Products Featured on the cover of MPMN, July/August 1998
Coiled and spiral lines for contrast media and infusion
A medical tubing company specializes in producing coiled and spiral lines for contrast media delivery, gas monitoring, and drug infusion, as well as for extension and infusion sets. Products are tailored to meet exact specifications, whether they are for unique or standard assemblies, with or without connectors. PVC, silicone, polycarbonate, and polyethylene are some of the materials used. The company also offers contract packaging and labeling, as well as product prototypes and EtO sterilization. Its facility is equipped with Class 100,000 cleanrooms and semiautomated tube-coiling equipment. Custom Assemblies, P.O. Box 1193, Clayton, NC 27520.
Engineering support for device manufacturers
An engineering group specializes in designing small to medium-sized electromechanical devices for therapeutic, diagnostic, surgical, and laboratory applications. From pneumatic compression devices and motor control systems to complex automated lab equipment, the company can move products from concept development to prototypes, through agency approvals, and into production. Sparton Electronics Florida Inc., P.O. Box 788, DeLeon Springs, FL 32130.
Hollow-shaft stepping motor provides packaging flexibility
A hollow-shaft stepping motor provides flexible packaging solutions for tight system integration. The hollow shaft, available in up to 5/8 in. OD, was designed to allow electrical or optical cables to pass through the central axis of the motor, increasing configuration options. The size-23 single-stack dc stepping motor has a 2.25 in. diameter and is 2 in. long. It is a bidirectional motor based on a 1.8° step with position accuracy of ±3% noncumulative. Additional features include peak torque of 50 oz-in. and permanently lubricated high-precision ball bearings. A full spectrum of windings are available to match all types of unipolar and bipolar drives. Eastern Air Devices Inc., 1 Progress Dr., Dover, NH 03820.