Industry’s broadest range of compounds for tubing to be featured at MD&M West 2016

Teknor Apex Company has developed the industry’s broadest range of compounds for tubing, and it will feature these products at MD&M West 2016 (Booth 2438). Teknor Apex now offers a comprehensive portfolio of medical-grade tubing compounds, including Apex flexible PVC, Flexalloy PVC elastomers, and Medalist® thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs). In addition, the company has developed Apex

New products from Teknor Apex include flexible PVC compounds with non-DEHP plasticizers, a Medalist TPE for solvent bonding and a rigid PVC for connectors

Teknor Apex now offers a comprehensive portfolio of medical-grade tubing compounds, including Apex flexible PVC, Flexalloy PVC elastomers, and Medalist thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs). In addition, the company has developed Apex SCR stress crack resistant rigid PVC compounds for tubing connectors. In addition to the DEHP-containing compounds that have long been the industry workhorse for tubing,

Pexco buys Precision Extrusion

Pexco said today that it acquired Precision Extrusion for an undisclosed amount. Glens Falls, N.Y.-based Precision Extrusion makes single lumen, multilumen, and co-extrusion tubing, acetal mandrel solid rods, wire-reinforced products and angiographic and guide catheter solutions, Pexco said. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Pexco is owned by Odyssey Investment Partners. “The acquisition represents yet another step begun in 2012 in

Positioning peristaltic rollers allows more precise dispensing

David Bach / BST-Bach Solutions & Technology, LLC Accurate dispensing affects a great deal of drug development and delivery. For instance, leading-edge pharmaceuticals, bio-tech “designer molecules” and high-potency compounds are tremendously expensive and come with difficult safety concerns that require accurate dispensing and aspirations. Many of these compounds are composed of proteins or synthetic molecular chains

CPC quick disconnect products adds dual port couplings

CPC (Colder Products Company), the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for plastic tubing, announces the addition of the DPC Series Couplings to its quick disconnect product offering. Designed specifically for use with dual fluid lines, the DPC Series couplings offer intuitive, simultaneous connections and disconnections with a single thumb latch. “By adapting

Teknor Apex to showcase wide range of PVC compounds for medical devices at Medtec China

Building on its international leadership role as a supplier of medical-grade PVC compounds, Teknor Apex Company has developed flexible and rigid formulations that address the special needs of device manufacturers. The company will highlight these capabilities at Medtec China 2015. “Teknor Apex produces or markets medical-grade PVC compounds in China, Singapore, Europe, and the United

Medical polymers market size worth $17.05 billion by 2020

The global medical polymers market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.4% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new report by Grand View Research. Shifting trends towards substitution of conventional materials by high performance polymers such as polypropylene and PVC in medical devices coupled with growing demand for medical equipments from emerging Asian healthcare

Catheter market is expected to reach $46.05 billion by 2020

The global catheter market is expected to reach USD 46.05 billion by 2020, according to a new report by Grand View Research. Key factors driving the market growth include growing prevalence of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases and rising demand for minimally invasive procedures. Introduction of advanced catheters with improved efficacies and increasing number of minimally invasive

ONEX RF extends its line of catheter tip forming systems

ONEX RF has expanded its line of catheter tip forming systems to include a new model that is designed for standard and precision tipping applications. Since introducing its first machine in year 2007, the company has taken great pride in manufacturing catheter tipping systems that offer outstanding productivity, quality and safety. Everyone is looking to gain a

Fluid connectors and quick disconnects for IVD equipment from CPC

Colder Products Company (CPC) offers thousands of tubing connectors, quick disconnects and fittings for smart fluid handling in IVD and analytical equipment. Non-spill connectors speed testing throughput by eliminating drips, preventing air inclusion and increasing operator safety. Panel mount connectors can be added to existing equipment or bottle caps to provide secure, leak-free connections. Puncture

How tubing innovators are improving minimally invasive surgery

It may not be trending on Twitter, but minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is one of the hottest areas in healthcare today. Since its inception in the mid-1960s, clinicians and medical technology leaders around the world have explored ways to employ MIS in a wide array of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Never has the need for

Tegra Medical offers quick wire and hypotubing fix

Device prototyping and tests often need wire and hypotubing in short order. Providing a solution to this need, Tegra Medical presents its online store. Order for standard wire and hypotubing that are in store and inventory lengths can be shipped by 1 p.m. EST for next-day delivery. The materials available include: • Steel Wire • Nitinol

Zeus offers product sampling program to its customers

One of the biggest blocks OEMs run across when generating prototypes is lack of immediate access to high-quality materials. Zeus has an answer: A free-sampling program is being rolled out to all Zeus customers to provide tubing samples that typically arrive overnight and free of charge. Known as the Zeus Virtual Sample Locker (VSL), the

RAUMEDIC presents Thermoplastic PTFE Moldflon Tubing at MD&M East

RAUMEDIC is a development partner and system supplier for polymer products for the medical technology and pharmaceutical industry. At MD&M East in New York, the company presents the newest innovations from the world of polymers. Thermoplastic PTFE Moldflon tubing, unique silicone molding parts and innovative catheter systems will be the highlights at booth 1245. As

International Polymer Engineering introduces high-performance polymers for custom extrusions

International Polymer Engineering (IPE), introduced a broad, new range of high-precision microbore tubing, monofilaments and profiles made of high-performance thermoplastics from Solvay Specialty Polymers. These innovative products offer advanced solutions for medical, aerospace, military and industrial applications. IPE has seen growing customer demand for extrusions made of high-performance thermoplastics due to their ease of manufacturing and