Robotics & Automation

Mechanical Components

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

Products: Motion Control
Metric Ball Screws

Ultra Motion (Cutchogue, NY) has upgraded its linear actuator product line to include precision ground metric ball screws. Several different lead accuracies (ranging from 8 to 50 micron) and backlash specifications...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Carbide Drill

Seco Tools (Troy, MI) offers the Feedmax™ SD230A solid carbide 30xD drill in diameters ranging from 4 mm to 10 mm as standard, with 3 mm available as semi-standard. A 4-facet point geometry provides centering capability, with...

Growing obesity rates, aging populations, poor diets, and other factors have fueled a tremendous increase in the number of patients seeking gastrointestinal treatments and...

Products: Motion Control
Servo Drives

Galil Motion Control (Rocklin, CA) has introduced two multi-axis servo drives that perform sinusoidal commutation: the AMP-43540, which contains four 600 Watt servo drives, and the AMP-43640, which contains 20 Watt servo drives....

Products: Motion Control
Servo Motors

Myostat Motion Control (Ontario, Canada) has revised the CM1 line of CoolMuscle integrated servo motors. The new Revision C incorporates new, more readily available components into a slightly smaller casing with an updated and...

Products: Motion Control
Industrial Housed Motors

WITTENSTEIN (Bartlett, IL) has introduced industrial motors specifically designed and developed to support OEM needs. They are suitable for precise, high-speed positioning applications, feature high dynamic...

Products: Motion Control
Voice Coil Stages

Equipment Solutions (Sunnyvale, CA) offers submicron, >300 nanometer positioning resolution, cross roller voice coil stages that are self contained, compact, and able to be mounted in a horizontal or vertical axis. The...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
LED Mounting Spacers

Keystone Electronics (Astoria, NY) has introduced a series of self-retaining, T-1 LED mounting spacers designed to assure uniform and perpendicular LED positioning. The spacers feature internal retention “teeth” that...

Products: Motion Control
Low Profile Rotary Encoders

HEIDENHAIN Corporation (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced low profile incremental rotary encoders with block commutation tracks for use in small-dimensioned servo motors. The encoders come equipped with a 35-mm...

Products: Medical
Miniature Diaphragm Pump

The Precision Fluidics Division of Parker Hannifin (Hollis, NH) has introduced the T5 pump series, featuring a miniature 13 mm wide and 14 gram package. The diaphragm pump provides a low inductance solution for a...

Products: Motion Control
Peristaltic Pumps

Watson-Marlow Pumps Group (Wilmington, MA) offers the 400/RX1 pump for medical design and manufacturing. It is suitable for catheter washing and cooling applications requiring pressures to 100 psi or flow rates up to 80...

Products: Motion Control
Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

The RP8300 Series illuminated round push-button switch from E-Switch (Minneapolis, MN) is encased in a metal die cast housing and features a threaded panel mount. It is sealed to IP65 standards and offers a long...

Products: Motion Control
Ultra-Miniature Rotary Position Sensor

Piher International (Libertyville, IL) offers the non-contacting MTS 360 SMD rotary position sensor, suitable for optical imaging stabilization and precision biomedical devices. The MTS combines a...

The Burn Center, located in the Brooke Army Medical Center, receives approximately 300 burn patients each year. Often, these patients have problems breathing on their own due to scorched esophagi, damaged airways...

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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control

FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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