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Variable-Ratio Meter Systems

September 30, 2005 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Servo-Flo 105 variable-ratio meter system is designed for automated, robotic, or manual dispensing applications. This dual servomotor dispensing system allows variable dispense rates and easy adjustment of material ratios without costly mechanical equipment alterations.

LISTED UNDER: Silicone

Acrylic Multipolymer Compound

September 30, 2005 11:38 am | Evonik Cyro, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Developed for injection molding applications, Vu-Stat Y-20 compound provides permanent electro-static dissipative (ESD) protection to medical devices where static attraction is a concern, such as needle hubs for bracheotherapy and spacers for dry powder pharmaceutical inhalation.

LISTED UNDER: Acrylics | Injection Molding

Medical Equipment Design and the Critical Nature of Interconnection

August 15, 2005 7:59 am | Smiths Connectors | Hypertac | Product Releases | Comments

Medical equipment such as patient monitors, scanners, electronic catheters, and therapeutic devices require dependable connectivity and accurate signal transmission.

LISTED UNDER: Connectors | Cable Assemblies | Wire and Cable
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Electrostatic Dissipation

June 30, 2005 7:00 am | Evonik Cyro, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Static charges can make inhalation therapy treatment less effective. Researchers have employed an alloy process to create materials with inherent electrostatic dissipative properties that dispel static charges.

LISTED UNDER: Acrylics | Injection Molding

Plastic Material Innovations Help Shape Healthcare Industry

June 30, 2005 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

An example of the successful application of wear-resistant compounds is this glucose meter. It contains internally lubricated, color-matched polycarbonate to reduce wear and motion-induced noise.

LISTED UNDER: Thermoplastic Elastomers | Injection Molding | Flow

What’s Happening With Pumps and Valves

May 3, 2005 7:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Figure 1. New peristaltic pump roller designs with a convex roller and concave tubing bed allow pumping media containing live cells with much less damage to the cells. The tube is squeezed in the middle first while the edges remain open, so the cells escape shearing or crushing.

LISTED UNDER: Other | Compressor | Diaphragm Pump

Tubing Guide

April 5, 2005 11:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

NewAge Industries Inc. has released its updated Products & Services Guide, a four-page, color brochure designed as an overview of the company’s tubing, hose, fittings, accessories, and services.

LISTED UNDER: Fittings | Silicone | PVC Tubing

Release Coatings

February 28, 2005 8:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Non-silicone release coatings are designed for applications where a residue cannot be left behind that might contaminate a material or process. Available on a variety of films and papers up to 82 in. W, these non-silicone release coatings will not change the properties of an adhesive.

LISTED UNDER: Films | Silicone | Device Coating
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Desiccant Polymer

February 28, 2005 8:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Polymer Packaging Solutions line can be molded into virtually any shape or size and includes both standard and customized solutions.

LISTED UNDER: Polymers

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

Tubing and Extrusion Trends Yield More Material Options

February 1, 2005 7:13 am | Pexco, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The growing demand for minimally invasive medical devices is creating the need for more high-tech tubing and extrusion alternatives. This article examines the challenges facing medical product manufacturers and offers some clear solutions.

LISTED UNDER: PVC Tubing | Silicone | Multilumen Tubing

Materials BehindHigh-Tech Earplugs

January 6, 2005 9:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

It’s estimated that noise-induced hearing loss causes as much as one-third of all hearing loss in North America despite the use of noise protectors. Sonomax Hearing Healthcare Inc. is attacking noise-induced hearing loss with help from Bayer MaterialScience in Pittsburgh, PA.

LISTED UNDER: Resin | Silicone

Silicone Cable Jackets

January 5, 2005 9:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

STERILENE silicone cable jackets can be specified on precision interconnect cable assemblies such as BASIS cable assemblies as well as custom cable assemblies.

LISTED UNDER: Wire and Cable | Cable Assemblies | Silicone

Cyclic Olefin Copolymer FindsGrowing Use in Medical Design

January 3, 2005 9:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Project: Specify a polymer for high performance in a range of devices, diagnostic equipment, and packaging. The Solution: Use COC in products for hospitals, medical laboratories, and other critical settings. LabCD system from Tecan Group Ltd.

LISTED UNDER: Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) | Injection Molding | Micro Molding

Plastics

December 16, 2004 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

The object of this publication is to provide practical guidance on assessing the useful service life of plastics. It describes test procedures and extrapolation techniques together with the inherent limitations and problems.

LISTED UNDER: Fluoroplastics

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