“All smiles for the dental equipment manufacturer thanks to our custom LED assembly”
Build Your Own Indicator
As leading-edge dental devices become smaller and more portable, they must maintain the same level of safety, cleanliness, and performance as their more stationary counterparts — many requiring custom design solutions for their illuminated components.
When our client approached us with a long list of requirements for its dental device, we quickly provided a solution that met all client objectives and then some.
“Our build your own indicator option delivered a custom, cost-effective LED assembly solution with three replaceable and LED socket assemblies.”
Mechanical Engineer, VCC
Build Your Own Indicator
Using the build your own indicator option, which allows for customization of design using standard sizes and parts, we configured a solution that customized LEDs, wire size, length, color, and wire termination for the client.
CNX440 5mm Panel Mount Indicator
Our team specified the CNX 440 Series cable assembly for its quick and easy connections between panel–mounted LEDs and the power source. We then integrated the assembly onto a custom cable with three replaceable LED sockets and added high-output, waterproof lenses.
For this application, the blue CMS442 lens was used with the cable assembly. This threaded Fresnel lens includes a watertight seal due to a retaining ring and lock washer. With a NEMA 6P rating, the lens is protected from constant exposure to moisture from water and cleaning solutions.
Lenses are also available with clear and diffused lens, flanged and flangeless, multiple viewing angles, and various colors, including green, red, white, and yellow.
“Watertight status was a priority for the safe operation of this dental device, and we attained a NEMA 6P rating with a threaded Fresnel lens, retaining ring and lock washer.”
Sr. Process Engineer, VCC
At VCC, we pride ourselves on having a seat at the table for designing medical technologies that improve the lives and safety of patients worldwide. Our custom cable and three-socket configuration quickly and efficiently provided the client exactly what was needed for its innovative device. Plus, we helped the client maximize efficiency and reduce production costs through using the build your own indicator option and nearshore manufacturing.
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