Robotics & Automation

Mechanical Components

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

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Soft Electronics Can Aid Robotic Movement

Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, say that their research into soft electronics for a new type of gripper can change the way robots can touch...

Products: Motion Control
Airflow Temp and Velocity Scanner

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc., Norwood, MA, offers the ATVS- 2020 scanner which measures airflow temperature and velocity of inside electronic devices. The ATVS-2020 scanner accommodates up to 32 sensors...

Manufacturing interventional cardiac devices, such as stents, has traditionally employed two-axis systems consisting of a rotary...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
World’s Smallest MEMS-Based Magnetic Reed Sensor

Coto Technology Inc., North Kingstown, RI, has released the RedRock™ RR100 Micro-Electro- Mechanical Systems (MEMS)-based magnetic reed sensor that is ideally suited to the needs of...

Products: Motion Control
Right Angle Spiroid Gear

maxon precision motors, Fall River, MA, introduces right angle gearheads designed to be configured with maxon’s 22mm and 32mm dc motors. These compact, lightweight, and high torque gearheads were developed to...

Products: Motion Control
ServoSpline™ Positioning Stage

Bell-Everman Inc., Goleta, CA, introduces ServoSpline™, a positioning stage offering a unique drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. ServoSpline is an extension of a...

Products: Medical
Miniature Slide Guides

NB Corporation of America, Hanover Park, IL, announces the widest selection of miniature linear slide guides. All-stainless models are ideal for high temperature applications. Choose from retained-ball (whose...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
OmniSeal Spring-Energized Seals

Saint-Gobain Seals, Garden Grove, CA, releases two new product handbooks: OmniSeal® spring-energized seals (US or EU) and Meldin® HT thermoplastic materials, which have been formatted and designed...

Mission Accomplished: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Micromachined Parts Advance Medicine, Astrophysics, and More

Anyone who remembers the Micro Machines line of toys might be surprised to learn that the tiny model vehicles are positively gargantuan compared with actual micromachine...

In December, we asked Medical Design Briefs readers to select the one product from our 12 Products of the Month that you thought was the most significant new...

Products: Medical
J Series Servo Motors

Applied Motion Products, Watsonville, CA, announces the latest extension to its servo motor lineup. The J series of low inertia, high performance servo motors are a cost effective choice for demanding automation...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Linear Voice Coil Actuator

BEI Kimco, Vista, CA, introduces its small, yet powerful model LAH04-10-000A Linear Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) as the latest addition to its extensive line of housed moving magnet actuators. BEI Kimco’s housed...

Mirrorcle Technologies, Richmond, CA, announces that its gimballess MEMS mirrors are now available with high reflectivity dielectric coatings for use in compact, short-pulse, Q-switched lasers. The company...

ODU-USA, Camarillo, CA, announces the availability of Push-Pull circular connectors featuring robust construction and proven ODU contact technology, allowing for thousands of mating cycles. The connectors can...

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