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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 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 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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Mar 13, 2019 | Product News

Evonik’s New Radiopaque PEEK to Replace Metal in Medical Implants

Evonik has expanded its product range of biocompatible high-performance polymers of its VESTAKEEP® PEEK brand for medical technology with launch of a new radiopaque plastic material of implant...

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Mar 1, 2019 | Product News

New Kind of Shape Memory Polymer Developed by Researchers

Researchers in the College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a material, a new kind of shape memory polymer (SMP) that could have major implications for health care...

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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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Jan 29, 2019 | Product News

Thermoplastics Solutions for Medical Devices & Equipment: RTP Company at MD&M West 2019

RTP Company will showcase its thermoplastic pellets, sheet, and film products for medical devices and equipments focusing on lightweighting solutions, durable materials for mobile medical equipment...

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Jan 28, 2019 | Product News

Polyplastics Announces New DURACON® POM PM Series for Medical & Healthcare Applications

The Polyplastics Group has announced the development of the DURACON® polyoxymethylene (POM) PM series for drug contact and delivery applications for the medical and healthcare market. The first...

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