PT ZONE: Medical

ADDITIVES: Emerald Performance Now Part Of American Securities
Leading specialty chemicals producer poised to continue growth trajectory under new ownership. More (+)
MATERIALS: TPU/Crosslinked Silicone Rubber for Overmolding TPEs
Hybrid of TPU and crossliked silicone rubber is safe for skin contact in wearable electronic applications. More (+)


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ADDITIVES: Antimicrobial Offers Long-Range Protection For Wide Range of Polyolefin Applications

A new broad-spectrum antimicrobial protection masterbatch positioned as a cost-effective option to silver-based additives.

FEA Software Predicts Material Response to Repeated Snap Fits

Improved finite-element modeling accounts for viscoelastic response to multiple stress-strain cycles.

"Arpro" EPP Manufacturer Exceeds Sustainability Goals; Launches EPE Sheet Foam Business Here

JSP, manufacturer of Arpro EPP, is ahead of the game in meeting its five-year target to reduce its carbon footprint, and has also now launched a new expandable PE sheet foam business in North America.

MEDICAL MOLDING: Configure Your Molding Machine Into a ‘Clean Room’

You can meet the stringent requirements of the medical market without having to invest in a full-blown production clean room.

Medical Equipment Production to Grow in 2014

Signs suggest increasing capacity utilization and capital equipment investment for processors in this market.

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OVERVIEW:
Medical

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Plastics are pervasive in medical, from tiny extruded catheters to tamper-evident medicine caps to huge MRIs that are built using thermoformed parts. Plastics have made health care simpler and less painful and made new techniques and prostheses possible. To compete in this market, processors need to have commitment to quality and consistency. In this zone you will learn about the tools, techniques, new materials and equipment that make this commitment possible.


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