Capsule endoscopy means many gastrointestinal diseases can be detected and Covestro’s polycarbonate has a key role to play more

15 Mar 2016 09:22 News

Trinseo is introducing its model for global production and fulfillment of its Calibre Polycarbonate Resins at MD&M West more

9 Feb 2016 14:45 News

RTP Company, a compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is offering tribology data from a friction test to help designers of drug delivery devices select the best possible material for single-use applications more

10 Sep 2015 10:07 News

Qosina announces the addition of their four winged female luer lock to barb connectors. more

25 Jun 2015 09:47 Technology

Bayer MaterialScience has introduced a new polycarbonate blend developed specifically for wearable medical devices - reflecting the growing trend towards consumer-targetted healthcare devices. more

19 Feb 2015 09:55 Technology

A group of companies representing the interests of manufacturers of polycarbonate and other materials containing bisphenol A (BPA) have expressed their disappointment following a proposal by the French Senate to restrict BPA. more

23 Oct 2013 00:00 News

Following a thorough literature review, MPN can confirm no evidence exists that bisphenol A is dangerous and is on a par with caffeine. An adult would have to ingest 600 kg of BPA-contacted food a day to approach the daily intake limit set by the EU. more

27 Sep 2013 10:21 Technology


Source: Bayer MaterialScience.

Bayer MaterialScience has written about two portable medical devices which patients carry around with them to provide therapy for ongoing diseases. The material technology used by the device makers will be on show at K in October. more

14 Aug 2013 09:19 Technology


Source: Bayer MaterialScience.

Bayer MaterialScience and LanXess, both based at Leverkeusen, Germany, have reported declining sales in Q2 2013. Both companies quote problems in Asian markets which were growing last year. more

6 Aug 2013 10:00 News 1 Comments

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Source: Styron.

Users of Stryon's Calibre Megarad polycarbonate and Magnum ABS can benefit from the services of specialist medical polymer distributor Velox thanks to a recent partnership between the two companies. more

14 Jun 2013 08:00 News

Comparing moulding performance properties of materials is useful when considering design for manufacturability, especially with high volume devices. This technical comparison of PC with copolyester was presented by Bayer at Antec. more

11 Jun 2013 08:00 Technology

PlasticsEurope have criticised the French General Assembly's adoption of a law proposal to impose a use restriction for BPA-based food contact packaging from January 2015. more

5 Dec 2012 00:00

Global demand for polycarbonate is expected to grow at an average of almost 5% a year, reaching around 4.5 million metric tons by the end of 2016, according to a new market study from market information and analysis giant IHS. more

15 May 2012 00:00 News