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Bearing Design Considerations in Medical Technology

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apresher
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Motion in Medical Apps
apresher   6/18/2013 4:36:32 PM
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Excellent article.  Half a million medical devices on the market is a huge number, and many use motion components.

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Charles Murray   6/19/2013 9:42:33 PM
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Agreed, Al. Medical device manufacturing is a burgeoning field, and it tends not to be unduly affected by the ups and downs of the economy.

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High Speeds
Greg M. Jung   6/23/2013 9:33:42 PM
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Great technical content in this article. I especially appreciate the discussion on the need for very high speeds for dental drills. The selected bearings not only have to perform at these high RPMs, but also must withstand repetitive exposure to corrosive chemical agents.

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Cabe Atwell   6/27/2013 11:06:58 PM
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Thoroughly informative article. I had no idea of the magnitude bearings played in the medical field alone.

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Ann R. Thryft   8/21/2013 7:58:59 PM
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I'm with Cabe--I'd never have guessed how much bearings figure in medical equipment, or how many there are.

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