Engineering Resins

Materials: Medical TPEs Boast Excellent Adhesion to Engineering Plastics

Teknor Apex’s next-generation Medalist MD-3000 Series said to offer productivity advantages over silicones. 


Materials: TPEs for Skin and Mouth Contact Safety and Comfort

Kraiburg TPE adds new compounds for the dental and oral hygiene market.


Extrusion: New Extruder Line Targets Medical Applications

Series comes with a range of standard features. Customization also available.

Engineering Resins

Materials: Long-Fiber-Reinforced Engineered Compounds for Medical Equipment Components

Solvay’s Xencor LFT targeted to structural medical equipment parts such as gear systems.


Materials: Medical-Grade Compounds and Concentrates for Laser Welding

Clariant supports a ‘Quality by Design’ approach to laser welding of medical devices.
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Materials: Colored Polysulfones for Healthcare Applications

Techmer PM and BASF have launched colored Ultrason grades.


Materials: Modified PEBA and TPU Medical Compounds Resist Hydrolytic Degradation

Clariant’s new Mevopur medical compounds allow for high loadings of radiopaque metals.

Engineering Resins

Materials: Low COF Acetal for Smooth Medical Device Actuation

DuPont’s Delrin SC696 provides smoother surfaces and good colorability. 


Materials: Innovative PC Copolymers for Medical Equipment Housings and More

SABIC’s LNP Elcres CRX PC copolymers resist stress cracking in devices exposed to aggressive healthcare disinfectants and look promising for consumer electronics, mass transportation and industrial applications.


Packaging: New Systems for Seaming, Heading, Capping Squeeze-Tube Packaging

Side-seam smaller tubes and apply shoulders and caps automatically at high speed.