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Medical Musings: The best in device design sparkles at MD&M East

Friday, June 21st, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites The 2013 Medical Design Excellence Awards announced at MD&M East in Philadelphia this week reflect the growing importance of advanced materials technology in best-in-class devices. 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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