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Polycarbonates

Polycarbonate Blend Packs a Protective Punch

March 12, 2014 6:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Bayer MaterialScience LLC is introducing a new polycarbonate blend grade that offers a high level of chemical resistance against many of the most aggressive disinfectants...

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Machine Grade Polycarbonate Offers Water Clear Clarity

February 28, 2014 1:40 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ensinger TECANAT machine grade polycarbonate, made from SABIC Lexan resin, offers water clear clarity. Most other machine grade polycarbonate is provided with an unappealing blue tint that decreases visibility. With a light transmission index of 88, TECANAT is popular with engineers who are designing for applications requiring translucency...

LISTED UNDER: Resin | Polycarbonates

PVDF Connectors Deliver High Purity, Compatibility

June 10, 2013 5:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Colder Products Company | Product Releases | Comments

Colder Products Company has announced the addition of PVDF to the available material options throughout its FitQuik Connectors product line. This material addition creates more than 100 new FitQuik Connectors alongside the existing nylon, polypropylene and polycarbonate materials and configurations available.

LISTED UNDER: Connectors | Polycarbonates
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Resins for Medical Equipment Housings

April 5, 2013 4:57 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, has introduced the following new resins for medical equipment enclosures. These materials can be used with all types of therapeutic and diagnostic equipment applications.

LISTED UNDER: ABS | Polycarbonates

Component Miniaturization in a Broad Range of Materials Offers More Options

March 22, 2013 11:28 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provides custom miniaturized components in a broad range of materials, giving designers more options and greater flexibility.

LISTED UNDER: Injection Molding | Molding | Nylons

Antimicrobial Compounds Help Designers Enhance Safety of Healthcare Applications

February 19, 2013 3:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today introduced powerful new tools to help medical device manufacturers reduce HCAIs among patients and clinicians. SABIC’s nine new antimicrobial compounds featuring silver technology have been tested for log reduction values – the level of microbes eliminated from a surface – according to the ISO 22196-2007 protocol.

LISTED UNDER: Polycarbonates | Polymers | Polypropylenes

Leadframe / Insert Molded Parts

January 21, 2013 5:10 pm | Accumold | Products

Handling, inserting or assembling micron-sized parts during manufacture can be an issue. Labor-intensive manual handling is expensive and can damage or contaminate parts. Robotics may not have small enough actuators. Accumold’s tooling and automation systems for lead frame molded parts and insert applications are second to none. Using Accumold's unique technology, we can mold plastic on and around different types of metal, plastic, fabric or other materials. Some of these processes produce completed parts while others are ready for further processing by the customer.

LISTED UNDER: Insert Micro Molding | Insert Molding | Nylons

Plastic Solutions for Portability, Miniaturization and Sustainability of Healthcare Applications

January 16, 2013 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Recognizing the increasing prevalence of device miniaturization, a need for greater portability and a desire to find more sustainable solutions, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business will exhibit at MD&M West...

LISTED UNDER: PEEK, PEK | Polycarbonates | Polymers
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Polycarbonate Enables Thinner Walls in Medical Devices

June 15, 2011 6:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

As demand for smaller, less intrusive medical devices continues to grow, designers and OEMs are increasingly seeking materials with properties that can make these new devices possible.

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Thermoplastic Polycarbonate-Urethane

April 21, 2011 6:54 am | DSM | Product Releases | Comments

Bionate II PCU is an innovative, medical polymer with built-in surface modification technology. It is designed for chronic implants, with enhanced processing and it is backed by an established FDA Master File.

LISTED UNDER: Polycarbonates | Plastics | Urethanes

Flow Control Switch Is Made of a Polycarbonate Body

January 31, 2011 7:03 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Made of a polycarbonate body and an acetal slider which acts as an ON/OFF switch, this high pressure flow control switch can be used with any application that involves liquid flow and requires inline shut off capability.

LISTED UNDER: Polycarbonates | Switches/Pushbuttons | Control

Fittings Product Line Expanded With Polycarbonate Offerings

September 23, 2010 6:31 am | Colder Products Company | Product Releases | Comments

The latest additions include hose barb to hose barb tees, straights, elbows, and Ys, along with luers, all in medical-grade polycarbonate material.

LISTED UNDER: Polycarbonates | Fittings | Fittings

Polycarbonate Resins

July 5, 2007 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Makrolon polycarbonate resins provide excellent impact strength, glass-like transparency, excellent temperature resistance, superior processability, and dimensional stability. Certain Makrolon polycarbonate resins designated as “medical-grade” meet FDA-modified ISO 10993-1 requirements.

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Plastics Color Effects

September 3, 2004 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Company offers six Leda&reg compounded color effects&#151Silverado, Black Starlight, Heart's Desire, Fade-to-Black, Titanium, and White Marble&#151to meet the unique requirements of design industries. These further expand the palette of the company's Fantasia&#153 colors and special effects program.

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Modeling Material

April 29, 2004 6:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

This polycarbonate modeling material is indicated for pharmaceutical- and medical-equipment modeling, among other applications. Polycarbonate (PC) is a durable plastic, first introduced for rapid prototyping in 2001, and now common for functional prototypes.

LISTED UNDER: Polycarbonates | Prototyping | Rapid Prototyping
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