Paper pump powers microfluidic devices for less than a dime

North Carolina researchers have developed a pump that powers microfluidic devices using paper. The inexpensive paper pump – developed by researchers at  North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – uses capillary actions to power portable microfluidic devices, which control fluids of 1 ml or less volume. “One longstanding

B. Braun, Iatric Systems integrate Outlook infusion pump, Accelero Connect software

B. Braun Medical said today that it integrated its Outlook large-volume infusion pump with Iatric Systems‘ Accelero Connect integration software. The technology enables the pump to communicate with electronic health record systems, such as Meditech. Bethlehem, Pa.–based B. Braun said it used Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise standard communication protocols and transactions to support the integration.

Pump makes breath biopsy more than a pipe dream

A micropump from TTP Ventus is enabling such innovations as Owlstone Medical‘s breath biopsy technology, which is designed to detect early lung or bowel cancers through volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Officials at The Technology Partnership specifically spun out TTP Ventus to help commercialize the second generation of its signature product Disc Pump. Disc Pump is

RSX extreme-force actuator designed for hydraulic cylinder replacement

Tolomatic’s new RSX hydraulic-class electric linear rod actuator meets the need for extreme forces and is an ideal choice for replacing hydraulic cylinders. Designed and tested for 100% duty cycle, the actuator’s roller-screw drive ensures long, consistent life. Applications include pressing, punching, stamping, riveting, fastening, joining, injection molding and sawmilling. The Tolomatic RSX family of

Seals key in new Ypsomed insulin pump

Swiss med-tech company Ypsomed (SWX:YPSN) launched its portable, light-weight insulin pump with seals designed by Freudenberg Sealing Technologies. The pump, mylife YpsoPump, was introduced into the European market today. Insulin pumps, which continually transport insulin into patients, must have a very precise dosing mechanism. To facilitate a reliable measurement within the pump, there must be as

FST Solution goes into series production for a portable insulin pump

Type 1 diabetics are dependent on the steady flow of insulin. Portable insulin pumps allow an active, mobile life and can increase the quality of life of patients suffering from the condition. The Swiss medical technology specialist Ypsomed is introducing a new pump known as the mylife YpsoPump into the European market. With a weight

NEO Tech offers microelectronics miniaturization for medical implantable device OEMs

NEO Tech, a provider of manufacturing technology and supply chain solutions for brand name OEMs in the industrial, medical and mil/aero markets, announced that its highly miniaturized electronic manufacturing capabilities were being deployed in advanced implantable devices and electroceuticals for the medical industry. Advanced implantable devices such as neuro stimulation devices, drug pumps, cochlear implants,

Harvard Apparatus’s new dual independent channel syringe pump

Harvard Apparatus is pleased to announce the release of their latest syringe pump. The Harvard Apparatus Pump 33 DDS (Dual Drive System) is a leap forward in syringe pump capability. The Pump 33 DDS has two independent pumping channels controlled by an intuitive touch screen interface. This multi-purpose syringe pump employs advanced syringe mechanisms that

Trelleborg delivers low-friction seals to support infusion pumps

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions showcases its wide range of medical device and life science solutions including liquid silicone rubber parts, coatings, tubing and hose and an array of rubber-molded and multi-component products used to support advanced infusion devices and transdermal drug delivery at MD&M East in New York City. The choice of material compound, coating and

Hospira launches LifeCare PCA 7.0 Infusion System:
First PCA pump that integrates with the EMR

Hospira, a Pfizer company and a provider of infusion technologies, announced the launch of the LifeCare PCA 7.0 Infusion System. As the first patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) infusion pump to offer electronic medical record (EMR) integration (also known as I.V.-EMR interoperability), LifeCare PCA 7.0 is a next-generation infusion system. It enables device auto-programming and streamlines documentation

New 2110 series lightweight variable output pump

Thomas is pleased to announce the launch of the 2110 series variable output twin WOB-L  piston oil-less air compressor. The 2110 series air compressors are designed for medical, instrumentation and lab automation applications, requiring variable output and low power consumption. The 2110 provides variable output, through its brushless DC motor and motor controller design. The

56 years of valveless fluid control solutions

For Over 56 years, Fluid Metering, Inc. (FMI) has been providing unique valveless, ceramic piston pumps for precision fluid control in Laboratory, Process, and Industrial applications.  In addition, our miniature OEM pumps have proven ideal for micro-volume fluid control in analytical, medical, and process analyzers and instrumentation. FMI’s newly released 2016 Full Line Catalog contains

Watson-Marlow unveils panel mount pumps with DriveSure technology

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is introducing a new range of panel-mount OEM pumps featuring DriveSure brushless DC gear motors with fully integrated speed controllers. Designed for use by medical device specialists serving the surgical ablation market, the RXMD DriveSure range provides a single source solution for OEMs requiring pumps, motors, gearboxes and drives. Performance boost

New micro diaphragm gas sampling pump provides deep vacuum, higher flow and adjustable control

KNF Neuberger announces the expansion of their micro diaphragm gas sampling pump line, with the launch of NMS 030, featuring two internally connected pump heads, deep ultimate vacuum to 24 in. Hg, a flow rate of 12 L/min, and adjustable control.With the addition of NMS 030, the standard performance of the KNF micro air/gas family

New Z Series Metering Pumps from Hayward Flow Control

The new Z Series Solenoid Diaphragm Metering Pumps from Hayward Flow Control now makes dosing easy. This revolutionary line of metering pumps expands Hayward’s industry leading range of thermoplastic fluid handling products and solutions for chemical dosing systems and corrosive environments. The Z Series Metering Pumps brings simplicity in all aspects of design, function and