Clippard has released its miniature pneumatic products catalog. Clippard’s Minimatic line consists of more than 5,000 standard products including valves, cylinders, fittings, modular components, push buttons, electronic manifold cards, circuit analyzers, FRLs, air jets, pre-piped manifold subplates and much more.
Pittman Motors offers high-performance slotless, brushless DC motors for medical applications. Pittman’s smallest high-performance motor is 0.375" (9.53mm) with a maximum speed of up to 70,000 RPM and a torque rating of up to 0.3 oz.-in (0.002Nm).
Peridot Corp., which specializes in machining plastics, manufactures a trocar point from engineered thermoplastic polyether ether ketone (PEEK) that is then used in radio frequency (RF) ablation medical procedures.
FOBA, a manufacturer of precision laser systems for marking and engraving, introduced two new laser marking M-Series workstations: the tabletop machine FOBA M1000 and the advanced workstation M2000-P for process reliability and economic parts marking.
Among those likely glued to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Web site to follow the progress of NASA's Curiousity Mars rover are the employees at miCos GmbH, Eschbach, Germany, and PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, Auburn, Mass., who had a hand in constructing a portion of the onboard laboratory.
Polyaryletherketone materials manufacturer Victrex Manufacturing Ltd. offers its 90 series high-flow PEEK polymers, which were developed for thin-walled, intricate component applications. The polymers offer higher mechanical properties with improvements in modulus, toughness and coefficient of thermal expansion, the company reports.
T-Ink Inc. has developed a process that allows components printed with conductive ink to replace physical switches, wires and sensors. The components are non-wired, current-carrying circuits created using the company’s proprietary process, according to T-Ink.
North Star Imaging’s new X25 is a compact digital X-ray and computed tomography (CT) system designed for submicron resolution imaging and ultra-high-accuracy scanning.The system can inspect small- to medium-sized objects in electronics, medical devices and other products.