MEDICAL PRODUCTS

Materials

Materials: LSR Grades Offer Low-Temperature Curing, Primerless Adhesion to Copolyester

Curing at a lower temperature makes it feasible to overmold the materials onto heat-sensitive substrates, including copolyesters.
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Medical

Materials: New LSR Cures, Forms in the Body

Patented LSR delivery system allows implantation of pre-sterilized materials for in-situ cure and forming within the body.
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Sheet Extrusion

New Control Platform, Plus Lines for Sheet, Tubing

Navigator control system now extends to all of the company's brands, including Graham Engineering, Welex, and American Kuhne.
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Packaging

Injection Molding: At NPE, U.S. Debut of Arburg’s Largest Machine Yet in a Brand-New Design

Besides a brand-new machine design, Arburg will present cells molding automotive composites, medical, LSR, and packaging applications, as well as Industry 4.0 multiprocess integration and Freeformer 3D printing.
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LIM & LSR Molding

Injection Molding: LSR Auto Cavity Balancing, New Decorating Process & High-Speed Cap Molding at Engel’s NPE Exhibit

Engel’s 9 machine cells at NPE2018 cover medical, packaging, automotive, telectronics, and technical injection molding.

Micro-Molding

Wittmann Battenfeld Shows Two New Machines in Work Cells for Medical, Packaging, and Automotive

The U.S. market is getting its first look at Wittmann Battenfeld’s high-speed, all-electric EcoPower Xpress for packaging, and its MicroPower two-shot micromolder.
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Medical

Materials: Medical TPEs for Face Masks & Cushions

Teknor’s two families of medical-grade TPEs include a deformation-resistant series for flexible masks.

Automotive

Injection Molding: Hot Runner for Tight Spacing Of Small Parts

Side-gated hot runner called ideal for direct gating of small parts with a compact mold.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

EXTRUSION: Planetary Cutter Offers More Precision for Medical Tubing

Secondary off-line finishing is said to be all but eliminated.