Medical Equip & Supply
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES
Plastics have transformed the medical equipment and supplies industry, creating new possibilities improving the standard of living for millions of people through medical supply improvements. The use of plastics is quickly growing in the areas of orthotics and prosthetics, taking advantage of plastics' unique characteristics.
Advantages of plastics
The advantages of plastics for Medical Equipment and Supplies are numerous. Plastics are much lighter than metal, which equate into better fuel economy and cheaper to manufacture parts. Additionally, the lighter weight aids in safer material handling. Plastics can be designed to be impact and dent resistant, and modified for improved strength. Corrosion resistance, color and texture flexibility, the economical components and aesthetics are other advantages of plastics.
Materials Utilized Within Industry
Medical materials that meet FDA and USP Class VI requirements and certifications and lot & batch traceability, include PEEK, Radel, Ultem, Acetal, Noryl, Polycarbonate and ABS.
Prime ABS Weather-X 200
Is an acrylic capped co-extruded ABS sheet, which can be produced as a two or three multilayer composite. The acrylic cap imparts a very high gloss, vibrant colors with superior depth of image, excellent UV protection, chemical resistance, toughness and excellent formability.
Prime Clear-X 200
Prime Clear-X 200 was designed and developed specifically for rigid packaging markets.
Prime ABS 750
Makrolon Environmental Resistance
Makrolon polycarbonate sheet may be used in a diverse range of environmental conditions. Consult this chart when thoroughly testing fabricated parts under actual in-service conditions.
Rochling Sustaplast Susta PC and Sustanat PC GF 20
Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for Susta PC and Sustanat PC GF 20
Rochling Sustaplast SustaPEI and SustaPEI GF 30
Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for SustaPEI and SustaPEI GF 30