Products : Medical
PM301 AC-DC Power Supplies

Protek Power North America, Inc., Hudson, MA, announces the PM301 Series of AC DC switching power supplies in a low profile package of 3 × 6 × 1.5 inches, capable of delivering 300 watts of continuous power with 10 CFM forced air or 200 watts at convection cooling. Product is available in open frame, L bracket...

Products : Medical
Multi-Market Electromechanical Switches

Pasternack, Irvine, CA, introduces a large portfolio of in-stock general purpose multimarket coaxial packaged electromechanical switches for RF, microwave, and millimeter wave applications. These electromechanical switches are uniquely qualified for use in numerous applications including test &...

Products : Medical
Piezoelectric Mirror Positioning System

New Scale Technologies, Inc., Victor, NY, announces a new developer’s kit in its M3 micro-mechatronic product line. The DK-M3-RS-U-1M-20 is a complete piezoelectric mirror positioning system with a galvo-scanner form factor in only a 12mm diameter including the embedded closed-loop controller. Patented...

Products : Medical
New Perforation Capability

Scapa Healthcare, Windsor, CT, announces the launch of its new perforation capability for Scapa Soft-Pro® Silicone Gel adhesives. The new capability allows Scapa Healthcare to offer its strategic business partners an expansive range of skin friendly turn-key solutions for the advanced wound care market. Scapa Soft-Pro...

Products : Medical
32kHz Quartz Crystals

Geyer Electronics, El Cajon, CA, introduces a new 32kHz Quartz Crystal design for oscillator circuits. In a series of extensive test procedures, Geyer engineering determined that the 32kHz design not only opens a broader range of lower power applications but also contributes to improved start-up performance, faster start-up...

Products : Medical
Urethane Processing System

Ashby Cross Company, Newburyport, MA, debuts its new GP80 Urethane Processing System that accurately proportions, mixes, and dispenses urethane for connector sealing, creating gaskets and seals, potting, and encapsulating. The GP80 accurately dispenses high-purity, two-part urethanes and ensures material integrity by...

Products : Medical
Socket Break-Out Boards

Aries Electronics, Inc., Bristol, PA, announces the introduction of its new custom Break-Out Boards for test sockets. Aries’ new Break-Out Boards allow the user to quickly, easily, and economically routeout signals for use on existing Device- Under-Test or prototype test boards. Aries will route the signals to any...

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E-Style Cuff Flange Bellows

BellowsTech, Ormond Beach, FL, has expanded its line of edge welded bellows. Their new series of E-style Cuff Flange metal bellows are available in 18 sizes with diameters from 0.40 to 5.45 inches, and can be ordered in specific segment lengths from 10 to 200 convolutions. This new line of machined, 316L stainless...

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HC Series Cartridge Heaters

Minco Products, Inc., announces the launch of new HC Series Cartridge Heaters, which can provide high wattage output within very small diameter packages. The HC series cartridge heaters can provide accurate, repeatable, and reliable heating for medical, aerospace, semiconductor, and industrial applications without...

Products : Medical
Athlonix 22DCP Motors

Portescap, West Chester, PA, introduces the next generation of Athlonix™ high power density brush DC motors. Athlonix DCP motors offer an optimized price-to-performance solution for a variety of applications. Available in a 22mm diameter, the new 22DCP motor features an energy-efficient coreless design with an optimized...

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Expanded Range of Medalist Elastomers

Teknor Apex Company, Pawtucket, RI, has expanded its range of tubing compounds, including new alternatives to PVC, thermoplastic polyurethane, and silicone. Medalist elastomers now available for tubing includes 11 standard grades and 2 specialty grades. Standard products range in Shore A hardness from 37 to...

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MOWI20C Converter Series

Minmax Power, Hudson, MA, announces the MOWI20C Series, a new series of regulated, fully encapsulated DC/DC converters with an ultra-wide 4:1 input voltage range, extended operating temperature range, and easy mounting configurations for either chassis or DIN-Rail. It includes an LED output indicator, remote on/off,...

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Handheld Wireless Test & Measurement

Deviser Instruments, Inc., San Jose, CA, a communications test and measurement company, introduces its E7042B and E7062B SignalPROFILER products, enabling RF measurements up to 4GHz and 6GHz respectively. The products combine cable and antenna system analysis, fiber inspection, spectrum analysis, cellular...

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Transcoder Gateway

Pleora Technologies, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, introduces its Transcoder Gateway following extensive field trials in industrial automation applications. The Transcoder Gateway simultaneously receives video from up to four GigE Vision or USB3 Vision cameras for compression, retransmission, display, and archiving. The image feed...

Products : Medical
Stainless Steel Insert Screw

Sussex Wire Inc., Easton, PA, debuts a new stainless steel insert screw designed to improve adjustment control, mitigate contamination, and increase component part geometry and tolerance, while improving manufacturing volume to over 100 million parts/year. The stainless steel precision drug delivery control insert...

