New therapy uses plasma and electrodes to promote wound healing more

13 Jun 2016 10:56 Devices

Josh Blackmore, RTP Company, discusses the advantages of using thermoplastic elastomers in healthcare devices, by Margaret Cox, RTP Company. more

13 May 2015 11:45 News

How TPEs are emerging as materials of choice for medical devices, by Ross Van Royen, Teknor Apex Company more

13 May 2015 10:55 News 1 Comments

At the Compamed exhibition ELASTO Sweden (Hall 8a, R14), part of the HEXPOL TPE group, presented the latest offering from its Mediprene portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers for medical device applications. more

17 Nov 2014 11:09 Technology

Elasto Sweden, part of the Hexpol TPE group of companies, has expanded its Mediprene range of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) for medical device applications with the addition of compounds optimised for blow moulding. more

18 Nov 2013 14:34 Technology


Source: ELASTO.

Mediprene TPE from Swedish TPE manufacturer ELASTO has been selected for a wrist worn arterial compression device, the Seal One device from Perouse Medical of France. more

31 Oct 2013 09:18 Technology

Actega ProvaMed

Source: Actega.

Ahead of its appearance as an exhibitor at the K show in October and Compamed in November, Actega has written about the benefits of its ProvaMed brand of medical grade TPEs, tested to ISO10993 and USP Class VI, for injection moulding. more

16 Aug 2013 10:35 Technology


Source: PolyOne.

PolyOne's Versaflex HC is for resealing applications. It avoids coring contamination, said to be characteristic of traditional vulcanised rubber, which can leave particles of material behind during needle insertion. more

1 Jul 2013 14:00 Technology

O’Sullivan Films is producing calendered films from Teknor Apex’s Medalist MD-500 elastomers. Working with Genesis Welding, the three companies believe their products have performance advantages over PVC while saving weight and cost. more

17 Jun 2013 08:00 Technology


Source: Kraiburg.

Kraiburg's Thermolast TPE has been tested and certified to passing ISO 10993-4, making it suitable for blood and drug contact devices. more

24 Apr 2013 15:34 Technology

Round up of news about biocompatible polymers and associated products featuring Hexpol, Wacker, NuSil, Dow, Teijin Aramid and Teknor Apex. more

10 Apr 2013 16:35 Technology