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Mechanical Components

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

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Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Product Focus: Mechanical Components
Thread Mills

Emuge, West Boylston, MA, has introduced advanced thread mills, featuring multiple teeth, a helical flute form, and multilayer TiAlN T46 coating. The new ZGF-S-Cut Thread Mills are...

Inventory Software

A new application from Dynamic Systems, Kirkland, WA, uses barcodes to manage inventory and upload the information to any accounting system....

UV-LED Light Engines

Innovations in Optics, Woburn, MA, offers high-power, UV LED light engines. The LumiBright™ UV-LED Light Engines feature UV die arrays bonded on...

Gradient Valves

Clippard, Cincinnati, OH, has released gradient valves that feature multiple two-way, normally closed solenoids connected around a central body. The...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Product Focus: Connectors/Wires/Cables
Female Cable Connector

Binder USA, Camarillo, CA has extended its M12-X product line with a female cable connector and RJ45 to female feedthrough for control cabinets. The M12 X-coded cable...

Medical Device Manufacturing Software

Master Control, Salt Lake City, UT, has released a software platform designed to automate production and improve operational quality....

Lee Spring, maker of stock and custom springs, has announced the acquisition of The Kirk-Habicht Company. Kirk-Habicht, founded in 1907, is a manufacturer of custom springs operating in Rosedale,...

Many medical devices — from robotic surgery to autonomous delivery robots in hospitals, to dialysis equipment — use motion control products to operate. Allied Motion’s long and successful experience as a...

SPC Software

Zontec, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, has released new statistical process control (SPC) software designed to improve manufacturing quality. The Synergy 1000™ and...

As more medical companies seek robots for increasingly complex tasks such as robotic-assisted surgeries, systems developers tasked with building these robots see an...

The language used by suppliers of technology solutions aimed at precision engineering applications is vague and, in some instances, confusing. The use of traditional language and words...

Technology Leaders: Motion Control
Intelligent Motion Controls for Smarter Air Flow

No longer a trend, automation has become the foundation in technology for manufacturing. This article addresses three areas that require new thinking and innovative approaches for...

Compact Step Motors for Medical Devices

Applied Motion Products, Watsonville, CA, offers compact step motors in NEMA sizes 8, 11, and 14 for medical device and other...

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