MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Processes

Package Testing System for Healthcare & Food Packaging Markets

Ametek Mocon’s Dansensor Lippke 5000 tests for package integrity on the production floor or in the lab.

Medical

New Compounds Prevent Cracking of Medical Devices

  Avient’s new Trilliant HC BPA-free compounds boast improved chemical resistance over other flame-retardant thermoplastic healthcare formulations.  

Medical

Materials: PC Copolymer Helps Prevent Stress Cracking in Medical Devices

SABIC’s new addition to the LNP Elcres CRX copolymer family boasts exceptional resistance to chemicals and stress cracking.

Electronics

Hot Runners: Valve Gate Nozzle Offers Greater Wear Resistance

Husky’s Ultra Helix 250 T2 targets small parts weights with difficult-to-access gate locations, promising less maintenance and more longevity.

Electronics

Materials: First Flexible Acrylic Sheet Debuts on Arkema 4 Trimaran

Altuglas’s ShieldUp Flex flexible acrylic sheet is a major innovation in the world of transparent flexible plastic. 
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Construction

Materials: Novel TPU for Pneumatic Hoses and New Applications

BASF’s Elastollan 1598 is said to be the first ether-based TPU with the mechanical properties of ester-based TPU.

Engineering Resins

Materials: Biobased PEEK for the Medical Technology Market

Evonik’s Vestakeep Fusion biobased PEEK implant materials have osteoconductive properties.

Construction

Testing: Large-Format Multi-Sensor Vision System

Starrett’s AVX550 large-format vision system boasts best features of vision and touch-probe inspection

Automotive

Materials: Cost-Efficient PEEK as Replacement for PAI in Industrial Applications

Domo’s Thermec K, blended with a solid polymeric lubricant, is targeted for uses ranging from bushings & bearings to food processing machinery components.

Packaging

Additives: Silver-Based Antimocrobial for a Range of Applications

Ampacet’s GermsClean antimicrobial masterbatch is suitable for plastic films, sheets and molded components.