NEW TPE-S compounds said to improve performance of medical cable assemblies

A supplier of cable assemblies for medical devices has replaced thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers, which is a standard material for these applications, with new styrenic thermoplastic elastomer (TPE-S) compounds from Teknor Apex Co. (Pawtucket, RI). Minnesota Wire (St. Paul, MN) cites the material’s performance, both initially but especially following autoclaving cycles, as a reason for making the switch. A choice of colors instead of the standard-issue natural and black also helped tip the balance. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical materials Injection molding extrusion read more

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NEW TPE-S compounds said to improve performance of medical cable assemblies

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