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Mechanical Components

Learn about the design and testing of mechanical components in medical devices, including MEMS pressure sensors, connectors, wires, and cables.

Briefs: Medical
Cryogenic Grinding for Mechanical Abrasion for Hardy Endospores

A comparative analysis was carried out between an emerging cryogenic grinding method and a conventional wetchemistry/ bead-beating endospore disruption approach. After extensive trial and error, it was determined that a regimen of three cryogenic grinding cycles of 2 minutes each...

Stringent product quality and process capability requirements confront producers of precision medical tubing used in medical device applications. This includes final tubing...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
HV-HTV Toggle & Stem Valve Series

Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, introduces new HVHTV 3-way and 4-way configured valves featuring proven reliability, compact size, economical pricing, precision machining, and more....

Products: Materials
Hose Clamps in Three Styles

NewAge Industries, Southampton, PA, announces three styles of clamps to secure fittings to tubing. The three styles—double bond, ear type, and worm gear—are used in a wide range of industries. Kwik Clamp™ is...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Dual Vacuum Bakeout Oven

Miyachi Unitek Corporation, Monrovia, CA, announces its SA2200 stand-alone vacuum bakeout oven. With a small footprint, easy access front panel controls, and uniform conducted and radiant heat distribution, the oven...

Nordsen ASYMTEK, Carlsbad, CA, has released its Spectrum™ S-820-C stainless steel dispensing system certified for Class 100 cleanroom use. It can be used in wafer-level packaging, or for dispensing adhesives...

Products: Motion Control
Small Spindle Ceramic Drives

Maxon precision motors, Fall River, MA, announces two new systems composed of spindle, axial bearing, and gearhead. The GP 16S with ceramic spindle and the 8 mm GP 8S spindle drive. A ceramic spindle has a nearly...

Products: Medical
Wireless Foot Controls

Steute Meditech, Inc., Ridgefield, CT, announces its medical-grade, fully-compliant, wireless foot controls. Each customized unit features proprietary technology to achieve safe, interference-free performance....

Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Robotic Exoskeleton Vastly Improves Quality of Life

Worldwide an estimated 185 million people use a wheelchair daily. A company based in Auckland, New Zealand, has developed an innovative robotic technology that helps people with mobility...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Single-Use Tubing Connector Set

Value Plastics, Fort Collins, CO, a Nordson company, introduces RQC Series tubing—a cost-effective solution for flexible tubing connections in single-use systems featuring a user friendly interface with a...

Aerotech, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, offers a full range of additive manufacturing motion systems and components. Aerotech manufactures its own motors, drives, and motion controllers, and offers a...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Smallest Continuous-Use Liquid Diaphragm Pump

KNF Neuberger, Inc., Trenton, NJ, announces its NF2.35 liquid micro diaphragm pump. With a flow rate of 100 ml/min at 235 PSIG, this oil-free pump draws only 10W at full load, is self-priming,...

Products: Motion Control
ECS Brushless Slotless Motor

Portescap, West Chester, PA, introduces the 22ECS brushless motor. Designed to deliver exceptional efficiency in high-speed applications, the 22ECS runs up to 30 percent cooler than similar motors, at speeds...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Photo Etching Metals with Spring Characteristics

Tech-Etch, Inc., Plymouth, MA, specializes in the etching, forming, heat treating, and finishing of components made from metals with superior spring characteristics. Materials include MP35N,...

Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

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.


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