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Plastics & Elastomers

Polyimide-Filled Polytetrafluoroethylene Compound

February 19, 2015 1:41 pm | by Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. | Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. has expanded its line of seal materials to include SP191, a polyimide-filled polytetrafluoroethylene compound. The company says the properties of the new material make it ideal for use in gas compressors, oxygen intensifier systems, and other medical equipment requiring low friction sealing in humid...

LISTED UNDER: Polyethylenes

Silicone Products

February 13, 2015 10:59 am | by Shin-Etsu Silicones of America | Product Releases | Comments

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. is the largest chemical company in Japan, and is in its 62nd year of manufacturing silicone materials worldwide−producing over 4,000 different silicone products. Its subsidiary, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc. (SESA), recently introduced its new Low Dn LIMS™ product line at the MD&M West 2015 in Anaheim, CA on February 10, 2015. The KEG2003H Low Dn LIMS produ...

LISTED UNDER: Silicone

Rigid PVC Compound

February 6, 2015 10:22 am | by Teknor Apex Company | Product Releases | Comments

A breakthrough in PVC technology now makes it possible for rigid PVC to replace polycarbonate (PC) in clear medical components such as connectors and check valves, obtaining comparable strength and excellentclarity while reducing or eliminating the stress cracking that often occurs in PC at the interface with flexible PVC components such as tubing. Teknor Apex Company will introduce new Ap...

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Bioresorbable Elastomer

January 26, 2015 12:17 pm | by Secant Medical, Inc. | Secant Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Regenerez is a next-generation bioresorbable elastomer made with poly(glycerol sebacate) (PGS) in a coating formulation provides considerable benefits to biomedical structures. Coating a partially or fully resorbable structure with PGS can improve coating biocompatibility by promoting tissue in-growth, enabling controlled drug release, and solving compliance mismatch issues with bodily tissue...

LISTED UNDER: Biocompatible | Plastics & Elastomers

PEEK Thermoplastic Materials

January 20, 2015 9:22 am | by Teleflex Medical OEM | Teleflex Medical OEM | Product Releases | Comments

Teleflex Medical OEM announces the addition of PEEK (polyether ether ketone) to its extensive portfolio of specialty materials for medical technology. PEEK’s incredible strength and outstanding mechanical properties combined with Teleflex Medical OEM’s vertically integrated product development and manufacturing...

LISTED UNDER: Full Service Contract Manufacturing | PEEK, PEK

Thermosetting Dry-Type Polyester Molding Compound

January 13, 2015 9:37 pm | by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America | Product Releases | Comments

Vyloglass is a thermosetting dry-type polyester molding compound developed with the use of Japan U-Pica Company’s exclusive technology. Exemplified in the manufacture of a Brush Holder for a Dynamic Motor, see attached specification brief...

LISTED UNDER: Molding | Polyesters

Select-Skin RTV Elastomers

December 4, 2014 11:12 am | by Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Shin-Etsu Select-Skin RTV Elastomers for applications requiring a skin-like material with tough performance properties. Select-Skin RTV Elastomers are two-component, 1:1 ratio, heat-cured, and addition-cure silicone rubber compounds featuring low hardness (46 – 65 Shore 00), high tear strength, low viscosity, and high elongation. The new material is uniquely engineered and ideal for applicat...

LISTED UNDER: Silicone

Peelable FEP Heat Shrink Tubing

November 26, 2014 8:41 am | by Junkosha | Product Releases | Comments

Junkosha announce the broad launch of their Junflon Peelable Heat Shrink Tubing product (PHST). This product has been available for nearly 5 years in Japan and has been selectively marketed, sampled and sold in the US and Europe for the last two years. Such has been the positive customer reaction...

LISTED UNDER: Heat-Shrink | Polymers
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‘Window Clear’ Thermoplastic Elastomers

October 10, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Processors and product designers looking for both a tough and clear (i.e. window clear) thermoplastic elastomer can now turn to Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc. for these specialized product material needs, now being offered under the firm’s CLR Series...

LISTED UNDER: Thermoplastic Elastomers

Silicone Gel System with Dual Matrix Technology

September 17, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Applied Silicone Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Silicone Corporation, a global supplier of long term implantable silicones for the medical device and critical healthcare market, introduces a high strength, responsive silicone gel for the implantable medical device market. The Dual Matrix Gel System incorporates...

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Stock Shapes for Industrial Applications

September 16, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ensinger’s DELRIN stock shapes are manufactured from DuPont DELRIN resin. They possess high tensile strength, creep and fatigue resistance, and excellent toughness. Engineers consistently specify DuPont DELRIN stock shapes made by...

LISTED UNDER: Stock Shapes | Resin

PEEK Molded Medical Components

August 19, 2014 2:31 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Medical components custom molded of PEEK from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) improve performance while reducing costs. The company has proven experience...

LISTED UNDER: Injection Molding | Molding | PEEK, PEK

Orthotics & Prosthetics Grade Thermoplastic Sheet Materials

August 6, 2014 12:20 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SIMONA America announced the availability of seven thermoplastic sheet materials to meet diverse requirements for strength and stiffness in orthopedic applications...

LISTED UNDER: Sheet/Film | Polypropylenes

Durable, Colorable, Silky Elastomers Proven Safe for Skin Contact in Wearable Electronics

August 5, 2014 12:59 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Dow Corning announced that its TPSiV 4000 and TPSiV 4200 Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) have been shown to be safe for skin contact applications in two independent medical test protocols...

LISTED UNDER: Thermoplastic Elastomers

Polymer Neutral Portfolio of Compounds

July 30, 2014 4:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

In an innovative approach to the Asian market for medical compounds, Teknor Apex has restructured its extensive product portfolio with the goal of offering device designers and manufacturers a multiplicity...

LISTED UNDER: Materials | Polymers

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