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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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Coupling agent enables PVC replacement by polyolefins in W&C

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 | Permalink

A new series of coupling agents reportedly allow halogen-free polyolefin compounds to efficiently replace PVC in flame retardant wire and cable solutions. Polybond modifiers are supplied by Addivant USA (Middlebury, CT), the former antioxidant and UV stabilizer solutions business of Chemtura . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Lubrizol targets rubber in medical cable insulation

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Lubrizol (Cleveland, OH) continues to broadly expand its specialty thermoplastic polyurethane compounds for the medical market. One of its announcements at MD&M East in Philadelphia today was an all-new proprietary flame-retardant designed to accelerate the replacement of rubber in wire and cable insulation used in hospitals. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  Lubrizol thermoplastic polyurethane flame retardant read more

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Chinaplas 2013: Regulations force PU foam flame retardant rethink

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

Regulations governing the usage of flame retardants in polyurethane (PU) foam used in furniture and automotive applications are prompting additive suppliers to tailor their formulations to meet regional requirements. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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