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
Electric Motor Selection Tool

Bosch i-Business Group (Broadview, IL) has introduced a motor search tool available online for design engineers to identify motor options that best match their design specifications within the Bosch DC electric...

As hospitals and surgical centers add more portable medical equipment, the precision and positioning of digital displays become critical to staff efficiency, comfort,...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Orifices and Filters

Bird Precision (Waltham, MA) offers a series of laser drilled, wire-lapped ruby and sapphire orifices. Orifices and filters are packaged in a variety of stainless, brass, and plastic fittings, connectors, and inserts....

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Capsule Filter Assemblies

ZenPure® capsule filter assemblies from ZenPure (Manassas, VA) are available with a wide range of hydrophilic and hydrophobic filter medias and pore sizes for liquid, gas, and venting applications. They can be...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Thin-Section Bearings

The REALI-SLIM® MMTM Metric Series of thin-section bearings from Kaydon® Bearings (Muskegon, MI) is suitable for applications that require metric envelope dimensions or thin profiles in the medical equipment industry....

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Plastic Components

Interstate Specialty Products (Sutton, MA) offers custom engineered plastic components that can be manufactured to specification in thicknesses ranging from 0.0002" to 1.0". Featuring holes from 0.010" to 0.5", with...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing

APST tubing from the AdvantaPure division of NewAge Industries (Southampton, PA) is available from 0.030" to 1.000" I.D., and is manufactured from low-volatile-grade, platinum-cured silicone. It offers a...

Products: Motion Control
Low-Vibration Motors

Maxon Precision Motors (Fall River, MA) offers EC 22 motors equipped with preloaded ball bearings and Neodymium permanent magnets. The motors feature low vibration and low noise levels, as well as a nominal torque of up...

Products: Motion Control
Linear Actuator

The SAA06 motorized SplineRailTM linear actuator from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions (Waterbury, CT) features a Kerk® precision rolled lead screw for applications in pick-and-place mechanisms and robotic assemblies in life...

Products: Connectivity
Wireless Foot Controls

STEUTE Meditech (Ridgefield, CT) offers medical-grade, fully compliant wireless foot controls operating in the ISM 2.4 GHz band. The short-range technology (up to 10 meters) provides continuous monitoring of the...

Products: Motion Control
Diaphragm Vacuum Pumps

KNF Neuberger (Trenton, NJ) offers KNF N860 Series diaphragm vacuum pumps to sample, transfer, or evacuate air and gases. The structured diaphragm promotes optimized pneumatic performance and long service life....

Products: Motion Control
Magnetic Drive Pumps

Gorman-Rupp Industries (Belville, OH) has introduced the Integrity Series of integrated magnetic drive pumps. The pump’s components are integrated into a compact design, featuring the impeller assembly as the only...

Products: Imaging
Linear Positioning Stages

H2W Technologies (Santa Clarita, CA) offers linear positioning stages featuring moving magnet voice coil technology. They offer high resolution (from 50 nm) and can be mounted horizontally or vertically. They are...

Adjusting abdominal clamps to open up a larger operating field during surgery typically requires the use of two hands: one hand to unscrew the clamp, and the other hand to pull the clamp to increase the...

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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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