Fakuma takes place on 17-21 October in Friedrichshafen. As always the event offers plenty to excite any plastics processor more

5 Oct 2017 10:30 News

Extrusion and converting technology provider, Davis-Standard will be presenting its range of products at this year’s Medtec China. more

28 Jul 2017 12:00 News

Natvar has demonstrated a new tight-tolerance microextrusion medical tubing product line and has announced a global expansion of its silicone extrusion capabilities at MD&M East. more

14 Jun 2017 16:15 News

Steve Maxson, Graham Engineering Corporation outlines the key processing and workplace safety considerations when extruding fluoropolymer medical tubing. more

26 Apr 2017 13:45 News

Katie Karmelek, Vention Medical, discusses how digital innovations in sourcing extrusions have helped design engineers get products to market faster. more

28 Feb 2017 11:00 News

Dwain Tarmey, Vistamed discusses the jacketing of hypotubes and coils for the medical device industry. more

28 Nov 2016 11:55 News

A collaboration to create a silicone extrusion line has been announced by silicone materials manufacturer Bluestar Silicones and extrusion company Graham Engineering Corporation. more

28 Sep 2016 14:05 News

Raumedic will be presenting its core competencies of medical extrusion, moulding and assembly at MD&M East on June 14-16 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York more

3 Jun 2016 14:38 News

Graham Engineering Corporation and The Conair Group have entered an agreement to exchange extrusion equipment for the development of medical tubing technology more

6 Jan 2016 16:22 News

Manufacturer of masterbatches Grafe has announced it has invested in a new facility for the stimulation of extrusion blow moulding. more

4 Jun 2015 16:00 News

According to Vistamed, tightly controlled inputs deliver optimal performance when dealing with extrusion and catheter finishing more

13 May 2015 10:15 News

R&B Plastics Machinery has completed major rebuild/modernisation projects for Cardinal Health more

7 Jul 2014 13:08 News

Role play: As pressure increases on OEMS to get medical devices to market as quickly as possibly, John Brennan, plant manager at Kelpac Medical Ireland, discusses the valuable role custom extruders can play in this process more

9 Jun 2014 21:22 Technology

Gear Pump - Screen Changer Cart.gif

Source: Nordson KREYENBORG.

Germany's Nordson KREYENBORG has revealed an extrusion concept that combines a screen changer and gear pump on a single movable trolley, simplifying deployment, reducing footprint and providing easy access for filter media. more

3 Dec 2013 16:06 Technology

Compamed exhibitor Novoplast Schlauchtechnik, headquartered in Germany, has supplied the following article about medical tubing manufacturing. more

15 Nov 2013 12:44 Opinion


Source: Raumedic.

Ahead of Compamed next week, Germany's Raumedic is asking visitors to “follow our heart” and bring an idea to a polymer product that can benefit patients and restore health. It also promotes mouldable PTFE, Moldflon. more

14 Nov 2013 15:36 Technology

American Kuhne has introduced new Automatic Die Centering Technology with LaserLinc’s laser and ultrasonic measurement system. Tests prove seamless integration with LaserLinc for quick automatic control of tubing concentricity. more

29 Oct 2013 12:11 Technology

Helix Extrusions

Source: Helix Medical.

VistaMed will expand catheter manufacturing capacity in Ireland by 35,000 sq ft (3,252 sq m) in order to meet growing demand for braided catheter assemblies and thermoplastic extrusion. The expansion will also support a growing balloon business. more

21 Aug 2013 09:39 News

AK Fluro

Source: American Kuhne.

American Kuhne has developed a 16 mm micro extruder designed to process fluoropolymers for miniature medical device applications such as fine wire jacketing for neuromodulation, microdialysis tubing and neonatal intravenous (IV) catheter tubing. more

20 Aug 2013 15:49 Technology

American Kuhne Tip Warping Comparison.

Source: American Kuhne.

Producers of precision medical tubing used in medical device applications are confronted with very stringent product quality and process capability requirements. Steve Maxson of extrusion machinery maker American Kuhne explains how they help. more

20 Jun 2013 00:00 Technology