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Plastics & Elastomers

‘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...

LISTED UNDER: Silicone

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
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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...

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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

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

July 29, 2014 11:43 am | 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. The results offer strong independent validation that these industry-leading materials are an excellent option for skin-safe wearable electronics applications, such as wrist bands for smart watches and fitness trackers, as well as for device accessories such as ear buds.

LISTED UNDER: Plastics & Elastomers | Thermoplastic Elastomers
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Injection Moldable Thermoplastic Composites

July 23, 2014 10:58 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The new Kyron MAX series from Piper Plastics bridges the performance gap between components produced via standard injection molding compounds and pre-preg lay-up composite materials...

LISTED UNDER: Polymers

Versatile Grade TPU for Injection Molding

July 14, 2014 9:05 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

APS Elastomers has developed a versatile thermoplastic polyurethane specifically formulated for injection molding applications. The polyester-based TPU exhibits excellent abrasion resistance and toughness and has good hydrolytic stability, oil, fuel and solvent resistance...

LISTED UNDER: Elastomers | Polyurethanes | Thermoplastic Elastomers

Medical Color Concentrate Line

June 30, 2014 5:22 pm | by MDT Staff | Compounding Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Compounding Solutions has announced the launch of a new line of medical grade color concentrates to better serve their current and future medical customers. These color concentrates are the first of several new product lines that the company is...

LISTED UNDER: Molding | PEBA Copolymers

TPU Improves Post-Processing Operations

June 26, 2014 11:52 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

APS Elastomers’ latest thermoplastic polyurethanes provides good aesthetics, low tackiness and process efficiency for use in film, sheet, and extrusion coating and cured-in-place pipe applications...

LISTED UNDER: Polyurethanes | Thermoplastic Elastomers

High-Performance Polyamides for Mobile Healthcare

June 25, 2014 11:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Solvay Specialty Polymers | Product Releases | Comments

Solvay Specialty Polymers has introduced a new family of Kalix high-performance polyamides (HPPAs) for structural components used in mobile healthcare (mHealth) electronic devices..

LISTED UNDER: Polymers

Medical-Grade Thermoplastic Polyurethanes

June 24, 2014 12:18 am | by MDT Staff | PolyOne Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

PolyOne announced that Biomerics has chosen PolyOne Distribution as the exclusive distributor for its Quadrathane, Quadraflex, and Quadraplast medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethanes in North America.

LISTED UNDER: Polyurethanes

Carbon Fiber and Nanotube-Reinforced High Performance Materials

June 18, 2014 7:10 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Arevo Labs has announced the availability of technology and materials to create Ultra Strong High Performance Polymer parts using a 3D printing process...

LISTED UNDER: Polymers

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