MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing: First High-Purity PVDF 3D Printing Filament

Based on Arkema’s Kynar PVDF, Nile Polymer’s new filament is designed for large parts without dimensional warping.

Construction

Materials: High-Impact, FR-Modified PET Compound

PolyVisions new DuraPET FR is also available in a version made from recycled PET.
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Medical

It’s All About Speed at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Sumitomo Demag all-electric toggles and hybrid injection molding machines are molding high-speed medical and packaging applications.
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LIM & LSR Molding

Boy Machines Shows Its Full Range in Orlando

From a micromolder to a 110-ton LSR press, Boy will have six machines on display. 
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Automotive

Arburg Molding Cells Show Off LSR, High-Speed Packaging, Automotive Composites, and Industry 4.0

Arburg’s nine exhibits include an Allrounder 1120H (730 U.S. tons), molding eight components of folding step stool from a family mold and assembling via robot.
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Medical

Delicate Medical Molding: 4000 Bristles in One Shot!

Engel is molding eight interdental brushes having 500 bristles apiece, with less than a 2-g shot.
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Medical

Versatile Medical Grade TPEs

Elastocon TPE Technologies says the two grades can be injection molded, extruded or over-molded.  
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Engineering Resins

Materials: Copolyester Designed for Electronics Housings in Medical Devices

New copolyester available as a fully compounded, biocompatible, medical-grade polymer for medical device housings and hardware with strong impact and chemical resistance.

PET Processing

High-Speed Packaging & Medical Demos from Netstal

Injection molding technologies for packaging and medical molding are on display, with an emphasis on Industry 4.0 functionality. 
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Engineering Resins

Materials: New PC Stands Up to Disinfectants, Oncology Drugs

Testing apparatus designed to show PC luers can resist cracking while submerged and under force.