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Video baby monitor positioned perfectly to keep watch on a newborn

Can I use a USB flex arm or Micro USB with my device?

April 1, 2021

A USB flex arm is a great addition to any electronic device that needs precise adjustments that will stay in place for a small payload. That means they have a ton of different applications, from safety shields to magnifying glasses. One area that we’ve seen a ton of growth in recent years has been the application of flex arms in industries like medical technology, where the flex arm is often used to support small electronic devices (amongst other uses).

Kent Weakley using a flex arm lamp for woodturning

Task Lights Vs Flex Arm Lamps for Woodworking

March 25, 2021

Woodworking requires great lighting. When you’re using a wood lathe, it’s imperative that you’re able to shine the light exactly where you need — and have it stay there. There are tons of light options that woodworkers use, but which is the best? Overhead lights, architect lights, and flex arms lights all have their fans, but which one really makes a difference when you’re woodworking? We’re here to answer questions about cost, quality, and – our favorite – design. For the purposes of this article, we narrowed the field down to task lights vs flex arm lamps. Here’s the low-down on both options.

Physicians Performing Surgery on Patient with a Flex Arm Lamp

How to Create a Great Silent Flex Arm

March 18, 2021

A silent flex arm might not be the first design feature that a client brings up, but when it’s needed AND you don’t have it? You almost can’t think of anything else. We have clients across several fields who require their flex arms to be silently adjustable. There can be numerous reasons for it (more on that in a second), but in the end, just one thing matters: you want your flex arm device to be seen and not heard.

Product design must account for different weights on a flex arm device

How do I know a flex arm safety shield will protect me? 3 things you need to know.

March 11, 2021

Choosing a vendor to work on your medical device should always be a methodical process. We wanted to share our knowledge from 65 years of being in business of the sure-fire ways to choose the best vendor, which could be the key to your next successful product launch.