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In the past few decades, plastics have made health care simpler and less painful and made new techniques and prostheses possible. By focusing on hot concepts such as healthcare, surgical, medical products and packaging, biocompatible plastics products. The use of plastics have revolutionized the field of medicine making patients safer, and procedures simpler. Plastics have also contributed to a reduction in medical costs.

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May 23, 2017 | Product News

Take Performance to Extreme with PolyOne’s COMPTEK™PEEK Blends: CHINAPLAS

PolyOne had announced at CHINAPLAS 2017 that COMPTEK™ blends based on polyetheretherketone (PEEK) are now available in Asia for multi-use medical devices, electrical connectors, and other demanding...

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May 8, 2017 | Product News

Cutting-edge TPE for Life-style Products by KRAIBURG TPE at CHINAPLAS 2017

In response to an increasing demand for high-tech materials used in production of consumer electronics, automotive and medical industry KRAIBURG TPE will present its new cutting-edge VS/AD/HM series...

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May 1, 2017 | Product News

New PP Random Copolymer Resin by LyondellBasell for Healthcare Applications

LyondellBasell has recently introduced Purell RP320M, a new transparent polypropylene (PP) random copolymer that can be used in caps and closures, labware, flexible and rigid packaging of medical...

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Mar 31, 2017 | Product News

UV Curable Elastomers That Can be Stretched by Up to 1100%

Researchers have developed a family of highly stretchable and UV curable (SUV) elastomers that can be stretched by up to 1100%, and are suitable for 3D printing, electronics and biomedical...

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Mar 3, 2017 | Product News

ELIX Polymers Develops Optimized ABS Grades for 3D Printing

ELIX Polymers has developed additional specialty grades of ABS optimized for 3D printing. The portfolio includes tailored ABS grades for automotive, aerospace, E&E, healthcare and food contact...

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May 12, 2017 | Product News

No More Constraints in PP Over-molding with Teknor Apex’s New Ultra-soft Medical TPE

Teknor Apex has launched two new series of Medalist® medical elastomers. New ultra-soft TPE gels are unique among TPEs in avoiding much of the tackiness that is typical with gels and overcoming...

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May 5, 2017 | Product News

Colorite to Unveil TPE Compounds for Medical Devices at MD&M East

A new line of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds will be featured by Colorite, which is alternative to various rubber materials, PVC and phthalate-plasticized compounds, for medical device...

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Apr 4, 2017 | Product News

Solvay Launches Metal-replacing Lubricated PEEK Grades for Implantable Devices

Solvay has recently announced that it has introduced two new lubricated grades of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK), which offers numerous benefits over metal implant, to its portfolio of...

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Mar 22, 2017 | Product News

RTP Company Develops Laser-Markable Thermoplastic Compounds for Medical Devices

RTP Company has developed Laser-Markable Compounds, a series of thermoplastic compounds formulated specifically for allowing high contrast marks and images to be added to an application via laser...

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Feb 7, 2017 | Product News

Biodegradable Polymers for Medical Device from Evonik Receive ISO 13485 Certification

Evonik’s RESOMER® brand of biodegradable polymers for medical device (MD) applications is now certified to the ISO 13485 standard, which specifically governs MD products. The bio-absorbable polymers...

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