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Surgical Robotics: The Market Landscape Today and Tomorrow

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 3:01am

Robotic surgery has been a reality since Intuitive Surgical came to market in 2000, but recent innovations are transforming the landscape significantly. Both startups and traditional medical device companies have introduced robotic approaches for a range of surgical procedures, while Intuitive has already

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Piezo Technology in Pneumatic Valves

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 3:01am
Piezo valves are often a better alternative to conventional solenoid valves, especially in the areas of flow and pressure control and as directly controlled proportional valves. They are small, lightweight, extremely precise, very durable, incredibly fast and above all they save energy. For example, piezo v
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Meeting the Emerging Challenges in Manufacturing: The Practical Applications of Lightweight Robotics

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 3:01am

Today's global marketplace has changed and continues to change the dynamics of manufacturing. The speed of business is accelerating, competition has increased dramatically, and competitors are as likely to emerge from across the globe as around the corner.

This white paper examines the advances in me

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Eliminating Adhesives in Medical Tubing Assemblies

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 22/01/2020 - 3:01am

EJ BioMed, an Eldon James Company, released information on the successful testing and application of PVC FREE tubing and fittings that do not require adhesives. Working alongside their supplier, Teknor Apex, the assemblies were tested for pull-off force, flow test, and leak test. The EJ BioMed fittings c

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Check Valve Assembly

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 17/01/2020 - 3:01am
Topical oxygen therapy is used to treat patients with nonhealing wounds. A new topical oxygen system utilizes a unique check valve that stops the fl ow of oxygen out of the oxygen-enriched container if the patient disconnects it from the oxygen source. The relief valve maintains the infl ation pressure inside
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Needless Injector

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 17/01/2020 - 3:01am
Provide the complete assembly of 39 components for improved quality while streamlining the projects oversight responsibility. Eliminate the customer's management of multiple vendors supplying individual components. 
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Automated Pill Dispenser

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 17/01/2020 - 3:01am
An automated pill dispensing system manufacturer required a unique seal coupler design to enhance pill counting and dispensing functions. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provided a new lip seal design solving the initial problem of seal alignment with a more precise fitting lip configuration at the seal end for
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Surgical Robotics: The Market Landscape Today and Tomorrow

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 15/01/2020 - 3:01am

Next-gen robotic-assisted platforms must be more Compact, Flexible, and Cost-Effective while leveraging cutting-edge technologies to allow for enhanced pre-operative planning, intra-operative guidance, and, ultimately, better patient outcomes.

When you read this whitepaper, you will learn about:<

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High Efficiency Motors

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 15/01/2020 - 3:01am
To understand the concept of high efficiency motors, you must first know how to calculate efficiency and the losses associated with the motor components themselves. 
The final measured efficiency of a motor is calculated based only on the elements of the particular application they'r
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Choosing the Right Drive Technology

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 15/01/2020 - 3:01am
Coming up with the right drive technology for your application often depends on the options before you. Here are five of the most common drive configurations being used today, along with their benefits and drawbacks. 
Although there are a number of variations of drive technologies fo
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Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices as an Essential Part of Risk Management Process: Updates and Challenges of ISO 10993-1:2018

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 18/12/2019 - 3:01am
In August 2018, a new version of ISO 10993-1 was published, which highlighted the importance of gaining deeper knowledge of the device. In the new version of the standard, not all biological effects should be assessed by biological testing. Some tests can now be waived if there is a sound rationale to support
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Compression Spring Design and General Considerations

DOCU Whitepapers - Sun, 01/12/2019 - 3:01am
There are a number of design considerations when working with compression springs. Let us first consider stress, set and weight as important considerations in establishing a custom spring design which need to be understood at the outset. Download the Lee Spring (celebrating 100 years in manufacturing) white
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Compression Spring Basic Features

DOCU Whitepapers - Sun, 01/12/2019 - 3:01am
Lee Spring (celebrating 100 years in manufacturing) provides a basic overview of compression springs used in a wide variety of Applications, including medical devices. A compression spring is an open-coil helical spring that offers resistance to a compressive force applied axially. Compression Springs are th
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Breakthrough Inline Measurement Technology for Silicone Tubing

DOCU Whitepapers - Mon, 25/11/2019 - 3:01am
In an industry first, Freudenberg Medical has developed a ground-breaking new technology to continuously measure the inner geometry of silicone tubes. This new measurement technology uses sensors to continuously measure the inner geometry of extruded products such as single- or multi-lumen IDs, wall thickness
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Spec Sheet

DOCU Whitepapers - Sun, 24/11/2019 - 3:01am
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Test Whitepaper 20

DOCU Whitepapers - Fri, 08/11/2019 - 3:01am
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The Tooling Equation: Are You Maximizing Value?

DOCU Whitepapers - Wed, 06/11/2019 - 3:01am
Tooling for molded parts is often an area that many medical device manufacturing sourcing teams see simply as a line item in non-recurring engineering costs. However, anticipated project volumes, complexity of tool, tooling vendor selection and tool maintenance strategy are all issues that can impact prod
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Metrics That Matter for Quality Manufacturing

DOCU Whitepapers - Tue, 05/11/2019 - 3:01am
How MasterControl Customers Measure the Impact of Manufacturing Excellence™.
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Resorbable Polymer Implants: Attention to WIP Exposure

DOCU Whitepapers - Mon, 04/11/2019 - 3:01am
This white paper is meant to identify critical considerations related to WIP Exposure vulnerabilities of resorbable polymers. A structured and disciplined assessment of the different contributors to the Overall Exposure Risk will enable a fact based decision pathway that will result in the establishment of a
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