Connector solutions for medical systems and cochlear ear implants

20-04-2020 | Intelliconnect | Connectors, Switches & EMECH

Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd offers a broad range of connectors ideal for employment in diagnostic, treatment and wearable medical device technologies.

The versatility of the company's products in medical systems is shown by the broad range of applications already supplied. These include connectors for RF cancer treatment, bio-medical test equipment and bionics, radiation dosimeters and detectors. The company also manufactures micro-miniature waterproof coaxial connectors for use in cochlear ear implants. This extremely demanding application needs a rugged and reliable quick-disconnect waterproof connector able to make several thousand disconnects throughout its product lifetime. The design meets IP68, is comfortable to wear close to the skin and can be employed in normal domestic environments including swimming pools, showers, baths and high humidity environments as well as saunas, steam rooms, and more.

Roy Phillips, managing director of Intelliconnect, comments: "Increasing use of wearable medical electronics such as cochlear ear implants and monitoring equipment and the growth of RF treatments continues to provide us with new design-in opportunities. Our wide range of standard products and ability to produce custom connectors cost-effectively and quickly, typically in just seven weeks from confirmation of design, ensures our customers can a get no-compromise connector solution at a very competitive price."

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