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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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Nov 20, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro Unveiled Blown Films with Matte Finish for Medical Applications at Compamed

At the Compamed tradeshow, Covestro exhibited a new line of Platilon® films with very matte surfaces. The products were developed for a variety of medical applications, including wound care...

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Nov 17, 2017 | Product News

WACKER Unveiled Non-Postcuring Liquid Silicone Rubber for Medical Tech. at COMPAMED

At COMPAMED, WACKER showcased its new ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 line of liquid silicone rubber grades. These silicone products fulfill the stringent regulatory requirements that apply to silicone articles...

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Nov 14, 2017 | Industry News

Solvay Expands Sulfone Polymer Production in India & U.S. to Address Growing Demand

Solvay is expanding its global production capacity in sulfone polymers in India and United States to address significant demand growth from mainly the medical and water treatment industries for this...

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Nov 9, 2017 | Industry News

Victrex Opens Innovation Center to Accelerate Thermoplastic Composites Development

Proactive investment in the development of next-generation PEEK [withstanding continuous use in temperatures of up to 260°C] for automotive, medical and many other industries has now resulted in the...

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Nov 1, 2017 | Industry News

Resirene & Foster Corp. Form Partnership to Pursue Medical Market for SMMA

Resirene and Foster Corporation have formed a partnership to pursue the medical market for Resirene’s transparent and biocompatible CET® SMMA styrene-acrylic copolymers. Foster Corporation will...

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Nov 20, 2017 | Industry News

Eastman Exulted Industry Collaboration & Product Development with Elcam at Compamed

Eastman Chemical focused its participation with Elcam Medical at the Compamed exhibition on its collaborative work in the medical industry, while also setting aside time to celebrate the tenth...

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Nov 15, 2017 | Product News

Fifth-generation 3D Printing Filament for Toughest Requirements: Perstorp/3D4makers

Perstorp and 3D4Makers have developed a new generation of high quality, high performance 3D printing filament designed to meet toughest requirements for a wide range of medical and manufacturing...

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Nov 13, 2017 | Industry News

Stratasys’ 3D Printed Custom Prosthetic Hand Enables 7 year Old to Do Opening Pitch

Game 4 of the World Series was opened by seven-year-old baseball fan, Hailey Dawson, who pitched the ball with 3D printed custom prosthetic hand, built by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, using...

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Nov 7, 2017 | Industry News

Pascal Medical Installs Husky’s Integrated Injection Molding Medical Systems in Russia

Husky Injection Molding Systems has recently announced a strategic win with Pascal Medical, who has purchased and installed twelve Husky systems. Pascal Medical has chosen Husky to be its partner in...

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Oct 30, 2017 | Industry News

New Study to Advance Treatment of Kidney and Prostate Cancer with 3D Printing

Stratasys has announced that a new clinical study is being conducted at NYU School of Medicine. The study aims at advancing diagnosis and treatment of complex kidney and prostate tumors. Stratasys...

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