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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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Feb 21, 2019 | Industry News

Scientist Create Bone like Hybrid Polymer Twin by Combining UHMWPE and PEEK

Scientists from the Center of Composite Materials have created a hybrid cylindrical implant, in which core and shell are made of soft porous UHMWPE and hard non-porous PEEK respectively...

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Feb 21, 2019 | Industry News

Invibio Launches JUVORA™ CAD/CAM Dental Disc Made from PEEK-OPTIMA™ in the US

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions is releasing its JUVORA™ dental disc made from PEEK-OPTIMA™ in the US, in Oyster White for the first time. PEEK does not contain high filler content and therefore does...

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Feb 19, 2019 | Industry News

Lubrizol Features Its New Lab for R& D on Polymers To Device Scale Up At MD&M West 2019

The Lubrizol Corporation's LifeSciences business features a new medical device applications lab. The lab that will focus on accelerated R&D, from polymers to device scale up and testing in a short...

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Feb 15, 2019 | Industry News

Solvay’s PPSU Offers Superior Sterilization Performance in Surgical Tray Over Metal

Solvay’s Radel® PPSU resin and its ability to withstand high pH cleaners during repeated sterilization cycles and high-temperature autoclaves (280°F (138°C)) helped Legacy Medical Solutions optimize...

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Feb 13, 2019 | Industry News

Tekni-Plex To Showcase Thermoplastic Medical Tubing Advances at Medical Japan

Tekni-Plex will showcase its latest medical tubing and material innovations at Medical Japan, from February 20-22, 2019 at INTEX Osaka. It will include medical silicone, micro-extruded and...

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Feb 12, 2019 | Product News

INEOS Added New Grade for Healthcare Industry: Styroflex® 4G80

INEOS Styrolution’s new grade for healthcare industry, Styroflex® 4G80, is specifically designed for medical tubing applications. Its key material properties include excellent bonding performance...

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Feb 11, 2019 | Product News

Covestro High-Flow Polycarbonate Pushes Advanced Designs in Healthcare Applications

Covestro developed Makrolon® Rx2235 polycarbonate which enables intricate, thin-wall designs in healthcare applications such as on-body devices, surgical instruments, pen injectors and IV...

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Feb 6, 2019 | Product News

New Polymer Compounds to Limit Hydrolytic Degradation: Clariant at MD&M West

Clariant is introducing new polymer compounds under the MEVOPUR brand name at the MD&M West tradeshow. These are specially formulated to limit or even eliminate hydrolytic degradation, which is...

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Feb 1, 2019 | Industry News

Advances in Medical Capabilities & Polymer Developments: Eastman at MD&M West 2019

Eastman has confirmed its participation in the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West trade show in Anaheim, California, from February 5-7, 2019. It will showcase its range of plastics materials...

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Feb 1, 2019 | Industry News

LazerMed™: A Biocompatible Laser Marking Technology Introduced by Foster Corporation

The LazerMed technology introduced by Foster Corporation is biocompatible and cost effective. It is beneficial to medical device manufacturers since it offers an eco-friendly cost effective...

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