Archive for the ‘Product News’ Category

Gamma-Resistant FRAM RFID Chips Enable Cradle-to-Grave Tracking of Medical Devices

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Japan’s Fujitsu Semiconductor Ltd has developed a radiation-resistant radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip with full traceability. When exposed even to small doses of gamma radiation, the memory of conventional RFID tags with E2PROM or Flash is completely erased or corrupted. By contrast, Fujitsu’s FerVID family of products with ferroelectric random access ...

Dymax Releases Radiometer for Monitoring of UV-Curing Processes

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Dymax Corp. has released the ACCU-CAL 150, a radiometer offering repeatable measurement of UV light, which simplifies both the validation and monitoring of a UV light-curing process. A radiometer provides a quantifiable measurement that verifies if the UV curing process is operating within the qualified parameters. The radiometer will reveal the optimal ...

STEM Microscope Capable of EDX Tomography

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

FEI Co. has announced the release of its Titan G2 80-200, a new member of the Titan G2 series of S/TEM systems (scanning/transmission electron microscopes). The Titan G2 80-200 incorporates FEI’s ChemiStem technology, including the X-FEG brightness gun, the Super-X EDX detector system and high-speed mapping electronics capable of acquiring ...

Fiber Optic Borescopes from GLC Are Designed for Inspection of Very Small Medical Parts

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Gradient Lens Corp. (GLC) has released a new range of fiber optic borescopes designed for the inspection of very small machined or moulded medical parts. The Hawkeye Pro MicroFlex borescopes can be used to inspect for burrs and other defects inside small components. At 0.5, 0.9 and 1.5 mm in ...

QuickTrace to Launch LabelTrace Product Upgrade

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

[caption id="attachment_23538" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="This image shows LabelTrace labels printed on the Zebra Technologies' LP 2824 Plus printer."][/caption] QuickTrace Ltd will release a product upgrade to its LabelTrace software next month. LabelTrace is designed to allow physicians and nurses to quickly and easily print labels and test request forms. The system ...

New Multigas Incubator Includes a Hydrogen Peroxide Decontamination System

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Sanyo’s MCO-19M multigas incubator provides control of O2 and CO2 levels combined with precisely regulated temperature. The MCO-19M also introduces the option of a hydrogen peroxide decontamination system, which enables full decontamination and incubator cleaning. Incorporating Sanyo’s proprietary single-beam, dual detector infrared CO2 sensor, the MCO-19M incubator delivers precise CO2 control ...

Solvay Advanced Polymers Introduces New Polyetheretherketone Resin

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Solvay Advanced Polymers LLC has announced the commercial introduction of a new KetaSpire polyetheretherketone grade resin. The new KetaSpire KT-851 NT is a medium-viscosity resin designed for components such as thin-walled medical capillaries and tubes. According to Solvay, a distinguishing feature of this grade is the unprecedented level of cleanliness ...

Watson-Marlow Highlights Peristaltic Pump for Catheter Washing at MD&M West 2011

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Now that the holidays are behind us and show season is ramping up, press releases are proliferating once more. Here's one from Watson-Marlow announcing a peristaltic pump that the company will highlight at stand 1809 at MD&M West 2011. The exhibition and conference is held 8 to 10 February at ...

TDK-Lambda EMEA Introduces Digitally Controlled Medical Power Supplies

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

TDK-Lambda EMEA has extended its range of EFE digitally controlled medical power supplies with the introduction of the 400-W EFE400M range. Suitable for use in B (body) and BF (body floating) type medical applications, the power supplies combine 4-kV-ac reinforced input-to-output isolation with dual fusing and 1500-V-ac output-to-ground isolation. The EFE400M meets ...

Bal Seal Debuts New Contact System for Medical Devices

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Bal Seal Engineering Inc., a manufacturer of sealing, connecting and conducting products, has announced plans to launch what it describes as the first integrated seal and electrical contact system for active implantable devices. The Sygnus contact system can establish multiple contacts with a single set-screw holding the lead in place. The company ...

Automation News from Mikron

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Mikron Automation will unveil an entirely new automation platform along with some enhancements to its signature G05 line of assembly systems at the upcoming Automatica exhibition in Munich, Germany.

New Miniature, Low Power Proportional Control Valve

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

For designers who are trying to increase the performance of their products while continuing to decrease their footprint, here is a valve that could help. The Precision Fluidics Division of Parker Hannifin, has announced the release of a new line of PACE Hf high flow proportional valves targeted at the ...