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Silicones

Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices, components, and minimally invasive solutions, has developed a new technology which is able to continuously measure the inner geometry of silicone tubes. Read more

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AGHealth, a medical device company specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology, has launched a reusable silicone insert product for women struggling with bladder weakness. Read more

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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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Global manufacturer Avantor’s brand, NuSil is set to host Designing with Silicone. This seminar will aim to explore the capabilities of silicone, and look at how the material could help solve common design challenges and thus enable innovation. Read more

North America

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

Technology

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

Devices

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

Devices

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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