × 7 × 1.58 inches for medical applications, including patient vicinity medical devices. The series accepts a 90- 264VAC universal input. Single output models have voltages ranging from...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Wire-to-Wire Feedthroughs

Douglas Electrical (Randolph, NJ) offers wire-to-wire feedthroughs for providing power and/or signal transmission into and out of vacuum or pressure environments. They are suitable for applications such as thermocouple sensors where signal loss can become an issue. Design engineers can specify the type and mix of...

Products : Medical
Miniaturized FPGA Systems

Nallatech (Camarillo, CA) offers FPGA miniaturization services that address critical issues such as design verification and design for manufacturability. Solutions are available for a wide range of industries including medical imaging and diagnostics, signal intelligence, and near-sensor processing. Design capabilities...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Braid-Reinforced PVC Hose

NewAge Industries (Southampton, PA) offers Nylobrade, braid-reinforced PVC hose certified by the National Sanitation Founda - tion for Standards 51 and 61. Nylobrade is manufactured from virgin PVC compound. All ingredients are non-toxic and conform to USP Class VI and FDA standards. Three wall thicknesses are stocked:...

Products : Test & Measurement
Non-Contact Digital Measuring Machine

Quality Vision International (Rochester, NY) has introduced the full function benchtop digital measuring machine, the QVI SNAP™. SNAP’s digital megapixel camera with Native Video™ image processing provides high definition video images with up to 50:1 sub-pixel resolution. Six digital zoom positions...

Products : Medical
Micro Flow Switch and Bubble Detector

Sensirion (Westlake Village, CA) has launched the LG01 micro flow switch for ultra-low liquid flow rates and bubble detection. The sensor makes fluidic systems more reliable by enabling the detection of liquid flow within the range of a few mL/min and less. For such measurements the sensor offers a short...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Rugged Spring Pins

Mill-Max (Oyster Bay, NY) offers a series of rugged spring pins capable of carrying 9 amps continuous current at 10 °C temperature rise. The Mill-Max 0850, 0851, 0852, and 0853 spring pins are suitable for rugged applications and for use in circuits operating above signal level. The 085X series is characterized by a greater...

Products : Electronics & Computers
DC/DC Converters

Mornsun America (Hudson, MA) has introduced the WRA/WRB-LT-3W Series of surface mount DC/DC converters. The products offer 3W of power in a high density 0.93" × 0.73" × 0.33" surface mount package and are suitable for a variety of applications including instrumentation. The series accepts 2:1 input voltage ranges from 4.5VDC...

Products : Motion Control
Custom Direct Drive Motor Systems

Applimotion (Loomis, CA) has introduced custom direct drive motor systems with precision encoders and bearings. An Applimotion motor kit is selected based on performance needs, and Applimotion engineers guide the customer through selection of feedback and precision mechanical attributes. A complete direct drive...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Filter/Amplifier Card

Krohn-Hite (Brockton, MA) offers the Model FLX-ICP4, a four-channel filter/amplifier with a flexible signal conditioning card suitable for use in ICP® sensor and other sensor/transducer applications requiring a constant excitation current. A user-selectable 4mA or 8mA constant current is provided for excitation power to...

Products : Photonics/Optics
Optical Fiber Cable

OFS Fitel (Avon, CT) has launched “Phase Stabilized Optical Fiber‚“ (PSOF) Cable, used for transmitting base band signals in synchronized measurement systems. It is designed with standard size and optical performance but buffered with “liquid crystal polymer,” a material with negative thermal expansion coefficient....

Products : Electronics & Computers
Non-Magnetic D-Sub I/O Connectors

CONEC (Garner, NC) has enhanced its I/O connectors for use in areas with high magnetic fields by replacing the usual steel shells and hardware with tin-plated brass and making the brackets of diecast zinc. The non-magnetic D-Sub I/O connector is suitable for medical imaging systems and other medical...

Products : Motion Control
Linear Slide

LM76 (East Longmeadow, MA) offers the Whispah™ Linear Slide for linear motion applications that must be non-contaminating to their environments, such as medical equipment. The linear slide is available in two sizes. The WSP1 Twin Rail System features a 4" × 5.5" table with a bearing centerline to centerline measurement of 2.125...

Products : Materials
Epoxy Resin System

Master Bond (Hackensack, NJ) offers the EP21LV epoxy that offers a 1 to 1 mix ratio by mix or volume and cures at room temperature in 24 to 36 hours or faster at elevated temperatures. The rigidity of its cure is adjustable. Bonds well to a variety of substrates including metals, glass, wood, rubbers, ceramics, and many...

Features : Materials
The Cool Future of UV Curable Silicone Extrusion

Silicone elastomers are high-performance thermoset materials broadly used in diverse industries, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, consumer goods, and health care. They are recognized for their unique combination of properties, including high heat resistance, physiological inertness,...

Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
For Precise Medical Components, Abrasive Waterjet Makes the Cut

Still a relatively young technology, abrasive waterjet has evolved to the point where it offers substantial benefit to some manufacturers of surgical instruments and a broad variety of other medical applications. With the ability to hold positioning accuracy as tight as ±0.001" and...

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