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Miniature Motion in Medical Devices
6/24/2011

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Motor drivers often integrate control circuitry such as current regulation or digital state machines to operate the motor, in addition to providing a high-voltage and high-current drive. These motion solutions provide a level of robustness plus compact size that can be ideal for medical device design.
Motor drivers often integrate control circuitry such as current regulation or digital state machines to operate the motor, in addition to providing a high-voltage and high-current drive. These motion solutions provide a level of robustness plus compact size that can be ideal for medical device design.

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Alexander Wolfe
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Medical is new design engineering frontier
Alexander Wolfe   6/24/2011 5:03:20 PM
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It's really exciting how medical is becoming a hot bed of design engineering innovation. In a related vein, check out our recent story, High-Tech Implants.

Jennifer Campbell
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Re: Medical is new design engineering frontier
Jennifer Campbell   6/27/2011 12:59:55 PM
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I couldn't agree more. Here's another interesting related story which appeared in the December 2010 issue of Design News - Bionic Engineer.

 

 

3D_Eng
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Surprised
3D_Eng   7/27/2011 6:31:32 PM
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I am surprised by the pneumatic application.  Although light, they tend to lack the power density required for many portable applications.

apresher
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Pneumatics
apresher   4/8/2012 10:01:45 PM
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Pneumatics technology has been used in medical devices for many years, but now there are significant technology advances that are producing finer proportional control than in the past. Pneumatic systems are also working on portability issues, and solutions for low power designs.

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