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BioStable, based in Austin, Texas, has agreed to use Solvay's Radel polyphenylsulfone in heart valve repairs. more

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Researchers at the Catholic University of Korea have published findings on research into BPA-free colour fasteners in thermally printed tickets and receipts. more

Materials

Germany's Velox to distribute antimicrobial raw materials from Life Technologies. more

Materials

German plastics specialist Covestro has released a new polycarbonate for medical applications, Makrolon Rx3440. more

Materials

The US group PolyOne has widened its offering in plastics additives for medical treatment with a launch at MD&M West. more

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machinery company, is working on child-proof and anti tamper closures that remain accessible to the elderly and infirm. more

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Addmaster has invented a wipe clean lighting cord that snaps under excess pressure, to prevent hangings in hospitals. more

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White Horse Plastics has successfully produced its first batches of syringe luer tapers on its moulding machinery from Wittmann Battenfeld. more

Machinery

Workplace safety at Summit Systems has improved after it established a committee to take care of health and safety awareness plans. more

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Chronic sufferer of tingling irritation from clothes receives 3D printed shield. more

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German compounder Albis has released its list of new additions to its materials grades for medical use. more

Materials

Hospital patients and staff using iPads will help to control infection with silver ion incorporation to the ‘Tough-PAC’ cases. more

Materials

Albis Plastic has expanded its healthcare product portfolio by adding Texin RxT TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer) types from Covestro. more

Materials