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Medical Plastics

Solvay has unveiled a new polymer suitable for implantable devices as part of its specialities portfolio. more

29 Nov 2017 16:41 Materials

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

24 Nov 2017 15:15 Machinery

The British Plastics Federation and Axion started RecoMed to create a circular industry for hospital waste. more

20 Nov 2017 12:31 Industry News

The design and capabilities of polymers will be central to the future of medicine, according to the Head of Drug Delivery at GlaxoSmithKline(GSK). more

9 Nov 2017 15:10 Materials

Boddingtons has been celebrating a successful Interplas 2017 in which the company has already clinched a number of new business prospects with more to follow over the coming weeks. more

28 Sep 2017 10:43 Interplas 2017

Interplas to host new platform for Medical Plastics Manufacturing. more

30 Aug 2017 12:03 Interplas 2017

Teknor Apex has set out its high-flow Medalist MD-23100 series of TPV elastomers, which range from very soft to semi-hard, do not need pre-drying, and have a light natural hue for ease of colouring. more

26 Jul 2017 10:10 Materials

Five biomaterials researchers have started a project with Lucideon in Stoke-on-Trent, moving from its twin town of Erlangen to develop anti-microbial materials. more

24 Jul 2017 13:45 Industry News

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Students at the University of Huddersfield have won an award for giving a 3D Printed ‘bionic’ hand to a ten-year-old girl from North Wales. more

13 Jul 2017 15:44 Industry News

Kent based medical parts moulder Boddingtons will be exhibiting its world class moulding services when it attends Interplas this September. more

13 Jul 2017 14:09 Interplas 2017

Scheme to recover medical waste PVC wins award for BPF and Axion Consulting. more

5 Jul 2017 14:08 Industry News

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

5 Jul 2017 12:06 Industry News

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

4 Jul 2017 14:31 Materials

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MTTS

Solvay’s Udel PSU is part of a respiratory machine for babies that gives it a sterilisable humidifier housing. more

1 Jun 2017 09:58 Machinery

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SPE

The Society of Plastics Engineers held an awards ceremony in Anaheim, California, to recognise plastics innovation. more

15 May 2017 11:10 Industry News

Teknor Apex’ new TPE gels Medalist MD-16100 and 10100 beat limitations of standard gels, giving device makers a cost-effective alternative to silicones. more

9 May 2017 09:35 Materials

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston, Birmingham, is pioneering the use of 3D printing with Stratasys, for maxillofacial surgery. more

28 Apr 2017 13:59 Industry News

The results of a joint study on the environmental stress cracking resistance (ESCR) of SABIC’s thermoplastic materials used for medical device enclosures have been published, and will reportedly provide manufacturers with “new options”. more

21 Mar 2017 11:01 Materials

Solvay, a leading polymeric materials corporation, has launched a product line for the dental sector. more

21 Mar 2017 09:59 Materials

Closing the gap on pharmaceutical counterfeiting

Kevin Heap of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK, explains how specialist medical and pharmaceutical closure moulders are using the latest injection moulding precision techniques to keep one step ahead of counterfeiters to protect trademarked brand integrity. more

21 Mar 2017 09:33 Guest Blog