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Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Plasma Treating Technology

Enercon Industries Corporation, Menomonee Falls, WI, has released its new series of industrial blown arc and blow ion plasma treaters to be used on plastics, glass, and metals. These new systems provide simplified integration and operation, maximum uptime, and powerful treatment to clean, etch, and functionalize...

Products : Medical
Advanced Modular Connectors

ODU-USA, Camarillo, CA, is offering the entire compressed air and fluid range of ODU-MAC® with higher flow rates and/or high operating pressure for a wide range of medical, industrial, and measurement and testing applications. The flow rate for the compressed air valves is increased by approximately 20%, while the...

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ResearchIR 4.2 Software

FLIR Systems, Wilsonville, OR, ann ounces the release of version 4.2 of its ResearchIR software, which provides a powerful tool for viewing, acquiring, analyzing, and sharing the thermal data captured with FLIR’s scientific and R&D cameras. New features include Mathworks MATLAB Integra tion, UltraMax file support,...

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Narrow Profile Power Supplies

Acopian Power Supplies, Easton, PA, announces that its Narrow Profile power supply series is now certified to UL 60950 and UL 508, and conforms to all requirements to achieve CE marking. The single-output switching regulated AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies provide up to 288 Watts of output power, and operate from a...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
LPD Series Stepper Dispense Pump

The Lee Company, Westbrook, CT, introduces a new variable volume pump, the LPD Series Stepper Dispense Pump. Available in 50 and 250 microliter full dispense volumes, this miniature chemically inert pump was designed to offer greater design flexibility and significant cost savings. Designed to be completely...

Products : Medical
LVDT Inductive Position Sensors

Hoffmann–Krippner Inc., Frisco, TX, introduces a wide range of LVDT sensors for contactless and wear-free path and position detection. The sensors operate on the principle of the differential transformer and are suitable for use in medical technology. They are available as M12 or M18 versions with external...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Silicone Injection Molding Services

Albright Technologies, Leominster, MA, has introduced liquid silicone injection molding services for prototype and low volume production purposes. Its new injection molding presses are suited for small, medium, and micro sized parts. The company can manufacture complex injection mold tools within 15 to 25...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
400RXMD OEM Pumps

Watson-Marlow Inc., Wilmington, MA, announces that its 400RXMD OEM pumps feature a range of precise pressure settings that allows users to tailor products to specific customer applications. An innovative mechanism provides up to 50% improved flow accuracy, while a tube holder ensures the tube locates in the right position each...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
NFB 5 and NFB 25 Boxer Pumps

KNF Neuberger, Inc., Trenton, NJ, has added two compact, powerful models, the NFB 5 and NFB 25, to its line of brushless DC powered NFB boxer pumps. The pumps offer low pulsation, gentle transfer of liquids from 5 to 300 mL/min, efficient design, long product life, and feature two heads driven by a single motor,...

Products : Medical
2600 Series Mini Press

Colordyne Technologies, Brookfield, WI, introduces its new 2600 Series Mini Press, a commercial class roll-to-roll label printing system featuring an intuitive touch screen interface, allowing flexibility and on the fly adjustments to label attributes. The Mini Press features a maximum print speed of 60 ft./min., highly...

Products : Medical
Automatic SP1 Automatic Film Splicer

Butler Automatic, Middleborough, MA, announces that its SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited for medical device packaging applications. It increases efficiency in packaging operations by eliminating manual film roll changes. The device senses the diameter of the expiring roll of film and...

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OpticStudio 15

Zemax, LLC, Kirkland, WA, announces the next version of its optical and illumination design software. OpticStudio 15 adds highly requested features, including a new COM/.NET API for communicating with external programs, a Chebyshev polynomial surface that adds another tool to the host of freeform capabilities already included, an...

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Thomas 1610 Pump

Gardner Denver Thomas, Inc., Sheboygan, WI, introduces the Thomas 1610 advanced diaphragm pump, which combines precise, consistent performance with very low sound levels, making it ideal for devices working near patients. Its design provides fast evacuation times for all applications where speed is key. Volume flow rate is up to...

