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Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs)

Conair Group, together with technology partners Davis Standard and Zumbach Electronics, are demonstrating production of extruded 4.5-mm (0.18-inch) thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) medical tubing and ABS 1.7mm 3-D-printing filament at MD&M West 2020. Read more

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Manufacturer Trelleborg will exhibit advanced polymer solutions for healthcare and medical applications during the event. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes caught up with three exhibitors who will be present at this year's Pharmapack event to find out about what the companies are exhibiting during the show. Read more

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Davis-Standard will exhibit a running ThermoPlastic Elastomer (TPE) tubing and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) filament line during this year’s event. Read more

North America

Colorite, a Tekni-Plex business, are exhibiting a line of ThermoPlastic Elastomer (TPE) compounds for medical device applications during Medica 2019. Read more

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United Soft Plastics (USP), a manufacturer and custom compounder of ThermoPlastic Elastomers (TPEs) has announced the opening of a new 10 million lb production facility in Houston. Read more

North America

Mark Crawford, Eldon James Corporation, explains why thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) offer the perfect tubing replacement as silicone supplies dwindle. Read more

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Materials solutions provider Trinseo will introduce its portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for medical devices at MD&M West and Pharmapack, along with its rigid plastics offering. Read more

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Plastic materials are electrical insulators by their own nature. This feature is usually a positive in most applications but it can generate problems when the final product undergoes rubbing stress. Read more

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A medical compounds company will expand its thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds range for healthcare and other applications. Read more

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PolyOne has announced the opening of a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) production line at its Pune facility in India, as well as a technology centre for new and existing R&D activities. Read more

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A new series of medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for peristaltic pump tubing has been released by Teknor Apex Company. Read more

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Alison Schweda, principal scientist for extractables and leachables chemistry will give an overview on determining the compatibility of elastomer products for pharmaceutical and medical device packaging at the 2018 Thermoplastic Elastomers US Summit. Read more

North America

Teknor Apex will introduce new medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) at NPE2018, later this year. Read more

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Custom compounds producer Teknor Apex iwill introduce its new thermoplastic elastomers at MD&M West 2018. Read more

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Polymer science company, DuPont Performance materials is showcasing the filament form of its high-performance materials for 3D printing at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference. Read more

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Devices

Peter M Galland and Ross Van Royen, Teknor Apex Company, discuss the challenges in compounding medical polymers Read more

Opinion

Emerging technologies and materials that provide improvements for medical device manufacturer are crucial in medtech. These five things are the ones to look out for in the medical plastics sector of 2016 Read more

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