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Plastics & Elastomers
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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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Jul 18, 2019 | Industry News

Unveiling Latest Innovation in the Field of 3D Printing with Silicone- WACKER at K 2019

The chemical group WACKER will be unveiling ACEO® Imagine Series K2, a newly developed version of ACEO® 3D printing technology with silicone rubber at K 2019 benefiting medical sector along with...

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Jul 16, 2019 | Industry News

Drake Medical Plastics Adds Solvay’s Ixef® PARA Rod to the Portfolio

Solvay’s medical-grade Ixef® is now globally available in rod stock from its channel partner Drake Medical Plastics that can be precisely machined to create appearance prototypes of single-use...

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Jul 16, 2019 | Product News

Newly Engineered Thermoplastic Alloy by Polyscope Polymers for Medical Segment

Polyscope Polymers B.V. has introduced a new engineering thermoplastic XILOY™ SO2315 alloy combining the benefits of SMA and PMMA to meet the needs of the rapidly growing point-of-care (POC)...

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Jul 11, 2019 | Industry News

New State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility of Foster Corporation to Expand Business

Foster Corporation, the provider of polymer material solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industries, has developed a new state-of-the-art 55,780 ft2 (5,182 m2) manufacturing facility to...

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Jul 4, 2019 | Industry News

Acquisition of OMNOVA by Synthomer plc - A Definitive Agreement

Synthomer plc, a United Kingdom-based specialty chemical company acquires OMNOVA Solutions Inc. into a definitive agreement for $10.15 per share in cash...

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Jul 1, 2019 | Product News

K 2019: DuPont to Showcase Innovation Driven Silicone and Polymer Solutions

At K 2019, DuPont will showcase cutting-edge solutions in the areas of advanced mobility, enabled connections and smarter healthcare. The company with also present technology-based innovation...

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Jun 20, 2019 | Product News

ELIX Polymers Adds Two New ABS Grades for 3D Printing Equipment FDM Applications

ELIX Polymers has added two new ABS grades to the Ultimaker Marketplace for 3D printing equipment FDM applications. ELIX 3D-FC is certified for medical applications and ELIX 3D-HI is particularly...

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Jun 18, 2019 | Industry News

New Silione Polymer-based Composite with Shape Memory Activated by Magnetism

Researchers have developed a new composite material whose shape memory is activated by magnetism. The new materials offers numerous applications in medicine, electronics, space flight, and robotics...

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Jun 10, 2019 | Industry News

WACKER Inaugurates Production Line for Silicone Elastomers in China

WACKER has inaugurated a new production line for silicone elastomers at its Zhangjiagang site in China. HCR grades are used in various industry sectors such as the automotive, medical, electrical...

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May 27, 2019 | Industry News

DSM Partners with Adaptive3D to Distribute New 3D Printable Photopolymer

DSM & Adaptive3D have join hands to produce & distribute Soft ToughRubber, a new 3D printable photopolymer which will enable innovation in medical models, wearable electronics or consumer products...

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