medical

How PAEK Compares to Glass-to-Metal Sealed Connectors

While the traditional method of glass-to-metal seal (GTMS) connectors serves as an effective hermetic barrier and electrical insulator for a broad spectrum of medical, automotive, aerospace, military, and low-pressure geophysical applications, advanced thermoplastics developed over the past three decades have proven to be a superior solution for the most extreme operating environments. Within the PAEKRead More

New eBook Highlights Interconnect Strategies for Harsh Environments

Download Connector Supplier’s latest eBook, 2022 Rugged Interconnects for Harsh Environments, to learn more about design solutions and product innovations for harsh environment applications in many markets.   Our latest eBook, 2022 Rugged Interconnects for Harsh Environments, highlights how today’s connectivity solutions overcome the challenges of temperature, shock and vibration, radiation, corrosion, dust and water ingress, and difficult access.Read More

What are Hermetic Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Hermetic Connectors Hermetic connectors are completely sealed against ingress of air or liquid using a glass, ceramic, or composite sealing device or material. Hermetic sealing offers the highest level of protection available against air, gases, chemicals, moisture, debris, and other contaminants. It is an essential feature for many harsh environment connectors, particularlyRead More

Effective Alternative to Silicone-Jacketed Cables and Cable Assemblies

A mainstay of medical device design, silicone jacketing protects cables from the hazards that medical technologies face in clinical care settings. It’s not a perfect material, though. New alternatives address silicone’s common shortfalls. Silicone is a widely used cable-jacketing material for medical device components. Commonly used in medical tools, hospital equipment, and surgical devices, siliconeRead More

Wireless, Wearable, and Implantable Medical Technologies Saved My Life

Wearable consumer-grade technology provided valuable diagnostic information, which led to a successful therapeutic treatment that saved my life. In mid-February, one of my doctors detected an irregular heartbeat during a routine office visit and suggested I see a cardiologist. The cardiologist requested approval from my medical insurance provider for a routine resting electrocardiogram (ECG) andRead More

Investigative and Therapeutic Technology Trends

Advances in miniaturized interconnects and optical cabling have launched a design revolution in the medical device field, from high-precision laser surgical tools to small and portable connected healthcare devices. Today’s modern medical therapeutic instruments are enabled by faster speeds, expanded bandwidths, fiber optics, RF microwave and mmWave, and miniaturization. These trends and technologies will helpRead More

Medical Connectors Need High Precision Medical Contacts for High Performance and Safety

High-performance medical contacts are a critical element in a connector assembly and contribute to the overall performance, safety, and functionality of medical equipment. By Lemco Précision SA Medical Contacts Used in Connectors It’s becoming more challenging to produce medical devices that balance innovation, cost, regulatory compliance, and user-friendliness. To produce effective devices that serve theRead More

Designing Interconnects for Portable and In-Home Medical Equipment

Secure, medical-grade connectors help portable medical devices endure shock, vibration, and rough handling without detriment to performance. As portable medical equipment for both hospital and home use becomes more prevalent, the need to design healthcare devices that can meet the demanding requirements of a high-impact, high-vibration environment continues to grow. Home healthcare is one ofRead More

Miniaturized and User-Friendly Connectors Empower Advanced Medical Wearables

New medical wearable device innovations count on miniaturized connectors that can perform reliability under the stresses of use and cleaning processes. Miniaturized Connectors In today’s fast-growing medical wearable markets, designers must create safe devices that provide effective performance in astoundingly small form factors. Ultra-miniaturized interconnect solutions support these products’ power and signal requirements. However, theRead More

Silicone Alternative Offers New Option for Medical Cable Jacketing

Innovative component solutions that integrate cutting-edge technology with next-generation materials give medical devices designers new choices. By Northwire (A LEMO Group Company) Silicone is a popular cable jacketing material for components used in applications where reliable high performance is imperative. Commonly used in medical tools, hospital equipment, and surgical devices, silicone is flexible and smoothRead More

Fiber Optic Connectors for Medical Applications Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic connectors for medical applications from leading suppliers. Fiber Optic Connectors for Medical Applications This easy-to-install optical fiber patchcord from BizLink is designed for magnetic resonance imaging systems. It features low signal loss, high capacity, and light weight.     The FO-BD2 Series connector from JAE is a waterproof I/ORead More

October 2021 Connector Industry News

Industry events, awards, partnerships, personnel, acquisitions, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. October 2021 Connector Industry News October 2021 Connector Industry News > Event News The element14 Spy Nerd Design Challenge gives community members the opportunity to develop security or spy-themed projects for the chance to win a Spy KitRead More

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