Diaphragm Pumps
Benefits of Using IEC-60601 Compliant Components in Medical Devices
Developing and introducing a new clinical diagnostic instrument or medical device is a challenging accomplishment that often takes years. One of the final steps in bringing life-saving, life-improving...
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Extreme Performance Valve Provides Versatility in Life Science Applications
Highly sensitive instruments and equipment used in analytical chemistry and medical device applications require extreme capabilities. To provide unique differentiation of their products and meet their...
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Compamed Delivers on Energy-Saving Designs and Cost-Efficient Medical Devices
Compamed is a yearly international trade fair event located in Dusseldorf, Germany with a focus on delivering world-class high tech solutions for medical technology. This year the event occurred on...
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Subsystems are Critical to OEM Instrumentation Design
Life science instruments in the medical, analytical and diagnostics fields vary widely by technology and design. But one thing they all have in common is the complexity of their fluidic circuits....
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Point-of-Care Testing Requires Microfluidic Precision
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a rapidly expanding segment of the healthcare industry. This expansion is driven by an increasingly diverse array of advanced medical diagnostic equipment that can be...
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What's the Difference Between Volumetric Flow and Mass Flow?
What type of flow measuring device should I use? This is a recurring question. The choice is bounded by customer needs, product variables and different technologies available on the market today. It’s...
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The Importance of Reliability in Diaphragm Pumps
Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well. Here at Parker, we’ve made reliability the focus of our products since the company was established; this has...
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Reducing the Noise Impact of Medical Devices
Medical-care settings are often stressful, making it hard to rest or sleep—both of which are important for healing and recovery. And, as the portability of medical technology continues to...
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Fluidic Components Take the Pain Out of Designing Capnography Monitors
To meet the needs of today's ever-changing hospital environments, medical equipment manufacturers are under pressure to design smaller, lighter and more portable devices without...
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How to Integrate Motor Speed Control for Pump Motors in Medical Devices
Providing miniature size, light weight and low power coupled with integration capabilities for pump and motor units in medical devices provide an ideal solution for design engineers. They are now able...
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Mini Subcomponents for Medical Devices Make a Big Design Difference
Miniaturization is big in all fields these days. This trend is a challenge for machine designers faced with packing the same capabilities into a smaller space. Take the life sciences, for example....
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Trending in Robotics for the Life Sciences (Part 2)
In the first part of this series “6 Trends in Robotics for the Life Sciences,” you learned about three of the six important trends that are current in the design and manufacture of automated...
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Meeting the Biocompatibility Challenge in Respiratory Device Designs
Design engineers face the challenge of improving system performance and capability, while they remain under constant pressure to reduce system cost. Meeting these challenges—along with meeting the...
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Three Obstacles to Optimal Utility of Patient Care Products
What is the greatest obstacle to success in the design of a medical device that’s to be used directly by patients in their homes or in their bodies? In Parker-Hannifin’s view, the three...
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