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Catheter technology combines radiopacity and transparency

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Permalink

A patent pending technology that enables the production of catheters that are both radiopaque and translucent to the naked eye was introduced by NEU Specialty Engineered Materials LLC, a subsidiary of PolyOne Corp., at the MD&M West show this week in Anaheim, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Extrusion read more

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Flame-retardant medical-grade TPU gains converts

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Permalink

Lubrizol Advanced Materials (Cleveland, OH) featured a flame-retardant medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer (TPE)—an industry first, according to the company—at MD&M West this week in Anaheim, CA. Flame retardancy is not typically among the litany of properties that medical device manufacturers demand of materials, but there is a need for it in some applications, according to Ralf Hüther, Global Medical Device Manager, LIfeScience Polymers, at Lubrizol. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical polymers Molding Extrusion read more

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Micro extruder targets booming medical applications

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 | Permalink

American Kuhne (Ashaway,RI) is leveraging its custom engineering capabilities to target fast-growing micro extrusion applications in the medical market. The company showed the first micro extruder for the American market at MD&M West last month in Anaheim, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics extrusion American Kuhne bioresorbable read more

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Eastman: Fiber laser welding will boost medical role of copolyesters

Friday, March 1st, 2013 | Permalink

Use of high-performance fiber lasers introduced at NPE 2012 may significantly advance use of a variety of clear plastics in medical applications, such as fluid bags now made from polyvinyl chloride. Eastman Chemical announced at MD&M West held in Anaheim, CA last month that the technology developed by IPG Photonics (Oxford, MA) has significant potential for advancing its clear copolyester plastics. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics Eastman IPG Photonics read more

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FDA guidance on ‘human factors’ triggers new medical designs

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

One of the hot topics at MD&M West last week in Anaheim, CA was recent guidance from the Food & Drug Administration on application of human factors and usability engineering to medical device design. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  PolyOne medical plastics TPE MD&M read more

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