Robotics & Automation

Mechanical Components

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

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, Minneapolis, a leading global supplier of custom molded components and assemblies for medical device applications, has published a new brochure detailing the...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Spieth Adjustable Hydrodynamic Guide Bushings

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co., Rockford, IL announces Spieth adjustable hydrodynamic guide bushings made of high-quality bearing bronze, used for guiding axially or roto-axially moving...

Products: Motion Control
Guide to Linear Motion Systems

Thomson Industries, Inc., Wood Dale, IL, introduces its comprehensive Linear Motion Systems catalog. This 230+ page guide details the features, specifications, dimensions, and ordering information for the...

Products: Motion Control
BLDC Drives & Motors

Servo2Go, Greenville, DE, announces Applied Motion Products’ new line of brushless DC motor drives. The BD5 is a brushless DC motor drive based on advanced control technology aimed at OEM applications that require high...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Blood Pressure Connectors Prevent Misconnects

Healthcare professionals use medical devices in a variety of settings and situations from urgent to routine. In an emergency, any sort of confusion, hindrance, or hesitation concerning the...

The ever-increasing functional capabilities of emerging medical de vices have precipitated new requirements for the multi-function foot controls used to operate the equipment. These foot...

In 2006, engineers from the Thermo Fisher Barrington division in Barrington, IL, were faced with a number of challenges to improve their highly successful...

Harvard Apparatus, the world leader in syringe pumps, announces the new Harvard Peristaltic Pump series. These remote-controlled, programmable peristaltic pumps with interchangeable sealed pump heads...

The first full-support, miniaturized ventricular assist device designed to be placed in the pericardial space, was approved by the FDA in late November. HeartWare...

Applications: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Formally Verifying Heart Pump Software with SPARK and Echo

The Ada-based SPARK programming language and toolset offer strong guarantees about the behavior of software systems. This powerful core underpins Echo, a complete approach to...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Radel Replaces Acetal in Quick Couplings

LinkTech Quick Couplings, Ventura, CA, a global supplier of quick couplings and valves, is offering a new quick coupling made of Radel polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers USA...

Products: Motion Control
Range of Silent DC Brush Motors

Crouzet has introduced the DCmind Brush range of direct current brush motors. These soundless motors, even under full load, offer exceptional efficiencies, long service life, and a wide range of gearboxes and...

Applications: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Configuring Complex Part Designs for Prosthetic Devices

ToughWare Prosthetics, an engineering and design group dedicated to developing innovative new assistive technologies, helps satisfy the global need for prosthetic devices that are...

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, somewhere between 236,000 to 327,000 people in the US are living with serious spinal cord injuries. About 155,000 have...

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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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