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Issue 38

Drew Rogers, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, looks at extrusion and moulding, and the advantages and disadvantages of processing methods for medical silicone polymers more

Opinion

Davis-Standard’s explains how its medical tubing expertise thrives on perpetual innovation more

News

Biofabrication of Orthopaedics in a New Era (BONE) will study how biodegradable polymers with bioactive properties can steer cell activity and tissue regeneration more

News

Organic and biodegradable, bioplastics can be used in a range of biomedical applications. Pyam Ramnes explains more

Opinion

Cikautxo Medical explains why silicone parts are moving to micro manufacturing more

News

Ineos Styrolution examine styrenic solutions for the medical device sector. more

News

3M reveals its latest adhesive and why medical device manufacturers might be interested in its development. more

News

Marie Crane, Dow Food, Pharma & Medical, explains how silicone adhesives for wearable medical devices promote compliance and innovation. more

Opinion

Vancive Medical Technologies and Pronat Medical explain why material selection matters when it comes to skin-worn wearables. more

, , Opinion

Lindsay Brownell, Wyss Institute, explains how medical-grade bio-glue inspired by slugs sticks to biological surfaces without toxicity. more

News

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

News

Proactivity and due diligence are the key to success for new MDR roll-out, says Peter Rose, Maetrics more

Opinion

Lorna Brazell and Piet Weinreich, Osborne Clarke examine the issue surrounding software and when it may or may not fall under medical device regulations. more

, Opinion

Conducting plastics found in smartphone screens can be used to trick the metabolism of pathogenic bacteria, report scientists at the Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center at Karolinska Institutet in the scientific journal npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. more

News

Lu Rahman talks about the recent findings of plastic being found in water across the globe and what the medical plastics industry holds for future innovations. more

Opinion

Schöttli explains how clever mouldmaking solutions help meet the growing demands of medical manufacturers. more

News

Medical Plastics News is behind a new feature for this year’s Interplas Show at the NEC, Birmingham. more

News