Technical Articles

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Portescap


Portescap has published these technical articles:

(Motors)
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Currently Portescapâ s online e-store is only for North America customers. However our European customers may purchase samples through our European distributor, Delta Line. Please visit... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Stepper motors are mostly driven in open loop mode. Timing of the step pulses is defined by the controller, the motor is supposed to follow without losing synchronism.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Stepper motors are mostly driven in open loop mode. Timing of the step pulses is defined by the controller, the motor is supposed to follow without losing synchronism.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Brushed DC ironless motors are found in a large variety of products and applications such as medical, robotics, factory automation, security and access, civil aviation and aerospace products. The... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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An advanced surgical system used in partial-knee replacement procedures required a custom motor solution that addressed an array of needs, including precise position control and the durability to... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Read what business development manager Brandon Steinberg has to say in an MD+DI article about the advantages of DC Motors in medical applications.... (View Full Article)
(Positioning Stages, Slides and Guides)
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Portescap's commercial program manager provides guidance on how to help control cost pressures of medical device development.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Miniature electric motors are spinning the way to improved developments in cancer management.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Designers of medical pumps often have to deal with the challenge of implementing precise yet low cost motion control. For most medical pumps, there are three basic technology alternatives for... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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In the following Q&A, we ask Beckstoffer for his thoughts regarding trends in the medical device industry and to share the technology he's most excited about.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Advances in micro-fluidics and increasing demand for improved patient care are driving the design of clinical analyzers and assay preparation equipment to increase throughput while maintaining... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Challenge With its coreless brushed and brushless DC motors, Portescap solves various motion needs in clinical analyzers from sample draw on assays to rapid scanning and detection of molecular... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Miniature pump applications, both in liquid and gas mediums, require a variety of motion options to accommodate end user needs. Portescap offers multiple solutions, each providing advantages for the... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Electronics and semiconductor assembly systems require millions of duty cycles of precise operations at high speeds. Accuracy and repeatability of motion are critical performance drivers in these... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Electronic pipettes are laboratory tools used for accurate and repeatable delivery of samples and reagents in the fields of molecular biology, analytical chemistry and medicine.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Portescap provides multiple motion solutions for sample preparation workstations, from X-Y-Z movement to pipette head positioning. Fast and accurate positioning is critical in the preparation of... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Thread guide mechanisms in textile machines require fast and accurate positioning and motion control. The ability of a miniature motor to accurately position and guide the yarn during winding is key... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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The technology world is rapidly adapting to miniaturization, with terms like "Micro", "Nano" and even "Pico" increasingly in vogue. This has created an immense need for anything that can provide... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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The medical sector today mandates mechanical ventilation in cases where a patient's spontaneous ventilation is inadequate to maintain life. This is done to prevent an imminent collapse of other... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Associate Product Line Manager Anant Bhalerao discusses motion solutions for electric expansion valves on tech briefs.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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The pipette is a basic fluid control tool for transferring tiny amounts of liquids. Electronic or motorized pipettes are an ergonomic alternative to manual pipettes and an efficient way to increase... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Understanding the advantages of different motor technologies is essential for designing motion solutions for low power, portable medical applications.... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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There is a current increasing trend in requests for Brushless DC motors for high speed applications. For instance, new impeller technology changed the way modern respirators are designed to be more... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Stepper motors are generally driven in open loop mode. The controller defines timing of the pulses sent to the driver. The motor must be strong enough to move the load without loss of synchronism. The... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Hybrid stepper motors make for a good choice when applications call for low-cost yet fine resolution of shaft movement, as in medical syringe and peristaltic pumps. The motors provide precise speed... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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The creation of small, portable infusion pumps opened a new chapter in medical care. A patient can receive carefully metered and timed doses of medicine, without requiring a visit to the medical... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Miniature pumps are devices that utilize different technologies (diaphragm, gear, vane, peristaltic) to pump a fluid or create pressure or a vacuum. These pumps are typically less than 5" in height... (View Full Article)
(Linear Actuators)
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What is a "linear actuator"? It is actually a simple stepper motor with a built-in leadscrew to directly convert rotary motion in form of discrete steps, into linear motion. Achieving linear motion... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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What is the greatest design challenge when it comes to developing mobile medical device technology?... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Selecting the right stepper motor-or any stepper motor at all-comes down to answering some questions about what's to be moved, how fast to move it and with what precision. After that, other factors... (View Full Article)

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