Automation & Controls

Gas, Fluid Handling, Pumps, & Valves

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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
As the demand for smaller, less intrusive — sometimes even wearable — products grow, engineers must meet these expectations without compromising on pump system performance.
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Trivia: Design

It’s Super Bowl time! What somewhat controversial technology has been embraced by the NFL to aid players in recovery from injuries?

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Trivia: Design

What neurosurgery technique was inspired by a wine bottle opener?

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Products: Software
See the new products and services, including Dillon Manufacturing's claw jaws, mesh-morphing technology from RBF Morph, an eQMS from Sierra Labs, Qosina's stopcock manifold, Surface Solutions Group's sustainable coating, Zuken's design platform, and more.
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Products: Materials
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Features: Medical
The global market for both point-of-care testing instruments and home-use medical devices is expected to grow rapidly over the coming decades. To meet this demand, developers will continue to design products that are smaller, less complex, and easier to use.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
See the product of the month: a micro diaphragm gas pump from KNF Neuberger.
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Products: Medical
This month's product: Trelleborg has launched a family of products, materials, and services for fluid path single-use equipment designed to accelerate the advancement of life-changing therapies.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
This month's product focus is on pumps and valves, including tubular solenoids, flow sensors, pneumatic micropumps, and a centrifugal pump.
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Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Product Focus is on fluid handling, including miniature pinch valves, valve controller modules, rocker isolation valves, and more.
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Applications: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Here, the ways that RTPs can help optimize product-handling operations in the life science industries.
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Products: Connectivity
See the new products and services from Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, including a leak test instrument, a brushless DC motor, and more.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
New products and services for December 2022, including a medical power offering, miniature solenoid valves, medical laser optics, and more.
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Products: Electronics & Computers
The manufacturing/assembly equipment Product Focus for November 2022.
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Inside Story: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
MDB spoke to Rodd Turnquist, National Sales Manager US, OEM Division, WMFTS, to find out more about selecting the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.
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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Power Clamps

Destaco, Auburn Hills, MI, has released a series of power clamps that feature a lightweight, enclosed aluminum housing and optimized mechanics. The 82L-3E series is available in...

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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Valve Manifolds

Ethernet protocols and IO-link connectivity options are available for a valve manifold series from Norgren, Littleton, CO. The VR Series now includes Ethernet/IP, PROFINET, EtherCAT, and...

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Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
A robotic dispensing system and three kinds of valves.
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Trivia: Motion Control

Vacuum cleaners were used in what medical device in the early 20th century?

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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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Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
One of the biggest challenges biomanufacturers face is downtime — something single-use technologies overcome.
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Technology Leaders: Medical
The latest benchtop dispensers provide a high degree of process control, capable of dispensing adhesives, solder pastes, and all other assembly fluids with high consistency.
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Features: Medical
Battery-powered, highly portable oxygen concentrators are a growing trend in patient mobility, but building the devices is still an engineering challenge.
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Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control

VAT, a manufacturer of high-end vacuum valves, is providing crucial valves needed for the production of the development of medical flow sensors. Flow sensors are...

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Blog: Medical

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a crisis unlike anything the world has ever faced, and Clippard recognizes its unique role as a manufacturer of critical components and subassemblies for...

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Products: Materials
Gas valves, flame-resistant polymers, robot actuators, and more.
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Products: Materials
IoT Prototyping Board

Renesas, Tokyo, Japan, has introduced a low-power prototyping board that will simplify and speed up product development for IoT endpoint equipment including healthcare equipment. The...

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Products: Electronics & Computers
Software for Linux

Synopsys, Exeter, UK, has launched Simpleware Release P-2019.09. The latest version of the software includes new features and performance improvements. Simpleware ScanIP Medical version...

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Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Learn about 2019's stand-out manufacturers and cutting-edge applications in special metals, coatings, robotics, and more.
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Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Developing a Package Performance Testing Plan
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To find out more about the expertise required to develop a testing plan for package performance testing, MDB recently spoke with Sunny Modi, Director of Package Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing in Lancaster, PA.

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