Design & Testing


Explore articles that will help you test your medical devices and software. Validation techniques include environmental monitoring, biocompatibility testing, packaging validation, and sterilization services.

Products : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Low-Power Sensors

Sensirion AG (Staefa, Switzerland) offers the SDP600 series of differential pressure sensors, featuring low energy consumption for long-term battery operation. The SDP606 and SDP616 sensors are designed to enter sleep mode after performing each measurement. They wake up when a “measure” command is received and enter sleep...

Products : Test & Measurement
Product Defect Analysis

NVision (Coppell, TX) has partnered with Materials Analysis (Dallas, TX) to offer product defect analysis that can potentially be introduced in product liability litigation to prove a manufacturer innocent of producing a defective or harmful product. The HandHeld Scanner, a portable device capable of capturing 3D geometry...

Products : Test & Measurement
Measurement in Motion

Werth (Old Saybrook, CT) has introduced an “OnTheFly” method for rapid measurement with image processing. ScopeCheck® and VideoCheck® coordinate measuring machines can now take measurements while in constant motion. By flashing the light sources, blurriness due to the motion is eliminated. Start-Stop operation is no...

Products : Materials
Light Cure Adhesive Monitoring System

Henkel (Dusseldorf, Germany) has developed the LOCTITE AssureCure system, designed to detect, measure, analyze, record, and provide a degree of cure metric relative to the transition of specially formulated adhesives from a liquid to a solid (Cured). The system includes new adhesive technology, fiber optic...

Features : Medical
Medical Device Packaging Validation Testing 101

Package validation testing has always been an important aspect of many medical device development processes. Today, it isn’t just new packaging that manufacturers need to worry about — economic and environmental conditions are also driving manufacturers to revalidate their packaging.

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...


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