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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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Aug 18, 2017 | Industry News

New Three-layer Validation Technique to Detect Flaws in 3D Printed Components

Researchers have developed a three-layer system to verify that components produced using 3D printing have not been compromised. 3D printed parts are used from aerospace to medical sector; therefore...

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Aug 15, 2017 | Product News

Latest Silicone Medical Tubing & TPE for Devices by Tekni-Plex at Medtec China

The latest in medical tubing and compounds for medical device applications will be featured by Tekni-Plex business units at Medtec China. Natvar will be discussing its full line of medical tubing...

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Aug 8, 2017 | Industry News

Chemists Unlock New Class of Sulfur-containing Polymers that are Cheaper than PC

Researchers have developed faster and easier way to make sulfur-containing polymers that will lower the cost of large-scale production. These can be used from mobile phone cases to medical devices...

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Aug 2, 2017 | Industry News

New Process to Form Interwoven Polymer with Blue Light: UD Researchers

University of Delaware researchers have developed a process to form interwoven polymer networks using blue light. These polymer networks can be used from dental composites, automobile bumpers to...

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Jul 25, 2017 | Industry News

First 3D Printed Soft Artificial Silicone Heart That Beats Like Human Heart

ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart via 3d printing. In collaboration with colleagues from the Product...

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Aug 17, 2017 | Industry News

Harvard Researchers Develop Transparent, Tough Self-healing Rubber

Researchers from Harvard have developed a new type of self-healing rubber that is as tough as natural rubber. The new rubber type can be used in tires, wearable electronics and medical devices...

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Aug 15, 2017 | Product News

Medical Waste Prevention Scheme Wins National Recycling Award for PVC Items

RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare...

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Aug 8, 2017 | Product News

ELIX Polymers at TCT Show 2017: To Showcase Optimized ABS Grades for 3D Printing

ELIX Polymers will be presenting its new 3D printing product portfolio for the first time at TCT Show 2017. Optimized ABS grades have broad scope of application in automotive, healthcare, aerospace...

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Jul 26, 2017 | Product News

Long-term Sealing Performance with New Rubber-replacing Medical TPV from Teknor Apex

The dynamic sealing properties of Teknor Apex’s new Medalist MD-23100 TPV Series enable device manufacturers to obtain excellent long-term performance while avoiding the higher cost and greater...

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Jul 20, 2017 | Industry News

Medical Polymer Compounders Hold Potential to Drive Device Manufacturers Globally

Medical device manufacturers continue to push boundaries regarding the capabilities that their products can offer physicians and patients. Selecting right medical polymer compounder can support...

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