Products : Sensors/Data Acquisition
FlexiForce A101 Force Sensor

Tekscan, Inc., South Boston, MA, announces the FlexiForce A101 force sensor, its smallest standard sensor, which can be utilized in a wide range of designs depending on factors such as temperature, humidity, amount of force or pressure being applied, and product size. With an active sensing area of 3.8mm, the A101...

Products : Connectivity
60GHz WirelessHD Modules

SiBEAM Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, announces new WirelessHD transmitter and receiver modules that operate over the 60GHz millimeter wave frequency band. The modules deliver visually lossless 1080p video streams at up to 60 frames per second and are an ideal video cable replacement solution in medical or industrial operating...

Products : Medical
Autodesk Within Medical Software

Autodesk, Inc., San Rafael, CA, introduces its Autodesk Within Medical, generative design software that optimizes 3D printing of medical implants for the orthopedic industry. The software allows biomedical engineers to create orthopedic implants with micro-lattice porous structures that help properly connect the...

News : Medical
Crowdfunding and the Danger of Unapproved Devices

Crowdfunding is being used every day to raise money for various causes and to aid in the launch of new products. Spurred on by themes such as “Be the change you want to see in the world,” donors feel virtuous for helping to fund a child’s medical bills or helping a non-profit to provide...

Features : Medical
Top 5 Concerns When Selecting a Custom Extruder
Top 5 Concerns When Selecting a Custom Extruder

Finding the right custom extrusion and plastics company to manufacture and provide a key custom component to your end-product needs can often seem a daunting task. With an abundance of...

Top 5 Concerns When Selecting a Custom Extruder
Features : Medical
2015 Contest Winner Gives Hope to Millions of Heart Failure Patients

The 13th annual “Create the Future” Design Contest for engineers, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide, sponsored by COMSOL, Inc., and Mouser Electronics, attracted a record number of entries—nearly 1,160 innovative product ideas from engineers and students in more than...

Features : Medical
2015 Create the Future Design Contest: Grand Prize Winner

Development of a Non-Surgical Circulatory Support Device for the Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure

Omar Benavides, PhD, Senior Product Development Engineer; Benjamin Hertzog, PhD, President & CEO; Jason Heuring, PhD, Chief Operating Officer; Reynolds M. Delgado III, MD,...
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2015 Create the Future Design Contest: Medical Category Winner

Smart X-Ray Source

Mark Eaton, CEO; Dr. Ronald Hellmer; Dr. Shuo Cheng; Hugo Leon; and Dr. Leif Fredin
Stellarray, Austin, TX

Since the discovery of X-rays 110 years ago, affordable X-ray sources have all been point source X-ray tubes, in which x-rays are...

Features : Medical
2015 Create the Future Design Contest: Honorable Mentions

Method for Treating Cartilage Defects

Michael Lytinas
Ideas Foundation, Boston, MA

This invention is a method to treat cartilage defects in osteoarthritis and cartilage injuries by moving ions into a collagen matrix of the defective cartilage using electricity....

Features : Medical
Applying Metallic Thermal Interface Materials for Medical Electronics

A well-performing thermal interface material (TIM) fulfills a variety of application requirements within the broad range of electronic modules and systems incorporated in medical imaging and other medical electronics systems. Understanding how high-performance metallic and...

Features : IoMT
Powering Tomorrow’s Medicine: Critical Decisions for Batteries in Medical Applications

Technological advancements are making medical devices increasingly feature-rich and miniaturized: two performance characteristics that are inherently conflicting, thus requiring increasingly sophisticated battery power management solutions.

Features : Medical
Thermal Design Considerations for Medical Devices to Improve Patient Safety
Thermal Design Considerations for Medical Devices to Improve Patient Safety

While technological advancements continue to enable medical devices to become more capable and more compact, the use of advanced electronics has also created thermal...

Thermal Design Considerations for Medical Devices to Improve Patient Safety
Features : Tubing & Extrusion
Selecting Pump Tubing: Just Remember “STAMP”

Choosing pump tubing successfully results in a system that delivers optimal performance and prevents redesign and troubleshooting later. For medical device applications, custom OEM peristaltic pump systems are common for fluid transfer. Designing a new medical device requires precise criteria for...

Features : Medical
Valveless Fluid Control for Medical Diagnostic Instrumentation

The results of recent surveys suggest that more than half of all healthcare decisions are made using test results obtained from medical diagnostic instrumentation. These tests are routinely performed by diagnostic instrumentation at hospitals, diagnostic centers, and at a variety of...

Features : Medical
Graphene Coating Could Aid Chemotherapy
Norwegian University of Science and Technology,
Trondheim, Norway

Silver, which has non-toxic qualities, is often used as a coating on medical equipment used for chemotherapy. But, this silver coating can break down drugs. Now, researchers at the Norwegian...

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