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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 23, 2007 | Industry News

NuSil Technology Launches Extension to Color Masterbatch Line for Healthcare Silicones

NuSil Technology, a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone-based materials for healthcare, aerospace, electronics and photonics, has launched an extension to its line of color masterbatches for...

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Feb 16, 2007 | Article

New photopolymer resin for stereolitography

The materials producer Hunstman Advanced Materials has introduced a new photopolymer under the trade name RenShape SL 7800 resin. According to the firm, its new material combines high impact...

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Feb 8, 2007 | Article

Improving the production of injected molded transparent parts

A research project between the two German institutes of the RWTH Aachen University, i.e. Institut für Oberflächentechnik (IOT) and Institut für Kunststoffverarbeitung (IKV), has allowed to improve...

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Feb 7, 2007 | Article

New polycarbonate grade for medical devices

The American subsidiary of the German materials producer Bayer MaterialScience has launched Makrolon® Rx1452i.e. a polycarbonate grade specially developed for the medical industry. This grade suits...

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Feb 5, 2007 | Industry News

Husky Introduces Injection Molding Systems for Barrier-coated Medical Disposables

Husky Injection Molding Systems, in conjunction with Nano Scale Surface Systems Inc., has introduced injection molding systems for the production of plastic medical disposables with an internal...

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Feb 20, 2007 | Article

Innovative check valves for intravenous drug delivery

Check valves are used to prevent fluid backflow that can impede intravenous drug delivery by changing the concentration and quantity of drug dosage. A research project led by the American firm ITW...

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Feb 12, 2007 | Industry News

Eastman Medical Demonstrates Healthcare Industry Commitment and Material Expertise At MD&M West

Eastman Chemical Company's medical market segment team will demonstrate its industry commitment and material expertise in medical device design, packaging, and healthcare supplies Feb. 13-15, 2007...

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Feb 7, 2007 | Industry News

Formatec brings Inhaler Expertise to Watchhaler® Breakthrough

RPC Formatec's expertise in inhaler technology has been instrumental in the development of the Watchhaler, a revolutionary new inhalation concept for children devised by Activaero, a Germany based...

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Feb 5, 2007 | Article

Composite spineboard

The Austrian firm Karl Niedersüss has designed a spineboard for emergencies that is lightweight and has a high toughness. This innovative spineboard is made from composites by using the HexFlow®...

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Feb 2, 2007 | Industry News

Eastman Participates at Medical Device Puerto Rico

Eastman Chemical Company will participate at the Medical Device Pureto Rico Exhibition & Conference from Feb. 1-2, 2007 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan at booth # 1709...

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