MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Molds & Tooling

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

Medical

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).

Packaging

Additives: Patented Anti-Counterfeit System for Plastics

Polyfil now offers Kafrit’s Tracer technology in the Americas.
#pet #polystyrene #pvc

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Extrusion Tooling: Reciprocating Head Allows Profile-Shape Changes 'On the Fly'

Device eliminates the need to change tools to accommodate different profile shapes, eliminates assembly of finished profile.
#dies

Consumer Products

Materials: Flame-Retardant, Impact-Modified PC/PBT

New additions to extensive portfolio of UL listed resins and blends for E/E/ from Polymer Resources.

Materials

Materials: Self-Bonding LSR Optimizes Overmolding with Specialty Copolyester

Momentive’s new LSR series enables overmolding with Eastman’s Tritan in a single-step process.
#Elastomers

Post-Processing

Welding: Advanced Ultrasonic Servo Presses

MS Ultrasonic Group’s new family of welders features an integrated servo drive and patented technology.

Medical

Material Handling: New Loaders and Receivers Handle Smaller Throughputs for Medical Jobs

Cleanroom-ready design and construction make them well suited for medical processing applications on injection molding machines up to 400 tons.