Engineering Insights by Hartie Spence

ASH Industries Blog

Swallowable sensors make revelation possible. New technology presents the possibility of revealing mechanisms never before observed by scientists. Researchers are placing sensors in the midst of the body’s systems and monitoring the natural processes that have protected human kind for its duration.

 

Make Believe Training.
The long running joke is that “practicing physicians” are, in fact, just that…practicing. All jokes aside, the amount of training necessary to rise to the level of a competent surgeon, well-trained in the use of complex and ever-evolving tools, is daunting. Surgeons of all types not only spend years and hundreds of thousands of dollars in training to hone their craft, their training never ceases.

Increased Stiffness, Increased Strength. 
The variety of materials available to the manufacturing world continues to expand. Some of the potential applications are truly amazing. ASH manufactures injection molded components in a wide variety of materials that include a relatively low cost Urethane material with a tensile strength that approaches that of aluminum, some exotic thermoplastic materials (glass & graphite filled PEEK) whose tensile strength is almost double that of aluminum, and (on the opposite end of the spectrum) materials that are commonly mistaken for silicone

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