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Cyclic Olefin Copolymer: Alternative Resin For Medical Packaging
With Barex production winding down, processors serving the medical market are eyeing replacements. Some have already commercialized new packages with COC.
Savvy Molder Willing To Share Its Smarts
OCTEX adds advanced metrology technology to brand-new lab, and will make it available to other molders.
How to Select and Process High-Density Thermoplastic Materials
Choosing and working with high-density materials requires special knowledge in the areas of applications, mold design, and processing. Here are best practices that should increase your understanding.
Medical & Automotive Molder Explores New Technologies for Tooling & Cooling
Additive manufacturing and liquid-CO2 spot cooling are the firm’s newest tools for boosting productivity and quality.
Collaboration in Catheters
Medical Murray has developed innovative catheter technologies by working with its customers and down its supply chain.
Advanced Tri-Layer Tubing for Balloon Catheters
Putnam Plastics’ proprietary extrusion process produces tri-layer tubing with improved tensile, burst and elongation properties.
PolyOne Acquires Certain TPE Technologies from Kraton
A broader offering of SBC-based TPEs will now be available from PolyOne.
Novel Class of Super-High-Elongation Silicones for Molding
Gelest's "revolutionary" two-component silicone elastomer is aimed at microfluidics and implantable medical devices, with LSR versions underway.
Novel Process Opens Up Vast Landscapes for Biobased Materials
DuPont and ADM develop new process to make high-purity fructose derivative for conversion to biobased chemicals and materials.
U.S.-Made High-Melt-Strength PP Tackles Wide Range of Applications
Total’s new HMS-PP signals both increased interest in the material and a source of domestic production.