Medical

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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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: LSR in the Spotlight

LSR remains a popular topic, visible at numerous molding demos at the show.
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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: More Customized TPEs Emerge

From satin-smooth for consumer goods to medical-grade materials, new TPEs are more targeted to customized applications. 
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Extrusion Tooling: Reciprocating Head Allows Profile-Shape Changes 'On the Fly'

Device eliminates the need to change tools to accomodate different profile shapes, eliminates assembly of finished profile.