3D Systems announced the launch of Jaw in a Day, the latest addition to its VSP (Virtual Surgical Planning) Reconstruction product line. Enabled by 3D Systems’ healthcare expertise and proprietary digital-to-physical workflow, this patient-specific process enables surgeons to perform a full jaw reconstruction in a single surgery. This groundbreaking capability could spare patients from months […]
Mevion Medical Systems, a developer in compact proton therapy, is showcasing its pencil beam scanning HYPERSCAN with Adaptive Aperture at the 2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting in Boston, September 25 to 28. The advanced and unique proton micro-multileaf collimator (mMLC) technology is integrated into the MEVION S250i with HYPERSCAN, making pencil beam scanning sharper and faster […]
There is an increasing trend towards replacing mechanical knobs, buttons and switches in cars, household appliances and consumer electronic devices. Touch panels and displays with sensor technology are on the rise. In response to this megatrend, Leonhard Kurz has developed series-production ready solutions for the manufacture of decorated plastic components with embedded sensors. Until now, […]
It’s September, and here at Medical Design & Outsourcing that means it’s time for the Big 100, our annual look at the largest players in the medical technology world. Actually, around here Big 100 time started months ago, when we began scouring regulatory filings and annual reports. Here you’ll find the result, information on the […]
Fairview Microwave, a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, releases a new family of ruggedized VNA test cables operating up to 40 GHz. These new amplitude and phase stable ruggedized VNA test cables provide the reliable and repeatable, accurate test results that users require. Fairview’s newest lines of VNA test cables boast a maximum […]
D-EYE, a developer of advanced devices for mass health screenings, is pleased to share findings from a study which shows that its groundbreaking portable imaging technology could play an important role in the detection of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a common age-related disease characterized by a buildup of pressure in the eye. If left undetected and […]
Molex, a global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions, will bring its deep expertise and wide range of solutions for the medical industry to MD&M Minneapolis, September 21 to 22, booth 1949. Through its ongoing investment in research and development, as well as its strategic acquisitions and partnerships, Molex has built an extensive portfolio of capabilities […]
RAUMEDIC will present World Class Polymer Solutions at the leading event for medical device technologies in Ireland. The event will take place October 4-5 in the Radisson Blu Hotel and RAUMEDIC will be exhibiting at booth #515. This year RAUMEDIC focuses on its polymer expertise, in silicone injection molding and in micro injection molding. As […]
Graham Engineering and Bluestar Silicones jointly announced that Graham Engineering will lend equipment, including an American Kuhne 1.5 in. ULTRA RS silicone lab extruder and extrusion processing expertise, to create a silicone extrusion line at Bluestar Silicones’s 226,000 square foot technical center in York, S.C. for the collaboration. The site includes state-of-the-art clean rooms and […]
With the new push for faster and faster development prototyping outfits such as Proto labs have been adding a new services. A key new service is overmolding plastic for medical parts. Medical designers can now introduce overmolding early into their design process. But there are challenges. Becky Cater reviews best practices and some of the […]
Panasonic Corporation is happy to announce that it has developed a Pin Type Lithium Ion battery (CG-320A, nominal capacity 15.0mAh) with a diameter of 3.65mm and a weight of 0.6g. This battery is suitable for powering small applications such as wearable devices. This product, in addition to being the industry’s smallest cylindrical shaped rechargeable Lithium […]
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