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ALBANY, New York, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Surgical Equipment Market (Surgical Sutures
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc.
New stainless steel tags offer permanent wire and cable identification in harsh environments. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC),
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S.
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First 5mm classic stapler answers surgeons' calls for 'right-sized' instruments for use in pediatric surgery, other delicate procedures BOULDER, Colo., Feb.
DUBLIN, January 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4jwz8t/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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