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New Enhanced Polymer for Superior Bone Apposition

October 4, 2013 5:18 pm | by MDT Staff | Invibio | Product Releases | Comments

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions has announced its launch of “PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced Polymer.” The implantable biomaterial grade uniquely combines two clinically proven advanced biomaterials for enhanced bone apposition1: PEEK-OPTIMA, the principal PEEK-based biomaterial with over ten years of proven history in clinical use, and Hydroxyapatite (HA), a well-known osteoconductive material.

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More Creative Freedom for Designers: Semi-finished Materials

August 4, 2013 8:06 pm | by MDT Staff | Igus Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With 80,000 machine components available from stock, polymer specialist igus offers the right part for almost any application. Now design, maintenance and mechanical engineers who make special parts themselves can order the company’s high-performance plastics as bar stock.

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Polymer Outperforms Standard Copolymer Shapes

June 27, 2013 2:51 pm | by MDT Staff | Ensinger | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers consistently specify DuPont Delrin stock shapes extruded by Ensinger because of their increased physical properties which can be as much as 20% higher than other acetals. Manufactured from DuPont Delrin resin, Ensinger uses a proprietary extrusion process that produces shapes with lower stress and better dimensional stability.

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PVC Medical Technologies for IV Tubes, Medical Bags, and Medical Garments

May 29, 2013 3:40 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The Lubrizol Corporation’s LifeScience Polymers business will showcase its advanced wound care tapes, films and dressings, as well as its non-polyvinyl chloride (PVC) medical technologies for IV tubes, medical bags and medical garments/drapes at the 2013 CHINAPLAS International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries.

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Nano-Reinforced Polymers for Medical Devices

April 2, 2013 11:07 am | by MDT Staff | Foster Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Foster Corporation, a leader in custom polymer compounds for medical devices, now offers nano-reinforced composites for minimally invasive devices, such as catheters, with reinforcement loadings up to 30% by weight.

LISTED UNDER: Nylons | Polymers | Thermoplastic Elastomers

Hydrophilic Pebax Med Polymer Grade

February 20, 2013 11:48 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Hydrophilic Pebax MV1074 SA 01 MED polymer is suitable for use in minimally invasive devices that are exposed to bodily fluids for less than 30 days, such as surgical tubing.

LISTED UNDER: Polymers | Hydrophilic Coating | Coextrusions/Paratubing

Antimicrobial Compounds Help Designers Enhance Safety of Healthcare Applications

February 19, 2013 3:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Sabic Innovative Plastics | 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

Precision Die Cutting Produces Medical Parts to Specification

February 7, 2013 4:07 pm | by MDT Staff | Interstate Specialty Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

If you need custom fabricated precision filters, gaskets, membranes, seals, shields, spacers, and related parts for medical applications, check with Interstate Specialty Products, Inc.

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Specialty Polyamides Med Grades for Medical Market

February 4, 2013 10:17 am | by MDT Staff | Altuglas International/Arkema Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Arkema is committed to provide the highest quality material for the medical market; this is why almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides products.

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Soft TPU Technology

February 1, 2013 10:25 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Lubrizol LifeScience Polymers has broadened its line of Tecothane™ Soft polymers designed specifically for healthcare and medical applications. This new technology features good mechanical properties, excellent resilience...

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Polyisoprene Products: A Natural Rubber Alternative

January 25, 2013 10:02 am | Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Kraton Performance Polymers announces plans to showcase Cariflex polyisoprene products, the ideal alternative to natural rubber, and Kraton ERS polymers, the ideal alternative to PVC products...

LISTED UNDER: Rubber | Polymers | PVC

Antimicrobial Technology, High Performance Thermoplastics for Medical Devices

January 18, 2013 10:01 am | Basf Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

BASF will showcase its antimicrobial technology and high performance thermoplastics at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Show and MedTech Conference, Feb. 11-14, 2013, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California.

LISTED UNDER: Polyethylenes | Polymers | Polyurethanes

Plastic Solutions for Portability, Miniaturization and Sustainability of Healthcare Applications

January 16, 2013 11:03 am | Sabic Innovative Plastics | 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

Brochure Shows Victrex Peek Polymer

September 5, 2012 10:41 am | Victrex Usa Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

When molders are tasked with forming large and intricate parts out of advanced thermoplastics, they are using VICTREX® PEEK, a high performance polymer with more than 30 years of proven success...

LISTED UNDER: PEEK, PEK | Polymers | Injection Molding

Antimicrobial Grades of Polymer Offering Expanded

February 8, 2012 10:28 am | Ltl Color Compounders | Product Releases | Comments

LTL Color Compounders today announced the expansion of its line of ColorRx Antimicrobial (AM) grades. LTL is a leading supplier of custom colored and compounded engineering resins.

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