Southco, a global developer in engineered access hardware solutions, has recently expanded its successful line of position control hinges with the addition of a new hinge designed to assist the lifting and positioning of heavy lids and panels. Designed with an integrated spring system, the CA Counterbalance Hinge allows a heavy lid to be lifted with […]
Vention can maximize adhesion in your catheter assembly by adding strike layer. Vention’s film-coat PTFE liners on mandrels are available with a microthin, thermoplastic outer layer. This “strike layer” adds up to 60% more bond strength between the etched PTFE surface and the catheter assembly, reducing the risk of delamination. Several configurations of PTFE liners with […]
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare announced the introduction of an innovative new mask, the F&P Brevida. F&P Brevida The F&P Brevida is a nasal pillows mask designed for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It features an AirPillow seal which inflates to form a “pillow” of air in and around the nose for a gentle, […]
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare announced the introduction of the F&P Nivairo, a hospital mask for non-invasive ventilation therapy. The F&P Nivairo The F&P Nivairo incorporates patented Fisher & Paykel Healthcare technology to deliver improved quality of care for patients requiring non-invasive respiratory support. Key features of the new mask include unique, world-first TubeFit zones, and […]
Medical device designers wanting to improve product performance will find Quniton material is a new high performance lubricious product with permanent, low coefficient of friction (CoF) surface properties. It is an ideal choice for minimizing friction, wear and abrasion in medical valves, plungers, caps and seals. Developed by Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, Quniton does not […]
Basler has launched an additional Basler PowerPack for Microscopy as well as an enhanced version of the Basler Microscopy Software. Both are in series production now. The new PowerPack includes the Microscopy pulse 3.3 MP camera which offers impressive image quality as well as an attractive sensor format. With its 4:3 sensor format, the pulse […]
Due to the increasing importance of space considerations, fluid performance and energy saving potentials, customized solutions are constantly becoming more complex, accompanied by higher component requirements. The new cartridge valve (Type 6164) from Burkert simplifies pneumatic piloting controls through optimal integration of a pilot valve in block solutions and plastic injection molded components. Due to […]
In the 21st century, the requirements for fluid control systems in medical technologies as in other areas have changed significantly. The goal is to minimize: minimize liquid consumption, minimize the size, minimize the dosing and wash cycles, and above all, minimize the distance to the application. Tailored to meet these requirements, Burkert has developed a […]
Today, patients with cataracts can choose from several types of artificial lenses, which are surgically implanted in the eye to replace cloudy lenses that obstruct vision. A new vision simulator could help these patients see how the world would look with each type of implanted artificial lens, before they have surgery. In the Optical Society’s […]
Thomas Bold is the President and CEO of RenovaCare. RenovaCare is developing first-of-their-kind therapies for regenerating human organs by using a patient’s own stem cells. With extensive business experience in biotechnology, device manufacturing, stem cell research and regenerative medicine, Thomas is streamlining RenovaCare’s flagship technology, the SkinGun. The SkinGun is a revolutionary technology that uses […]
Jonathan Draper is the director of Product Management in the healthcare division at Calgary Scientific. Calgary Scientific provides advanced web-enablement, mobility, and visualization solutions for industries wanting secure access to their data or graphic intensive applications. In this episode Jonathan discusses how mobile devices are gradually being integrated into the health industry. The post Millennials […]
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