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Minimize wear, friction and abrasion in medical materials with Quniton

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

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New Basler PowerPack with Microscopy pulse 3.3 MP now available

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

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Innovative device simulates cataract replacement experience

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

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Fairview Microwave releases family of coaxial packaged bi-directional amplifiers

Fairview Microwave, a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, offers a line of coaxial packaged bi-directional amplifiers used for transmitting and receiving RF signals in popular applications including L and S band radar, commercial air traffic control, weather and earth observation systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, unmanned ground vehicles, military radio and satellite communications. These

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Leading providers rapidly adopting mobile strategies for clinical care

Today’s hospitals have infrastructure and systems in place so users can share and access electronic patient data. Unfortunately, just because clinicians can share patient data with other providers does not mean they do so. In fact, recent news from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) shows that only 18% of

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Bal Seal expands line to meet demands for large tolerance sealing

Bal Seal Engineering has expanded its line of sealing products to include the spring-energized PTFE “C-ring” seal. This seal, which can be retrofit into grooves originally designed for elastomeric O-rings, offers improved performance and service life in hardware with large tolerance variations. Bal Seal Engineering, a global provider of custom-engineered sealing, connecting, conducting and EMI

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Air Science presents new high-performance ductless balance hood

The new Purair RX from Air Science is designed to protect the user and the environment from hazardous powders and particulates that are generated on the work surface. The Purair RX is available in 24, 36 and 48 in. models. Innovative ductless technology inherent in the Purair product line creates a safe work environment in a

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DT Research presents All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers

DT Research, a designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, announced the DT590 series of All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers, integrating small and inexpensive hot-swappable batteries to facilitate mobility for healthcare applications. The unique design of the DT Research Medical-Cart Computers addresses long-standing challenges with Computers on Wheels (COWs) and workstations on wheels by

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Teleflex launches second-generation 2.9 mm Percuvance System

Teleflex, a global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, has announced that it has officially launched its second-generation Percuvance Percutaneous Surgical System and that the first clinical laparoscopic procedures in the U.S. using the system were performed at the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery. Teleflex’s latest advance in percutaneous

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Biosense Webster announces U.S. launch of THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH SF Catheter

Biosense Webster, a worldwide developer in the treatment and diagnosis of heart arrhythmias, announced U.S. approval of the THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH SF Catheter. The catheter, now available for sale in the U.S., is the only approved device pairing contact force technology with a porous tip designed to optimize efficiency. This optimizes efficiency by providing uniform cooling at

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6 things you need to know about traveler’s thrombosis

For those planning a trip, there can be plenty of things to worry about: airport security, the cost of travel and flight delays. It can also be a health hazard for some people who are at risk of getting blood clots. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the term for a deep blood clot, usually in

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WACKER’s SILPURAN silicone gels ideal for traditional wound dressings and tapes

WACKER unveiled its SILPURAN 2114, SILPURAN 2122 and SILPURAN 2142 silicone gels at the SAWC Show this past spring. These gels are designed for the production of adhesive layers as used in traditional wound-dressing and tape products. All three silicone gels adhere strongly to the skin without sticking to the wounds, and they can be peeled

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New economical digit benchtop multimeter from Saelig

Saelig Company has introduced the Siglent SDM3045X: a digit dual-display digital multimeter that is suited to high-precision, multifunction and automation measurement applications. It features a combination of basic measurement functions with multiple math and display choices and special features such as histogram, trend chart, bar chart, statistics, hold measurement, dBm and more. The SDM3045X multimeter’s front

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Pall Life Sciences offers new E-Book on bioprocessing

As industry pressures increase, manufacturers are actively reviewing the reality of switching to continuous bioprocessing in order to increase productivity, flexibility and product quality, while reducing cycle times, inventory, waste and costs. In collaboration with BioProcess International, Pall Life Sciences recently published a 52-page print publication titled, “Is Continuous Bioprocessing the Future?” Pall invites audiences to download a

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New PET scan tracer allows first imaging of the epigenetics of the human brain

A novel PET radiotracer developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is able for the first time to reveal epigenetic activity – the process that determines whether or not genes are expressed – within the human brain. In their report published in Science Translational Medicine, a team of MGH/Martinos Center investigators reports how

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