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Polymers

Polymer Neutral Portfolio of Compounds

July 30, 2014 4:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Teknor Apex Company | 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

Injection Moldable Thermoplastic Composites

July 23, 2014 10:58 pm | by MDT Staff | Piper Plastics Inc. | 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...

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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..

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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...

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Rulon 1439 Material

April 23, 2014 8:13 am | by MDT Staff | Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics | Product Releases | Comments

Saint-Gobain Seals’ Rulon 1439 material has achieved full USP Class VI certification, complying with stringent disposable and reusable medical device requirements.  USP (United States Pharmacopeia) is an independent public health organization...

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Polymer Technology to Enable Bonding with Fluoropolymers

March 27, 2014 2:27 am | by MDT Staff | Evonik Cyro, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Evonik Corporation has developed a new polymer technology which adheres directly to Daikin America, Inc.’s modified fluorinated ethylene-propylene copolymer (EFEP). 

LISTED UNDER: Fluoroplastics | Polymers

Soft Light-Curable Adhesive

March 19, 2014 8:41 pm | by MDT Staff | Dymax Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Cyclic olefin polymers/copolymers have become popular choices in the point-of-care device industry because of their many advantages including high strength, hardness, low water absorption, and excellent biocompatibility...

LISTED UNDER: UV-or Light-Cure | Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) | Cyclo-olefin Polymer

Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies for Engineered Materials

March 10, 2014 2:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Celanese Corporation has announced a range of detectable polymer technologies can help original equipment manufacturers and suppliers ensure products contain components and parts that meet their material specifications...

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Antimicrobial Acrylic-based Multipolymer Compound

February 27, 2014 4:42 pm | by MDT Staff | Evonik Cyro, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Evonik Cyro has introduced the CYROLITE Protect 2, an acrylic-based multipolymer compound developed for medical devices with antimicrobial agents. CYROLITE Protect 2 offers lipid and alcohol resistance...

LISTED UNDER: Acrylic | Antimicrobial | Polymers

First-of-its-kind 3L Fernbach Flask

February 21, 2014 3:15 pm | by MDT Staff | Sabic Innovative Plastics | Product Releases | Comments

With support from SABIC, TriForest Labware has developed a polycarbonate 3L Fernbach flask that the company says is the first of its size made using the injection blow molding process. This new innovation enables enhanced safety within lab environments while also improving productivity during the culture sampling process...

LISTED UNDER: Polymers | Bottles/Jars/Vials

Functional Polymer Remains Strong and Transparent

January 13, 2014 12:29 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

TPX polymethylpentene is a lightweight, transparent, semi-crystalline material with outstanding resistance to both steam sterilization and a wide range of chemicals. Unlike some polymeric materials that discolor or embrittle after just a few cycles in an autoclave, TPX remains transparent and strong.

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Antimicrobial Line Designed for High Humidity Environments

December 18, 2013 5:03 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Plastics Color Corporation (PCC) announced an expansion of its MicroBlok line of antimicrobials for polymers. The new formulation, labeled MicroBlok Z, contains zinc compounds instead of the silver ions in the original MicroBlok. Zinc’s antimicrobial effect is derived from its ability to disrupt membrane transport by blocking the proton pump that energizes the transport mechanism.

LISTED UNDER: Additives/Blends | Polymers

Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies for Plastics

November 20, 2013 3:15 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

With the recent introduction of its Mi Batch line of particle taggants, Plastics Color Corporation (PCC) brings over 40 years of polymer expertise to the fight against counterfeit materials and products.

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Non-migratory Antistatic Polymers

November 18, 2013 2:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Foster Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Foster Corporation introduced static dissipative polymer blends specifically designed for medical devices and equipment. These blends use a non-migratory, polyether block amide (PEBA) polymer additive that retains continuous antistatic properties and cannot be wiped off with medical cleaning agents. 

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Flexible Adhesive Preforms Provide Clean and Consistent Sealing and Bonding

November 4, 2013 12:25 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Multi-Seals has introduced an innovative alternative to liquid adhesives for component assembly. Multi-Seals Poly-forms are flexible pre-shaped adhesives designed for sealing and bonding diverse materials, including metals, plastics, ceramics, and glass.

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