A recent breakthrough in the design of medical device cables is expected to enable a new generation of small, flexible, and intelligent catheters according to Japanese wire and cable supplier Junkosha.
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Medical device makers must consider time and money when choosing between stock and custom device components.
Fasteners come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles, but for medtech applications, they must all offer corrosion resistance, strength, and holding power.
Orthopedic devices containing canted coil springs and other complex parts can be cleaned using different FDA-validated methods.
OEMs need to consider a number of factors—from materials to compliance—when choosing these vital components.
Choosing the right fluid connectors can improve patient safety and user convenience while maximizing sealing and flow performance. With so many risks and options for connecting tubing in medical applications, it is important to have a simple and repeatable strategy for selecting the best...
The Southern California device community will descend on MEDevice San Diego on Sept. 10 and 11. Here are happenings not to be missed.
The less gimmicky your trade show strategy is and the more it incorporates your product, the more likely that you will get attention and the highly-coveted foot traffic.
A company that manufactures flow control products has launched a new range of compact high pressure pneumatic regulators that can be used by medical OEMs in instrument and industrial control applications. The new Rotork Fairchild range features patent pending improved valve seat sealing that eliminates the risk of media leakage often associated with conventional high pressure regulators.
Nonmagnetic linear and rotary encoders have been tested to withstand high-magnetic-field environments up to 6 T without influencing the machine environment. Commonly used in MRI machines, the mechanically stable encoders can function in strong magnetic fields without loss of accuracy or resolution. The linear series features a 20-µm graduation on glass, while digital versions, in which the digitizing electronics reside in the connector, can output resolutions to 50 nm. Three mounting configurations are available for the scanning unit.
A supplier of glass tubing and optical fibers for the medical industry has developed a new line of high-purity glass optical fibers with physical and chemical properties designed to improve on the performance of existing glass fibers in medical device applications. These environmentally friendly optical fibers are distinguished by their good transmission of white light, long lifetime, and lead-, arsenic-, and antimony-free formulation. Because of the fibers’ low color shift, illuminated objects retain their natural color even if the fibers are used in long light guides.