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Medical Design Briefs: Ultra-Thin Force-Sensitive Resistors Enable Greater Command of Robotic Manufacturing

Given the high regulatory standards that medical devices must adhere to, embedding smart manufacturing systems with force-sensing capabilities can help automate critical aspects of the production process.

With recent technological advancements, robotic manufacturing systems embedded with force-sensing technology have been introduced to help operators feel what is happening on the production floor. This recent Medical Design Briefs article shares how force-sensitive resistors -- like FlexiForce™ Touch Sensors -- can deliver important information in robotic manufacturing and similar smart manufacturing systems used to produce medical devices.

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