Digital Valves
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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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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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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6 Trends in Robotics for the Life Sciences
There is no doubt that the Life Sciences industry is currently a dynamic environment.  For instance, changing market conditions have tasked life science OEMs with building their products using faster,...
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More Trends in Industrial Automation: FieldBus-based Pneumatic and Piezo-actuated Valve Technologies
Our previous post discussed how advancements in technologies such as drives showcase certain trends in a rapidly evolving industry. Here, let’s take a look at trends in FieldBus-based pneumatic...
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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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