Robotics & Automation

Mechanical Components

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

Today, powered surgical hand tools are used in almost all surgical specialties: ENT, Orthopedics, Neurology, Eye, and Plastics. Initially pneumatic powered,...

Products: Motion Control
Stepper Motor Drive System

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions (Waterbury, CT) has released the DCM4826X stepper motor drive module, a bipolar 2 phase chopper drive package rated for a 12-48VDC input voltage and a continuous output current rating...

Products: Motion Control
Extension Position Sensors

ASM Sensors (Elmhurst, IL) has expanded its product line of tape extension position sensors, POSITAPE®, with the introduction of the WB25 series. The measurement ranges are 12m, 15m, 20m, and 25m. The tape is...

Videos: Medical
Robots Get A Feel For The World

Researchers at the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering have demonstrated that a specially designed robot can outperform humans in identifying a wide range of natural materials according to their textures - paving the way for advancements in prostheses, personal assistive robots, and...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Pierceable Membrane Cap

Sarstedt (Newton, NC) has introduced a screw cap with pierceable membrane for use with its range of 0.5 mL to 2 mL micro tubes. When used in combination with a screw cap micro tube, the membrane cap enables efficient...

Products: Motion Control
Motion Control Solution

The Simotion Scout, the engineering system used for configuring Simotion motion controllers from Siemens Industry (Atlanta, GA), has been updated with a range of usability improvements. Simotion is the scalable motion...

Today’s sensor technologies for robotic and medical applications include many devices that have evolved from industrial applications. Because of this...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Anti-Vibration Grommets

Keystone Electronics (Astoria, NY) has developed a series of anti-vibration grommets engineered for electrical insulation, mechanical damping, and noise suppression in office or lab equipment. The devices feature...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
2-Way Proportional Valve

Clippard Instrument Laboratory (Cin - cinnati, OH) has introduced a high-flow stepper-controlled 2-way proportional valve that features 2% hysteresis, excellent linearity (2.5% of full scale), and 2 ms reaction time....

Products: Motion Control
Frameless Motor Kits

Applimotion (Loomis, CA) offers ULT, UTH, UTS, and UTO frameless motor kits that cover a wide range of applications, including robots, inspection platforms, medical diagnostic machines, and imaging systems. With...

Products: Motion Control
Integrated Motion Solution

Mdrive® integrated motor products from Schneider Electric Motion USA (Marlborough, CT) are now available for EtherNet/IP™ systems, allowing OEMs to simultaneously control and configure intelligent motion control...

Products: Motion Control
Servo Controller

Maxon Precision Motors (Fall River, MA) has introduced the ESCON 36/2 DC, a 4-quadrant PWM servo controller for use with DC motors up to 72 Watts. This digital current controller provides drift-free yet dynamic speed...

Products: Motion Control
Stepper Motor

The IDEA stepper motor drive platform from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions (Waterbury, CT) now has the capability of communication using an RS-485 data protocol. The RS-485 protocol is suitable for long data transmissions and...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Antivibration Mounts

The V12Z06MA Series of conical antivibration base mounts from Advanced Antivibration Components (New Hyde Park, NY) are designed to dampen shock and vibration for compression loads up to 1632 kgf (3598 lbf). Their metric...

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Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire

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