Products : Electronics & Computers
External Medical Power Supplies

XP Power (Sunnyvale, CA) has introduced the AHM series of external AC-DC power supplies aimed at medical and IT applications. The series comprises 5 single-output ranges of 85, 100, 150, 180, or 250 Watt output, and provides the popular nominal outputs from +12 to +48 VDC. All units are convection cooled, removing...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Carbide Drill

Seco Tools (Troy, MI) offers the Feedmax™ SD230A solid carbide 30xD drill in diameters ranging from 4 mm to 10 mm as standard, with 3 mm available as semi-standard. A 4-facet point geometry provides centering capability, with primary and secondary relief angles and a point angle of 136°. The tool also features a low friction,...

Products : Electronics & Computers
LED Light Engine Platform

SCHOTT (Southbridge, MA) has introduced the 2nd generation of LEDgine™ LED light engine platform that now offers twice as much light as before. It was developed for more efficient coupling of LED light into fiber optic bundles, and illuminates active diameters from 3.0 to 6.0 mm. The small diameter is suitable for...

Products : Medical
Mercury-Free Batteries

The Renata Batteries (Dallas, TX) division of The SWATCH Group has developed a line of 0% mercury silver oxide batteries suitable for powering medical devices including insulin pumps, glucose meters, and surgical tools. The mercury-free batteries are useful for complying with state laws that make it illegal to sell devices...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Surface Mount Chips

Stackpole Electronics (Raleigh, NC) offers the RPC Series of surface mount chips that offer pulse withstanding in a 5% tolerance part. It is completely untrimmed, which allows the entire width of the resistance element to dissipate the pulse power without any current crowding. The thick film chip resistors are suitable for...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Triple Row Connectors

Mill-Max (Oyster Bay, NY) offers 804 and 805 Series interconnects, suitable for high pin count I/O and board-to-board applications. The triple row pin field allows for signal connections to be more densely packaged. Placing and soldering one connector rather than three SIP sockets or a single and double row combination...

Products : Electronics & Computers
COTS Filters

LCR Electronics (Norristown, PA) offers a line of single phase COTS filters that operates over an extended temperature range of -40 °C to 85 °C (-40 °F to 185 °F). The RoHS-compliant Single Stage F9100 Filters and Double Stage F9200 Filters are suitable for high ambient environments or in applications with limited temperature...

Products : Medical
Silicone Swelling Agent

MicroCare Medical (New Britain, CT) has introduced Swellex™ silicone swelling agent as a solution to joining silicone to rigid parts. This newer class of solvent utilizes proprietary solvent technology that swells silicone more effectively than hexane solvents, and meets Environmental Protection Agency...

Products : Motion Control
Servo Motors

Myostat Motion Control (Ontario, Canada) has revised the CM1 line of CoolMuscle integrated servo motors. The new Revision C incorporates new, more readily available components into a slightly smaller casing with an updated and more accurate encoder.

Products : Medical
LAN-Controlled Transient Recorders

Elsys Instruments (Monroe, NY) has expanded its family of LAN-controlled transient recorders to include several high-speed modules that offer sampling speeds of 240 MS/sec or 120 MS/sec at 14-bit or 16-bit vertical resolution. The compact TPCX-24014 and TPCX-12012 series offer vertical and offset accuracy...

Products : Medical
Antimicrobial Adhesive

Avery Dennison Medical Solutions (Pasadena, CA) has developed an antimicrobial adhesive featuring NIMBUS® technology from Quick-Med Technologies (Gainesville, FL) that can be used for a variety of medical applications including surgical, wound care, and vascular access. The performance of the antimicrobial adhesive has...

Products : Motion Control
Industrial Housed Motors

WITTENSTEIN (Bartlett, IL) has introduced industrial motors specifically designed and developed to support OEM needs. They are suitable for precise, high-speed positioning applications, feature high dynamic performance and energy savings, and are produced with brushless 3- phase technology.

Products : Materials
Wireless Transmitter Adhesive

The Strouse Corporation (Westminster, MD) offers an adhesive designed to cover half an area measuring .105" × .105" and crafted with a tab as an asset when attaching to the device. It is die cut in a Class 10,000 clean room and delivered as a linered product on a roll, for automatic machine...

Products : Medical
Flow Control Switch

Qosina (Edgewood, NY) offers an inline flow switch #97337 that features both a female and male luer lock. It is made of a polycarbonate body and an acetal slider that acts as an ON/OFF switch, and may be used in any application that involves liquid flow and requires inline shut off capability. When it is in the ON position,...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Cabinet Oven

The No. 932 electrically heated, 500°F cabinet oven from Grieve (Round Lake, IL) is used to cure large silicone rubber parts. Workspace dimensions measure 50"W × 50"D × 50"H. 60 kW power installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular heating elements and a 2450 CFM, 1-1/2-HP recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow to the...

