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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Kraiburg

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

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

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