Automation & Controls

Automation & Controls

Learn about the growing surgical robot market. See examples of surgical robots, including autonomous and computer-assisted technologies.

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White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
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A Faster Route to Custom-Design Molecular Diagnostic Instruments

This whitepaper delves into developing molecular diagnostics instruments, emphasizing the advantages of collaboration with experienced OEMs using platforms like Cavro® Omni...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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Robot Manufacturer Strengthens Global Reputation for Quality With Kontron Motherboards

Kontron, renowned for their embedded computer solutions, celebrates over 20 years of partnership with KUKA, the industrial robotics leader, to provide...

Features: Medical
By embracing advanced robotic machine-tending automation, SpiTrex unlocked new levels of precision, capacity, utilization, and profitability. The successful deployment of robot-driven manufacturing with autonomous process control using Flexxbotics marks a transformative milestone for SpiTrex Orthopedics’ smart factory operations.
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INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

IME West is hosting a never-before-seen dive into advanced manufacturing with its featured News and Brews Studio. Designed as a unique in-person news broadcast encompassing...

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Products: Materials
Supercapacitor Modules

Double-layer, series-connected electrochemical supercapacitor modules are now available from Kyocera AVX, Fountain Inn, SC. The new SCM Series modules can be used by themselves or in...

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News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

During an eventful week, manufacturing experts from across the globe congregated at the Alfândega Congress Center, a unique venue nearby Douro river, for...

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Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Industry 4.0 is bringing about a fundamental shift in manufacturing, offering numerous opportunities for efficiency, customization, and innovation. This...

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INSIDER: Medical

A collaboration between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, is working to break through drug-delivery bottlenecks by...

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Quiz: Medical
The sport of golf continues to evolve as technology enables golfers to increase distance and accuracy and improved overall performance. Take this quiz to learn more about the impact of medical technology on the sport and the players.
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Inside Story: Medical
To find out more about selecting and implementing automation solutions, MDB recently spoke with Dave McMorrow, Technical Director, MMT Automation and Michael Wall, Technical Director, Somex Automation, an MMT company.
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Podcasts: Medical
Biotricity’s continuous heart rhythm monitor uses advanced technology to deliver unlimited heart data insights.
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News: Robotics, Automation & Control

Medical Manufacturing Technologies (MMT), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management and a global provider of medical device manufacturing solutions, has...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
ABB Robotics has developed an automated neutralizing antibody testing system with UTMB. With the use of ABB robots, UTMB can radically increase the number of such tests performed, from 15 per day to more than 1,000.
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White Papers: Medical
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Producing a Superior Roller Guide

In comparison to presently available linear guides, the EXRAIL® slide guide provides smoother movement, higher load capacity and damping. It uses multiple small diameter needle rollers–it has more rollers...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Bosch Rexroth has opened a new customer innovation center near Austin, TX. The company says the facility will provide a unique technology development experience...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

The medical packaging market has quickly embraced the use of automation for the thermoforming process. Automation has enabled adherence to stringent quality requirements and has...

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Applications: Medical

As the cost of shrink tubing used in the production of catheters has increased, and supply chain issues caused delivery delays, FEP shrink tubing, for example, has become a very expensive...

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INSIDER: Medical

The all-new IM Engineering South is dubbed the “six-in-one advanced design and manufacturing expo,” which includes MD&M South. The event, which takes place June 14–16, is designed to give...

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Special Reports: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Metal additive manufacturing, high-performance grease, filters, and more.
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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
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Special Reports: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Automation removes the possibility of human error in high-precision or repetitive processes.
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Podcasts: Robotics, Automation & Control
In this episode of Here’s an Idea, we speak to three researchers who are finding ways to automate surgical tasks, from suturing,to spotting tumors.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
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Briefs: Medical
See how immersive mixed reality has helped medtech manufacturers maintain factory output despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.
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Podcasts: Robotics, Automation & Control
In this episode of Here's an Idea, we look at a set of robots already helping out hospitals in the fight against COVID-19.
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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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