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Plastics & Elastomers
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Plastics & Elastomers
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Medical Plastics Materials & Applications: Innovations Update 2024

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Thursday Sep 12, 2024

Dive deep into the latest breakthroughs in medical-grade plastics boasting exceptional performance and precision. Propel your medical device manufacturing to the forefront! Enroll today and transform your product development with the latest medical plastics innovation!


Join leading industry expert Donald Rosato, and learn how latest innovative materials can be translated to real-world benefits. Some key innovations include:


  • New plastic development that offers strong chemical resistance, impact strength, and UV resistance for small medical devices.
  • Latest single-piece medical valve which that cuts costs, avoids leaks, and allows customization for various medical bags.
  • New coating that offers high water vapor barrier for sustainable, thinner pharmaceutical blister films.

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Donald Rosato Presented By:
Donald Rosato
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Innovation
Level: Intermediate

Next Session: Sep 12, 2024
10:00 a.m. (New York City)
4:00 p.m. (Paris)

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Why should you attend?

The medical device industry is undergoing a revolution driven by advancements in plastic materials and processing machinery. New plastic materials and processing machinery for medical devices are helping to raise performance and precision while existing plastic materials used in a range of medical products face challenges from updates in grades that enhance processability or performance.


Equip yourself with the latest knowledge and trends shaping the ever-evolving medical plastics industry and learn to capitalize on these exciting developments.


Here's a glimpse of what you'll explore:


  1. Material Advancements: Explore the properties and applications of various thermoplastics, blends, alloys, and specialty additives used in medical devices.
  2. Emerging Innovative Processing Techniques: Discover the benefits and applications of transitional extrusion, micro molding, and plastic part welding for complex medical devices.
  3. Regulatory Landscape: Navigate the critical aspects of certification and legislation governing medical plastics, ensuring compliance and patient safety.

Explore a range of medical applications innovations (syringes, catheters, implantable devices) with the most up-to-date knowledge in this dynamic field!

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for:


  • Medical device manufacturers and product developers seeking to leverage cutting-edge plastics.
  • Engineers and designers looking to integrate innovative materials into their creations.
  • Professionals in the medical device industry who want to gain a competitive advantage through advanced materials knowledge.


Complete the course and (unlock your personalized certificate) – your badge of accomplishment awaits!

Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during this session:

  1. Medical Plastics Market and Technology Overview
    • Market Drivers
    • Certification and Legislation
    • Technology Trends
    • SpecialChem Material selector

  2. Medical Plastic Material Advances
    • Thermoplastics
    • Blends, Alloys, and Compounds
    • Specialty Additives
    • Bioresorbables/Biocompatibles
    • High Purity Medical Plastics

  3. Medical Plastic Process Developments
    • Transitional Extrusion
    • Micromolding
    • Recycled plastics
    • Microfibers
    • Plastic Part Welding

  4. Medical Plastic Applications
    • Disposable Devices
    • Fluid Administration
    • Durable Devices
    • Drug Delivery Systems
    • Implantable devices

  5. The Future of Medical Plastics

  6. Major Plastics/Medical Players and Related References

  7. 30 mins Q&A - Ask your questions directly from the experts!

Have a Query? Email us for any help!

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Members Reviews

It was enough to see the innovations that are coming and to see how we can take advantage of the coming opportunities.

Jaime Juliao , from Essentia

Gave the newest update for medical plastic innovation.

Rachmawati , from CAPCX

The Q&A session was very helpful and showed the full expertise of Mr. Rosato.

Rens G. , from Wittenburg BV

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