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SHL Group: Auto Injectors - From Planning to Launch
| By SHL Group
Preparing for the overall development process.
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Lubrizol LifeSciences: Drying of Medical Grade Thermoplastic Polyurethanes
| By Lubrizol LifeSciences
Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) elastomers are hygroscopic in nature and have a tendency to absorb moisture when exposed to atmospheric humidity. Prior to the processing (i.e. thermal or solvent) of TPUs, the moisture content must be reduced to a minimum.
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Surgical Robots for Minimally Invasive Procedures
| By maxon motor
The latest, next generation surgeries are being performed today using Intuitive Surgical Inc.'s (Sunnyvale, CA) da Vinci™S HD Surgical System, which allows surgeons to perform the most minimally invasive procedures to date. The system incorporates the height of motion control technologies so that every motion provides the smooth, accurate movements reminiscent of a skilled surgeon - even at slow, calculated speeds.
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Getting a Second Grip on life
| By maxon motor
Losing a hand in a tragic event turns everyday tasks into a constant battle. Nothing is the way it was before and even small things suddenly seem impossible. The high-tech Michelangelo Hand prosthesis gives back quality of life to people who lose a hand. maxon DC brushless motors play an important role.
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Keeping Muscles in Shape
| By maxon motor
For paraplegic people, rehabilitation is frequently a long process; this is why methods and technology that optimise these measures for the patient are so important. At the Bern University of Applied Sciences, many years of research has led to the development of a recumbent trike with electrical stimulation. The patient's movements are supported by a maxon flat motor.
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Robotic Exoskeleton: For a Better Quality of Life
| By maxon motor
Worldwide, an estimated 185 million people use a wheelchair daily. A company based in Auckland (New Zealand) has developed innovative robotic technology that helps people with mobility impairment get back on their feet: the robotic exoskeleton from Rex Bionics. The integrated maxon motors ensure smooth limb movement.
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Trusting the Next Step
| By maxon motor
Enjoying life to the fullest – Taking carefree strolls through shopping malls, cycling with friends or perhaps going on a mountain hiking tour. With the right leg prosthesis, being active can be part of day-to-day life again. Ottobock and maxon motor give people a new quality of life.
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Efficient Pump System for Improved Quality of Life
| By maxon motor
Implantable pump systems are used to treat many medical conditions – including ascites. Severe disorders are frequently the cause for this symptom. To control the fluid that has collected in the abdomen, Sequana Medical has developed an active implant. In these devices, maxon EC motors are responsible for trouble-free running and smooth pump motion.
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Automatic Controller Setting for Electric Drives
| By maxon motor
Perfect control of current, speed and position is a fundamental requirement for modern positioning control. However, optimum setting of all control parameters and feed-forward control values is by no means trivial. An intelligent, automated setting procedure handles this complex task.
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Multilayer Constructions: Offering Functionality and Versatility for the Healthcare Industry
| By Lubrizol LifeSciences
Demanding applications where quality is of the utmost importance, such as medical treatment, often dictate the use of highly specialized materials to meet performance requirements. Such is the case for medical products based on polymer technology-both in high-density polymeric applications, like medical devices, or lower-density applications, such as wound care films and dissolvable sutures.
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