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Surgical Instruments Have Built-in Safeguards to Ensure Single Use : Software Builds on Vision Measurement Platform : Miniature Couplings Incorporate RFID Technology


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Surgical Instruments Have Built-in Safeguards to Ensure Single Use

A line of single-use instruments from Maillefer Instruments (Ballaigues, Switzerland; www.maillefer.ch) is designed to reduce the risk of cross-contamination during surgical procedures. The disposable, rotary cutting instruments feature a plastic sheath that deforms when autoclaved to ensure they cannot be reused. If the plastic sheath is cut from the shank, the handpiece of the instrument loses stability, also preventing future use.

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Software Builds on Vision Measurement Platform

A software package allows CAD files to be easily integrated into vision measurement systems. The PC-DMIS Vision software from Wilcox Associates Inc., a Hexagon Metrology Co. (Elgin, IL; www.pcdmis-ems.com) builds on the company’s existing PC-DMIS measurement platform.

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Miniature Couplings Incorporate RFID Technology

A maker of quick-disconnect couplings has introduced subminiature couplings with radio-frequency identification (RFID) capability. The IdentiQuik SMC couplings from Colder Products Co. (St. Paul, MN; www.colder.com) allow users to electronically confirm connection accuracy.

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