Products : Medical
Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites

Ensinger (Washington, PA) has launched a series of highly loaded thermoplastic carbon fibre composites designed to offer high mechanical strength and heat distortion properties to medical components. TECATEC PEEK CW50 is manufactured using the matrix polymer VICTREX® PEEK™, which is compressed with...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Medical-Grade Microwave Power Generator

Emblation Microwave (Alloa, Scotland) offers the MSYS245 medical-grade microwave power generator, capable of more than 100 W CW output power at 2.45 GHz. It is suitable for a wide range of surgical applications, including soft tissue ablation, microwave hyperthermia therapy, diathermy, and microwave...

Products : Motion Control
Voice Coil Stages

Equipment Solutions (Sunnyvale, CA) offers submicron, >300 nanometer positioning resolution, cross roller voice coil stages that are self contained, compact, and able to be mounted in a horizontal or vertical axis. The VCS-2020 Voice Coil Stage features a 20 mm diameter aperture. An integrated Analog position feedback sensor...

Features : Medical
Engineering a Paradigm Shift in At-Home Monitoring Devices

Semiconductor vendors are constantly on the lookout for the market dislocations that will provide the opportunity for product innovation and subsequent sales and revenue growth. Market dislocations tend to be anticipated and debated long before they come to fruition — echoing the old...

Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Three Elements of Cost-Effective Modeling and Simulation

A recent study by Josh Makower, MD, and a team of researchers from Stanford University found that, on average, medical device companies spend $31 million to bring a low-to-medium-risk device to market. Furthermore, the study finds the time it takes to do so is an average of 10 months for...

Features : Software
3D Data Acquisition Delivers Orthopedics and Prosthetics Solutions

In 2005, Creaform (Quebec, Canada) launched the first Handyscan 3D scanner, based on an innovative technology using triangulation as a way to position itself in space, and with respect to the part to be scanned. It quickly became apparent that this technology held tremendous...

Features : Medical
Crew Management Processes Revitalize Patient Care

In January 2009, birds struck the engines of US Airways Flight 1549 and forced an emergency landing into the Hudson River. Everyone on board survived, and the crew was lauded for remaining calm under pressure and keeping passengers safe. The pilot, Captain Chesley Sullenberger, is a former U.S....

Products : Software
Mobile FEA Tool

NEi Software (Westminster, CA) has introduced the NEi Stratus, a free finite element analysis (FEA) mobile application that allows engineers to view results on their iPhone and iPad. It works in conjunction with the NEi Nastran finite element solver to analyze the stress of structures and mechanical components, and in mobile...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Real Time Operating System

The ThreadX® RTOS from Express Logic (San Diego, CA) is designed for microcontroller-based applications and features a memory footprint as small as 2 KB to reside on limited on-chip MCU memory. It provides pre-emptive, real-time, priority-based scheduling for optimum responsiveness and includes services such as thread...

Products : Medical
Glass Optical Filters

Abrisa Technologies (Santa Paula, CA) offers custom glass optical filters for medical imaging, testing, monitoring, and analytic instrumentation display screens and panels used for real-time imaging, vital sign monitoring, and various analytical instrumentation devices. Chemical or heat strengthened glass provides a...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Low Profile Rotary Encoders

HEIDENHAIN Corporation (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced low profile incremental rotary encoders with block commutation tracks for use in small-dimensioned servo motors. The encoders come equipped with a 35-mm housing diameter and can be connected to almost all standard subsequent electronics for control of digitally...

Products : Software
Graphic Human Machine Interface

QSI Coporation (Salt Lake City, UT) offers the panel-mount QTERM®-G72 terminal, featuring a 7" (177 mm), 800 × 480 pixel, LED-lighted TFT-LCD display, resistive touch screen, 10/100Base-T Ethernet, Atmel® ARM-9 processor, and two serial ports. Qlarity® object-based programming language and design environment...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Push-to-Connect Fittings

NewAge Industries (Southampton, PA) offers Newloc® push-to-connect fittings in acetal copolymer and brass. Both allow quick connections to rigid and semi-rigid tubing such as nylon, polypropylene, and polyethylene. Typical applications include pneumatic control systems, robotics, instrumentation, and chemical lines. The...

Products : Medical
Multi-Lumen Tubing

Wire reinforced, multi-lumen tubing from Putnam Plastics (Dayville, CT) offers two or more passageways for gas/fluid management and mechanical/electrical delivery within minimally invasive devices. Reinforcements are available in coil or braid form, depending on therapeutic procedure requirements. Braided reinforcements...

Products : Medical
Imaging Module

DALSA (Ontario, Canada) has developed the Argus platform of CCD/TDI-based X-ray image scanners for use in the medical and dental fields. Argus modules include high-resolution scintillation technology and standard Ethernet connectivity, allowing images to be ported directly to the host computer for image processing. The Argus-DQ...

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