Continuous patient-monitoring systems require materials that are durable enough to protect interior components but will not irritate the patient’s skin.
Dow Corning’s newest liquid silicone rubbers (LSR) for the medical device industry promise improved molding and mechanical properties.
Victrex now offers PAEK and carbon fiber based unidirectional (UD) tape and laminate panels.
Slit valves stay open in food and pharmaceutical dispensing.
Solvay's new medical-grade PESU boasts retention of transparency and stiffness at high temperatures.
PolyOne's Versaflex HC overmolding TPEs for medical devices also have excellent bonding to other key plastics.
Wacker has developed new highly-transparent LSRs for LEDs and optical components.
Milliken's new NX UltraClear concentrates for PP are aimed at replacing PS food packaging.
Metabolix's new line of a-PHA grades serve as performance additives for PVC, PLA.
PolyOne's new GLS TPEs combine a silky feel with gleaming metallic color.