How glass-sealed connectors increase medical device longevity

As medical instruments and technologies grow more sophisticated and complex, it is increasingly important to guard sensitive components from the autoclaving process while supporting their longevity. Glass offers a solution. Jochen Herzberg, Schott Electronic Packaging In today’s era of rapid technological advancement, medical devices have become more complex and capable than ever thanks to the

Qosina touts new connectors and caps

Qosina recently added eight new NRFit connectors and caps to its product line. The new connectors and caps, #40050-#40057, are ISO 80369-6 standard compliant. With the same design look as luers with a tapered seal connection, NRFit connectors are slightly smaller to prevent misconnection to male and female luers, as per ISO 594 standards. The

How adaptable accessory power systems can open new markets

An adaptable accessory power system provides a way to avoid stocking different electrical cords for the country to which the device will be exported. Ralph Bright, Interpower Although most companies would like to market their products in more countries, adapting the products to local codes requires different power cords, circuit protection and electromagnetic compatibility. It’s no

Injectech adds new Y-connectors

Injectech (Fort Collins, Coloroado) has announced new barbed Y-connectors. These products will join Injectech’s already established line of tube-to-tube connectors in 2017. Injectech will be debuting the Y-Connectors at the upcoming MD&M West trade show in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 7–9. Injectech will be at Booth 4079. Injectech will be at Booth 4079 and invites attendees

A brief guide to selecting plastic circular medical connectors

Jeff Gaumer / Product Manager / Molex The effectiveness and reliability of healthcare devices and systems rely on the robust design, engineering and performance of their underlying electronics. As medical equipment manufacturers work to reduce device cost, without sacrificing reliability, connector choice is one of many decisions that require striking a balance. A wide range

Qosina presents new breakable male luer lock connector

Qosina is pleased to announce the addition of a new breakable male luer lock connector, which is in stock and ready for immediate delivery. A clear polycarbonate body and tip allows for a transparent view of fluid. The connector is E-Beam, EtO and Gamma sterilization compatible, with a 0.262 in. (6.65 mm) OD port. Breakable

Fluid connectors and quick disconnects for IVD equipment from CPC

Colder Products Company (CPC) offers thousands of tubing connectors, quick disconnects and fittings for smart fluid handling in IVD and analytical equipment. Non-spill connectors speed testing throughput by eliminating drips, preventing air inclusion and increasing operator safety. Panel mount connectors can be added to existing equipment or bottle caps to provide secure, leak-free connections. Puncture

Fischer Connectors introduces Stainless Steel connectors for medical apps

Fischer Connectors has announced the launch of its new Stainless Steel range of circular connectors, part of the highly configurable Fischer Core Series. The new connectors are made of premium-grade stainless steel—the best on the market. They offer outstanding chemical, temperature and radiation resistance. They have been specially designed for areas where long-term, reliable solutions

Colder releases smallest, non-spill medical connector

The big news from Colder Products Co. at MD&M East last week was with its latest product announcement—the NS1 series of quick disconnect couplings. The NS1 is the…

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