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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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Putnam adds American Kuhne line to boost R&D

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 | Permalink

Putnam Plastics will place significant focus on research into advanced technologies for medical catheters in a recently completed 92,000 s.f. plant in Dayville, CT, CEO Jim Dandeneau said in an interview today at MD&M East in Philadelphia.  Among the investments in the new R&D area is an extrusion line from American Kuhne Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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New Foster compound tackles catheter tackiness

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Philadelphia—Materials technology is advancing rapidly for demanding medical plastics applications, such as catheters. At MD&M East today in Philadelphia, specialty compounder Foster Corp. (Putnam, CT), unveiled ProPell thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and polyether block amide (PEBA) compounds for improved manufacturing and handling of medical catheters.  Foster said that the new compounds dramatically reduce tackiness and friction in soft, flexible polymers while maintaining other physical properties of the unmodified polymers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Futurity.org – To treat cystic fibrosis, drug mimics HIV

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 | Permalink

“While cystic fibrosis patients are our initial target and a very high-priority target, we also could look at infections associated with burns or indwelling medical devices , such as venous catheters. “We could even look to the biodefense realm, in terms of a rapid, handheld nebulizer treatment that soldiers could use in the case of exposure to a bioterrorism agent.” The researchers have taken out several US and international … Follow Futurity. RSS feeds Facebook Twitter …

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Senate Democrats Vote To Repeal Obamacare Tax

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

But that's what happened Thursday night when the Senate voted 79-20 to repeal a 2.3 percent sales tax on medical devices such as catheters, pacemakers and MRI machines, which was intended to help to finance coverage …

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