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Medical & Diagnostics

Nook products are produced with rigorously controlled manufacturing processes, and stringent quality standards required by medical applications. 

Your Trusted Medical Design Partner

Nook can optimize your design requirements for any medical linear motion application. Our proven linear technology,  superior components, and tight process control provide you with increased flexibility. We deliver unmatched diagnostic efficiency, durability, repeatability, accuracy, and low noise performance that you and your patients can trust. And as always, you can easily collaborate with our medical motion experts at any time in your development process.

 

Leverage Nook early in the design phase to optimize your design and shorten your product launch process.

Nook's team of seasoned linear motion experts are always standing by to happily assist in your next design process .We can optimize your machine performance, life cycle, and budget. Leverage our unmatched capabilities for analysis, testing, and validation. This will ultimately increase your flexibility while increasing your speed to market. Leverage our ability to control all design, sourcing, manufacturing, and analysis all in one U.S. based facility. This is the Nook advantage.

 

Key certifications include:

  • ISO:9001 Certified
  • 9100:16 Certified
  • ITAR Registered

Laboratory Automation

Facilities for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry must meet the highest quality and safety standards over the complete life cycle of the product. And that’s exactly what Nook provides. Our linear axes are certified for areas of application such as vacuum and clean room technology. Take advantage of our customized solutions of the highest quality and precision.

Nook automated linear motion solutions optimize laboratory automation operations with reduced costs, increased efficiency, consistent performance, and minimal downtime. Nook products are ideal for automated or robotic pick & place workstations where positioning, clean operation and speed with accuracy are critical factors.

 

Typical Applications

  • Sample Processing
  • Pipetting
  • Drug Dispensing
  • Liquid Handling
  • Fluid Pumps
  • Pick & Place Operations
  • Blood Handling/Sampling
  • TestTube Handling
  • DNA Sampling

Advantages Include

  • Unlimited Customization
  • High Speed and Acceleration
  • Process Reliability
  • Maximum Precision
  • Outstanding Technical Support
  • Comprehensive Product Portfolio
  • Easy Assembly with Extensive Accessories
Laboratory Automation
Patient Handling

Patient Handling

Nook’s quiet, vibration-free, ultra-dependable products enable safe, easy, and precise equipment adjustment to accommodate the individual needs of patients (vertical, horizontal, back and forth). Nook products deliver positioning accuracy and high load capability which are key factors for applications such as surgical and MRI machine tables. Applications such as bath lifts and dental chairs demand smooth, quiet operation for patient comfort, corrosion resistance, and reliability.

Typical Applications

  • Tables
  • Chairs and Lifts
  • Ambulance Transfer Devices
  • Stair Lifts, Bed Lifts, Bath Lifts
  • Patient Furniture
  • Surgical Tables
  • Dental Chairs

 

Advantages Include

  • Transfer loads (full patient weight) smoothly with minimal torque
  • Control and adjust with minimal effort on power source (minimize battery drain)
  • Smooth and quiet operation
  • Positive, stepless adjustment with precision ball screws
  • Predictable performance without sudden movement (Very Safe)

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Personal Mobility

Various Nook actuators are routinely used to properly adjust personal mobility equipment and ergonomic positioning devices for maximum comfort and environmental conditions (indoor, outdoor, terrain). Nook products are ideal for wheelchair adjustments that require quiet, consistent sound such as tilt, recline, head and leg positioning. 

Typical Applications

  • Wheelchairs and Accessories (Power and Manual)
  • Vehicle Lifts and Ramps
  • Vehicle Lifts 
  • Vehicle Ramps
  • Vehicle Controls (Throttle, Brakes)
  • Ergonomic Positioning

Advantages Include

  • Transfer loads (full patient weight) smoothly with minimal torque
  • Control and adjust with minimal effort on power source (minimize battery drain)
  • Smooth and quiet operation
  • Positive, stepless adjustment with precision ball screws
  • Predictable performance without sudden movement (Very Safe)

 

Personal Mobility
Diagnostics & Treatment

Diagnostics & Treatment

Nook linear components are fundamental to precision liquid dispensing devices such as IV pumps and blood sampling. Nook products deliver fluids with complete accuracy, repeatability, and smooth operating performance.

Typical Applications

  • Fluid Pumps
  • Infusion Pumps
  • Adhesive Automation
  • Automated Pipetting
  • 3D Printing
  • Medical Devices

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