MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Automation

Injection Molding: New Automation Approach for Medical Pipette Tips

Hekuma’s fast and flexible new-generation system will be demonstrated at K 2019.
#kshow

Medical

Materials: SMA/PMMA for POC Medical Test Devices

Polyscope’s new alloy said to be a game-changer for point-of-care medical devices.
#Elastomers

LIM & LSR Molding

Materials: New LSRs Feature Optical Clarity & Nylon Bonding

Shin-Etsu’s latest are suited to lenses and medical devices.
#Elastomers

Additives

Colorants: New System Allows Custom Liquid-Color Matching by Molders

PolyOne and 3M collaborate on quick recipe generation and mixing/dosing of liquid colors for in-house color matching by short-run injection molders.
#color

Medical

Materials: Portfolio of Novel PBT Compounds Derived from rPET

SABIC’S LNP Elcrin iQ compounds aim to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste.
#pet

Heating & Cooling

Heating/Cooling: Sanitary Chillers, TCUs For Clean Rooms

Mokon’s new Pura-therm line includes cleanroom-ready chillers, TCUs and combination units.

Injection Molding

Cell Automates Overmolding, Inspection of Hypodermic Needles

Moldworx designed a mold, end-of-arm-tooling and automation cell to automate production of hypodermic needles, replacing manual post-mold gluing.

Medical

Materials: Non-Silver Antimicrobial Technology for PP, ABS, PC

Lotte’s new Evermoin technology boasts safe, effective, fast-acting, and durable protection in fight against healthcare associated infections.
#polyolefins

Automotive

Additives: High-Temperature Colorants for High-Temperature Resins in Healthcare Applications and More

PolyOne’s Colorant Chromatic colorant/additive masterbatches for polysulfone-based resins offered in custom and laser markable colors as well as pre-colored compounds.

Medical

Materials: Styrenic TPE for Medical Tubing Applications

Ineos Styrolution’s new Styroflex 4G80 comes with the company’s Essential HD Package (risk class 1 & 2).