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Medical Components Fabrication

Acme Metal Spinning, Minneapolis, MN, uses a metal spinning process to seamlessly form flat metal discs and pre-formed metal work pieces on CNC metal spinning lathes into components for medical device and equipment assemblies. Materials for components include stainless steel, hot and cold roll steel, aluminum,...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
MEDD Extruder

Davis Standard, LLC, Pawcatuck, CT, introduces its Medical Direct Drive (MEDD) Extruder for tight tolerance tubing. The MEDD offers processors greater materials flexibility in a compact design. It features a replaceable feed section liner, interchangeable barrel assembly, and a Windows®-based HMI and PLC control system.

For...

Products : Medical
Miniature Valveless OEM Pumps

Fluid Metering, Inc., Syosset, NY, announces that its miniature, stepper driven valveless OEM pumps are ideal for low and micro-volume fluid control in medical diagnostic and clinical chemistry instrumentation. The pumps integrate a unique patented CeramPump® valveless pumping principle with precision stepper...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
FMAB NEO Filter Series

SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, CA, has expanded its portfolio of block filters for single-phase systems, with its new FMAB NEO series. This filter is extremely compact, has a polished steel housing, is completely shielded no matter how it is mounted, and is offered in current ratings from 1A to 30 A at 250 VAC according to IEC...

Products : Medical
Universal Temperature Sensor IC

Linear Technology Corporation, Milpitas, CA, introduces the LTC2984, a high performance digital temperature measurement integrated circuit (IC) that directly digitizes RTDs, thermocouples, thermistors, and external diodes with 0.1°C conformity and 0.001°C resolution. The LTC2984 adds electrically erasable...

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PBL4850E Brushless Motor IDEA Drive

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Waterbury, CT, announces the latest addition to its IDEA drive line of motor controllers: the PBL4850E programmable 3-phase brushless motor drive, which features automatic population of motion profile parameters based on entry of just a few motor characteristics. Its IDEA software...

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Beta Test Trial of Encoders

Dynapar, Gurnee, IL, is offering a free 30- day beta test trial to all interested and qualified parties, for its key product families of incremental and absolute encoders, with thousands of configurations available. Dynapar encoders are found throughout North American industries, providing motion feedback...

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Spectral Decomposition

Delta Tau Data Systems, Inc., Chatsworth, CA, offers a new control method called Spectral Decomposition to improve the productivity of systems that use fast-tool actuators. Spectral Decomposition seamlessly coordinates the trajectories of fast-tool actuators and positioning servos, including in complex multi-axis systems,...

Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Maxim MAX30100 Sensor IC

Mouser Electronics, Inc., Mansfield, TX, is now stocking the MAX30100 Pulse Oximeter and Heart-Rate Sensor IC for wearable health from Maxim Integrated. The MAX30100 is a 14-pin surface mount IC that combines the features of a heart rate monitor sensor and an oximeter in a single chip sensor solution for medical monitors...

Features : Medical
From the Editor: July 2014: 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...

Features : Medical
Safer Surgery Using Intelligent Tools

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 sensors integrated with software to provide intelligence to the user. Currently in the prototype phase and...

Features : Medical
Under Pressure: Designing Safety and Ease-of-Use into Closed System Transfer Devices

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 antineoplastic agents with adhesive properties within these drugs that cause contamination of the...

Features : Tubing & Extrusion
Mold Design and Cavitation Strategy: Best Practices in Aligning Tooling with Requirements

Medical manufacturers of single-use products have a dual challenge: achieving high levels of quality while maintaining competitive cost. From an injection molding perspective, mold design and equipment selection ultimately determine whether or not those...

Features : Medical
Toward a Standards-based Framework for E-Health Interoperability

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

Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Metalworking Techniques Unlock a Unique Alloy

NASA Technology

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 nose cones undergoing the rigors of atmospheric reentry. While the Navy experimented...

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Laser Raster‐Scanning Patterns on Cylindrical Workpieces Using Advanced Drawing Post-Processing Tools

Manufacturing interventional cardiac devices, such as stents, has traditionally employed two-axis systems consisting of a rotary “spindle” axis mounted on top of a direct-drive linear stage. (See Figure 1) This combination of axes allows...

Features : Medical
How to Acquire the Best Application Advantage

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 many applications, combining the best features and benefits of past successful designs while incorporating...

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