LEMO'sRedel XP is a new
connector with the solution of the plastic Push-Pull connectors which were
originally introduced to the medical market back in 1964. The new Redel XP
connector is designed using a plastic material that is friendly to
sterilization processes. The latching system is now embedded in the shell for
an increased impact resistance with a high contact density making this an ideal
solution for medical or measurement applications, from catheters to surgical
instruments. The new REDEL XP is available with four different keyways to
prevent inadvertent cross connects or misconnects by the user. The outershell
standard color is gray with an option of white or black.
Backnuts and receptacle front nuts are available in seven colors for
application identification. Contact configurations range from 4 to 22 contacts
and can be crimp or solder type. This new design includes an ergonomic grip
which makes it much easier for surgeons and medical staff to mate and align the
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.