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Stephanie Steichen, technical service and development specialist, DuPont explains the challenges associated with medical wearable technologies. Read more

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Life sciences materials provider Avantor is highlighting its NuSil biocompatible silicone adhesives and other technologies at this year’s MD&M West. Read more

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Medical device manufacturer Flexan has announced it has expanded its portfolio following the acquisition of IntroMED last April and Medron in 2016 by introducing a full-service concept for silicone and thermoplastic medical devices. Read more

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Andrew Gaillard, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, explains how tests prove that the immersion method of production of implantable devices is effective Read more

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Global manufacturer Avantor wil be showcasing its NuSil brand of biocompatible silicone adhesive technologies at Medtec China this year, the company has announced. Read more

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Freudenberg Medical explores coatings and surface treatments for silicone and thermoplastic components. Read more

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A silicone adhesive that prevents abdominal stomas from leaking and provides a range of benefits for patients and healthcare professionals, has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise. Read more

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

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A team of researchers from ETH Zurich has developed a silicone heart that closely resembles a human heart. Read more

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Supplier of medical tubing solutions Natvar, has expanded its product portfolio with new silicone extrusion tubing capability. Read more

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A new tight-tolerance microextrusion medical tubing product line and a global expansion of its silicone extrusion capabilities will be featured by Natvar, at MD&M East, June 13-15, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City. Read more

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Markus Rössler, Raumedic outlines how silicone has a crucial role to play in the manufacture of medication and feeding pumps Read more

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Contract research and manufacturing organisation, Foster Delivery Science, and manufacturer ProMed Pharma have announced a commercial partnership to provide comprehensive contract services for pharmaceutical and combination device applications. Read more

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Global provider of silicones and silicon-based technology, Dow Corning, is exhibiting at MD&M West in Anaheim this year. Read more

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Breast implants and medicine in the UK are to be printed with barcodes to help improve patient safety. Read more

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Supplier of silicones and silicone solutions Dow Corning has presented its latest advances in high-end silicone technology at Compamed 2016. Read more

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Master Bond MasterSil 910Med is a one part acetoxy type silicone system that meets USP Class VI specifications for biocompatibility and ISO 10993-5 testing for cytotoxicity. Read more

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Primasil and Mobile Onboard, an on-bus technology developer, have collaborated on a silicone rubber wearable device that vibrates and flashes to tell visually or hearing impaired passengers when their stop is approaching Read more

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Christine Weber and Audrey Wipret, Dow Corning outline how silicone pressure sensitive adhesives are helping to meet the challenges of medical device adherence Read more

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A silicone-based polymer has been developed that can temporarily protect skin and with further development could be used to deliver drugs Read more

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