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

Jul 28, 2017 12:00 PM 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

Jun 14, 2017 4:15 PM News

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

Apr 26, 2017 1:45 PM News

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

Feb 28, 2017 11:00 AM News

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

Nov 28, 2016 11:55 AM 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

Sep 28, 2016 2:05 PM 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

Jun 3, 2016 2:38 PM News

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

Jan 6, 2016 4:22 PM News

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

Jun 4, 2015 4:00 PM News

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

May 13, 2015 10:15 AM News

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

Jul 7, 2014 1:08 PM 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

Jun 9, 2014 9:22 PM 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

Dec 3, 2013 4:06 PM Technology

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

Nov 15, 2013 12:44 PM 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

Nov 14, 2013 3:36 PM 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

Oct 29, 2013 12:11 PM 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

Aug 21, 2013 9:39 AM 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

Aug 20, 2013 3:49 PM 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

Jun 20, 2013 12:00 AM Technology

American Kuhne's specialism in medical plastic extrusion equipment is far reaching. They have a strong emphasis on research and development, a recent example being recent work involving optimised vertical PEEK extrusion. more

Apr 26, 2013 3:02 PM Technology