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New liquid silicone rubber molding technology gives molders more process control

Monday, March 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Because it is biocompatible and withstands high temperatures, and has a number of desirable properties such as flexibility, transparency, and compatibility with thin-wall molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is increasingly specified for medical applications . The material is used in catheters, tubing, and sealing caps, and the growing homecare sector will further fuel demand for the material. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection Molding Medical Polymers materials and additives read more

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MD&M East: Silver platelets key to new antimicrobial approach

Friday, June 14th, 2013 | Permalink

Technologies to attack hospital infections are continuing to advance, including one that will be on display next week at MD&M East in Philadelphia Infinity Compounding Corp. (Logan Township, NJ), is launching a new line of antimicrobial concentrates and compounds at MD&M East. The new Inhibit antimicrobial additives are based on silver functionalized clay and prevent growth of bacteria, fungus and other microorganisms in a variety of applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  MD&M East antimicrobial read more

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Despite roadblocks, Cereplast sees opportunity in bag bans

Monday, June 10th, 2013 | Permalink

Back in April, after passing a nationwide plastic bag ban, the Italian government published a plastic bag decree in the Official Journal, with enforcement planned to begin on May 27, 2013. According to the decree, merchants must discontinue the use of traditional single-use plastic bags in favor of bioplastic bags or other alternatives. The law prohibits the use of Oxo biodegradable additives and requires Italian merchants to only use compostable applications as defined by EN 13432. read more

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