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2014-02-27 08:29:53

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 white cartridge for the stapling of thin tissue for use in multiple open or minimally-invasive surgical procedures for the transection, resection and/or creation of anastomoses in small and large intestine, as well as the transection of the appendix. In addition, Cardica...

2014-02-14 12:24:04

IVYLAND, Pa., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With cGMP issues increasing in Pharma, PennTech has designed and manufactured the perfect aseptic solution to help keep Compounding Pharmacists USP<797> and cGMP Compliant. Through recent demand and in response to the U.S. Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), PennTech will unveil the latest in their RW Series of vial washers Model RW-250 at the 2014 (INTERPHEX) March 18-20 in New York City. (Photo:...

2014-02-13 12:27:25

First 5mm classic stapler answers surgeons' calls for 'right-sized' instruments for use in pediatric surgery, other delicate procedures BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JustRight Surgical, a micro-laparoscopic medical device company devoted to miniaturizing surgical instrumentation, has received 510 (k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its JustRight(TM) 5mm Stapler. The stapler, the smallest classic stapler on the market, will be used by surgeons in...

2014-01-24 12:21:38

DUBLIN, January 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4jwz8t/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Fastener Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4jwz8t/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "2013 Report on the International Fastener Industry", is a professional and in-depth research report...

2014-01-24 08:23:57

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2013, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, after the markets close. Cardica's management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide an update on the company's business. Conference Call DetailsTo access the live conference call on February 4, 2014, at...

2014-01-13 08:28:11

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it has appointed Liam Burns to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "Liam has been working with Cardica for several years, and has helped us to establish relationships with key U.S. surgeons interested in the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30," said Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Cardica. "As we begin our selective introduction of the MicroCutter XCHANGE...

2014-01-10 16:21:36

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swingline® is taking staplers out of the office and placing them in a space typically uncommon to office supplies, an art gallery. The top stapling brand has challenged Chicago artists to merge art and stapling innovation to create an exhibit known as the Swingline Collective. The event will take place at the Dandelion Gallery in Waukegan, IL, on January 18(th), and will feature artwork that incorporates stapling products. The Swingline...

2014-01-09 08:27:50

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it obtained 510(k) clearance of the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 device and blue staple cartridge for medium thickness tissue from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in multiple open or minimally-invasive surgical procedures for the transection, resection and/or creation of anastomoses in small and large intestine, as well as the transection of the appendix. The XCHANGE 30 is the...

2014-01-06 23:21:13

With new machinery and tooling capabilities, Superior Washer & Gasket Corp. can provide customers with an even more customized buying experience. Their expanded production capabilities are making it possible to provide OEMS and distributors with high quality, standard and specialty washers in the exact quantities and competitive pricing customers need. Hauppague, NY (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 When considering a large-scale infrastructure project, military or aerospace application or...

2013-12-19 23:20:28

Choosing to observe this Christmas season with outreach as well as company and community celebrations, Superior Washer & Gasket Corp. adopts a local family in need and contributes directly to the Wounded Warrior Project in a effort to make charitable actions a part of their own holiday traditions. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In their annual mission to make outreach a priority of their company’s holiday observance, this December, Superior Washer & Gasket Corp. has...


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2010-11-15 19:31:34

A staple remover is a device that can remove a staple from a given material quickly without causing damage. The metal wedge at the end of the stapler can be used to achieve the same result; however, it tends to tear fragile papers. The staple remover is composed of two opposing wedges on a pivot with a spring that returns it to the open position after use. They also go by the term decleater in many former British colonies. The user can either forcefully clip the front side of the staple...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-26 17:35:41

The clothespin is a fastener designed to hang clothes up for drying, usually on a clothes line, although there are many different designs. These clothespin are manufactured very cheaply by creating two interlocking plastic or wooden prongs, in between which is often a small spring. David M. Smith invented this design in 1853. When the prongs are pinched at the top they open up, and when released the spring draws them shut. The Shakers were the first to invent the clothespin. The older...

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2010-10-04 16:15:56

Staplers, used widely in government, business, offices, and schools, are mechanical devices that join sheets of paper by driving a metal staple through the paper. The first stapler was created for King Louis XV. Each staple was inscribed with the insignia of royal court. George McGill created the predecessor of the modern staple. In 1867, he received a patent for a press to insert his fastener into paper. Henry R. Heyl received a patent for the first machine to both insert and clinch the...

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2010-09-24 16:42:17

A safety pin, a variation of the regular pin, is a simple fastening device which includes a simple spring mechanism and a clasp. The clasp covers the end of the pin to protect the user as well as forms a closed loop fastening the pin to whatever it is applied to. Safety pins have a large variety of functions, often used for fastening fabric, cloth diapers, or patching clothing. The clasp allows for protecting the baby from being jabbed. They are often used as accessories to jewelry. The...

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.