RSS

Medical Plastics

1564671150691_PLA-Schiene-web-1.jpg

Till Budde

The RECAST splint is made from PLA, and can be composted after use Read more

Materials

arburg_169036_arburg-preis_tum_2019_loewe.jpg

Benedikt Danquah

The 2019 edition of the Arburg Awards were presented to Dr –Ing Hannes Löwe and Maria Gabriele Bauer, as part of the Day of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the TUM Read more

Industry News

The patent will provide Parx’s biocompatible technologies with protection specifically in the orthopaedic field, further strengthening the company’s patent portfolio Read more

Materials

The material is in use on devices completing their final agency reviews and that are expected to be commercially available to medical professionals in the near future Read more

Materials

SteriTouch antimicrobial technology has been used in the RBR Legflow, a medical device used to increase blood flow to the limbs, reducing the risk of developing DVT Read more

Industry News

The event organised by the BPF provided an opportunity to see the production lines, learn about the company’s history and current operations, exchange ideas and network with one another Read more

Industry News

The newly relocated Med-Tech Innovation Expo, which took place for the first time at Birmingham’s NEC on 15th and 16th June, received high praise from visitors and exhibitors from the plastics industry thanks to its expanded size and features. Read more

Events

The first in-vivo trials incorporating the antimicrobial and antibiofilm technology show significant benefits of the technology in contact with damaged gums as it is delivering faster healing after prosthetic surgery Read more

Materials

The new and regulated solution is an important extension of the dedicated Borealis Bormed portfolio, and will be officially launched on the 6th February at Pharmapack 2019 Read more

Materials

The unique sterilisation tray is comprised of a thermoformed transparent lid and an opaque base tray made from Radel PPSU resin that secures with a metal clamping system Read more

Materials

Makrolon Rx2235 polycarbonate is biocompatible according to ISO 10993-1 test requirements and designed to be sterilised using gamma or e-Beam methods Read more

Materials

The resins are offered under the Mevopur brand name, and will be presented at the MD&M West tradeshow in Anaheim from February 5th to 7th Read more

Materials

The new PM series complements Polyplastics’ TOPAS COC, a high-purity material for a range of medical applications Read more

Materials

The new Apex PVC and Flexalloy PVC elastomer compounds are available in ten series, each with Shore A hardness from 50 to 90 for Apex grades and 40 to 80 for Flexalloy grades Read more

Materials

GettyImages-86206863_9x13.jpg

Borealis

Borealis and Borouge introduce Borealis Bormed PL8830-PH, the first controlled plastomers solution for the healthcare industry. Read more

Materials

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

Industry News

Researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have developed thin, flexible polymer-based materials for a medical device. Read more

Materials

171294380

Fitsco

Medical devices see clean through new threaded inserts by Fitsco. Read more

Materials

Davis-Standard to process medalist medical TPE on tubing production line at NPE, demonstrating Industry 4.0 technology. Read more

NPE 2018

The German raw materials distributor Velox has agreed a deal with Belgian plastics company Solvay for its polyarylamide for single-use medical tools. Read more

Materials