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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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PVC-free medical plastics processing propels Eldon James

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 | Permalink

A Colorado plastics processing company is significantly expanding capacity in response to growing demand for PVC- and silicone-free tubing and injection molded fittings for the medical and food markets. Eldon James is adding 10 injection molding machines and two extrusion lines to a consolidated 75,000-sq-ft facility in Denver, where the company’s headquarters are located. The expansion will be complete by the end of August, President and co-owner Marcia Coulson said in an interview with PlasticsToday. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  PVC TPE Eldon James read more

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Sil-Pro expands cleanroom and forecasts 25% sales growth

Monday, March 11th, 2013 | Permalink

Forecasting growth of 25% this year in medical sales, Sil-Pro (Delano, MN) recently expanded cleanroom molding capacity and is already planning a new cleanroom with additional equipment. The current growth is coming in thermoplastic injection molding for Sil-Pro, which was launched in 1998 as a silicone molding specialist and now has 20 LIM machines. The company also operates a Davis-Standard silicone extruder. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Sil-Pro medical plastics silicone LIM read more

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Making Nanotechnolgy Safer for Breast Implants | StemCell Therapy …

Sunday, May 6th, 2012 | Permalink

While no medical device is free of risks, silicone breast implants still present a relatively high level of risk. This makes nanotechnology a … (2) http ://www.biotechblog. org / rss . xml . URL: http ://www.biotechblog. org / rss . xml …

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