MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Medical

Materials: Wear-Resistant, High-Lubricity PC for Drug-Delivery Devices and Surgical Tools

Trinseo’s new Calibre PC said to provide a solution for the low-friction movement of one material over another.

Medical

Materials: PC Resins for Drug Delivery and Surgical Devices

Covestro launches two new medical-grade families of polycarbonate.

Elastomers

Materials: TPE for Biopharmaceutical Tubing

PolyOne’s Versaflex HC BT218 addresses increased interest in silicone alternatives.

Medical

Materials: Flame-Resistant Specialty Copolyesters for Electronic Medical Devices

Eastman’s newly expanded portfolio of Tritan MXF copolyesters includes flame-retardant grades for housing and hardware of electronic devices.
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Medical

Materials: Medical-Grade Compounds with Degradation Resistance and Enhanced for Laser Marking and Welding

Clariant is adding two new series to its Mevopur porfolio and marking its 10th year at MD&M West with the theme, The Color of Innovation – The Science of Design.
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Engineering Resins

Materials: Specialty Compounds Formulated for Surgical Robotic Systems

RTP Co. has developed thermoplastic compounds for monitors, instruments and staplers. 
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Consumer Products

Materials: New Medical-Grade TPEs Offer Economical and Productivity Advantages Over Silicones

Teknor Apex’s Medalist MD compounds include formulations with enhanced resistance to chemicals encountered in wearable applications. 

Consumer Products

Materials: Advanced Fluoropolymers Enhance Themoplastic Composites

AGC Chemical’s new Fluon resins and compounds boost strength heat tolerance, adhesion and more.
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Medical

Testing: Metrology-Grade, Highly-Accurate Desktop 3D Scanner

Exact Metrology now offers Artec Micro said to be ideal for scanning tiny parts such as connectors.

Automotive

Materials: Next Generation Conductive Masterbatch Technologies

RTP Co.’s new CCX line designed to mitigate ESD.
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