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Lubricious Coatings Suited for Cardiovascular Catheters

August 5, 2010 5:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bayer MaterialScience LLC recently introduced Baymedix CL 100, a lubricious surface treatment for medical devices that gives a durable coating with an especially low coefficient of wet friction.

LISTED UNDER: Lubricious | Surface Modification Coatings | Surface Modification

Gas Plasma System for Lubricious Coating

April 6, 2010 5:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

This low pressure gas plasma system is designed for deposition of a lubricious, low coefficient of friction coating on bulk medical components.

LISTED UNDER: Gas Plasma | Lubricious | Gas Plasma

Parylene Conformal Coating Services Provided

March 17, 2009 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

PTC provides Parylene conformal coating services, automated vacuum deposition systems, and raw materials (dimer). Parylene dimer (di-para-xylylene) is deposited for ultra-thin conformal, pin-hole free, and hydrophobic surface protection of static and fixtured substrates.

LISTED UNDER: Parylene | Device Coating
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Coating Designed to Enhance Maneuverability of Guidewires

March 17, 2009 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

ComfortCoat is an advanced lubricious hydrophilic coating designed to enhance maneuverability of metal guidewires in minimally invasive procedures. For example, minimally invasive procedures are carried out to treat strokes, brain aneurysms, and other neurovascular diseases.

LISTED UNDER: Hydrophilic Coating | Hydrophilic Coating | Device Coating

Antimicrobial Passes USP and ISO Tests for Biocompatability

December 5, 2008 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Manufacturers of medical and pharmaceutical products now have the assurance that that they can benefit from the substantial advantages of an antimicrobial over conventional additives while meeting critical standards of biocompatability.

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Antimicrobial Permanently and Safely Protects Medical Devices, Healthcare Surfaces

June 24, 2008 5:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

The antimicrobial protects plastics and nonwoven fabrics from staining, pitting, deterioration, and odor caused by bacteria, mold, mildew, and fungi, without compromising end-product safety.

LISTED UNDER: Antimicrobial | Injection Molding | Micro Molding

Hydrophilic Coatings

February 15, 2008 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hydrophilic Hydak coatings technology represents a major advance in biomedical device coatings. They offer consistent performance and are simpler to apply and less expensive than UV-cured coatings. They are superior to PVP coatings in terms of their lubricity/durability profile and flexibility.

LISTED UNDER: Hydrophilic Coating | Hydrophilic Coating | Device Coating

Coated Non-Woven Fabric

December 10, 2007 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Polymer coated non-woven fabrics provide barrier reinforcement for medical products such as surgical and isolation gowns, drapes, blankets, cold packs, and disposables.

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Gas Plasma System (3609)

December 5, 2006 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This low pressure gas plasma system is for thin film coating and surface modification of medical components. The cleanroom-compatible AL140 plasma system has a 850 x 450 x 350 mm aluminum chamber.

LISTED UNDER: Surface Modification | Control | Flow

Gas Plasma: A Green Alternative for Surface Engineering

July 5, 2006 11:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

There are many methods with which to affect the surface of a material or device to achieve a desired effect. Therefore, factors related to the process such as environmental considerations or temperature concerns will reduce the number of possible options.

LISTED UNDER: Surface Modification | Vacuum | Cleanroom Assembly

Emphasis on Coatings:Processing Considerationsfor Surface Modification Technologies

November 1, 2005 11:32 am | SurModics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Performance, manufacturability, safety, and overall cost are crucial when selecting coating technologies, while ease of application, use of hazardous solvents, cycle time, and scrap rates are key when evaluating a coating’s manufacturing process.

LISTED UNDER: Device Coating | Surface Modification Coatings | Surface Modification

Polymerized Thin Film Coatings

August 11, 2005 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Contract processing services for thin film coatings and gas plasma surface treatment offer a variety of beneficial features.

LISTED UNDER: Device Coating | Hydrophilic Coating | Device Coating

An Evolution in Coatings

February 28, 2005 7:49 am | SurModics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

What began with drug-eluting stents has progressed to coatings with multiple actions and beyond. The following article, based on interviews with leading medical device coating companies, offers insight into the latest advancements.

LISTED UNDER: Device Coating | Biocompatibility Testing | Surface Modification Coatings

Rapid Protyping System Transforms Hearing Aid Development

December 6, 2004 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Project: To design, optimize, and produce better fitting hearing aids in less time. The Solution: Use CAD/CAM and 3D computer imaging to create custom devices in audiologist offices. These images show various angles of two hearing aid shells. One shell is on top of the other.

LISTED UNDER: Rapid Prototyping Equipment | Prototyping | Rapid Prototyping

Surface Treatment Technology

October 15, 2004 7:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company's Plasma3&#153 is ideal for specialty applications requiring stringent surface specifications, improved hydrophilicity, and precise surface coating performance.

LISTED UNDER: Surface Modification | Hydrophilic Coating

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