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
Diaphragm Pumps

KNF LABOPORT® Filtration Series diaphragm pumps from KNF Neuberger (Trenton, NJ) are suitable for a range of applications in the lab, including flask filtration, vacuum blotting, vacuum manifold, and vacuum dessication. They...

Products: Motion Control
Rocker-Style Medical Foot Control

STEUTE Meditech (Ridgefield, CT) has introduced the dual-function, Series WF-MED rocker-style foot-operated control for medical equipment. Optional design features include reed contact or microswitch digital...

The CRW® stereotactic system, first released in 1988, was recently updated to focus on decreasing the steps to assemble the system while maintaining ±0.5 mm accuracy. This...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Spring-Loaded Connectors

Mill-Max (Oyster Bay, NY) offers high-density, 0.050" pitch through-hole and surface mount spring-loaded connectors (SLC) available in single and double-row strip packaging. Series 854-22-0XX-10-001101 and...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Rugged Connectors

CONEC (Garner, NC) offers water-resistant D-sub series of connectors for medical equipment applications. The IP67-rated solid-body D-sub connector has a silicone O-ring panel seal for a watertight connection. Gold-plated...

Products: Motion Control
Servo Motors

Kollmorgen (Radford, VA) has introduced AKM™ 8 servo motors as part of the AKM motor series, which offers 8 frame sizes, 28 frame/stack combinations, and 112 “standard” windings. The AKM8 is available in two standard...

Products: Motion Control
Medical-Grade Foot Controls

STEUTE Meditech (Ridgefield, CT) offers “medical-grade” foot controls that meet relevant IEC 60601, MDD (93/42/EEC), UL, and CSA standards. Optional design features include custom housings/colors/icons,...

Products: Motion Control
Miniaturized Positioning Controller

Maxon Precision Motors (Fall River, MA) has introduced the EPOS2 24/2 miniaturized positioning controller for commanding and controlling in the CANopen network. USB and RS232 are available as further...

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...

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