A new TPU alloy from New England Urethane, North Haven, Conn., provides softness and high elongation for medical applications including disposable thin-wall tubing for laparoscopic surgery.

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A new TPU alloy from New England Urethane, North Haven, Conn., provides softness and high elongation for medical applications including disposable thin-wall tubing for laparoscopic surgery. Neuthane N8511 H series grades boast vertical elongation of 800% and high tensile strength. Favorable stretch characteristics enable instruments of various sizes to be inserted into the tube. Shore A hardnesses range from 65 to 75. The products contain no phthalates. (203) 239-9629 • www.neuinc.com