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10/4/2011

MATERIALS: Lower Cost TPEs for Medical Uses

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new, lower cost alternative TPE is available for medical applications from physical-therapy straps and medical pads to PVC-replacement tubing.

 

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new, lower cost styrenic TPE is available for medical applications from physical-therapy straps and medical pads to PVC-replacement tubing. Extrudable and injection moldable StarMed TPE is available from soft 8 Shore A to harder 60 Shore D from Star Thermoplastics, Broadview, Ill. They are clear or translucent, FDA-compliant, and non-allergenic; and soft grades have a rubbery feel.

 

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