Fluoropolymer medical tubing: What you need to know

Here are some important considerations when it comes to extrusion equipment and safety related to processing fluoropolymer medical tubing. Steve Maxson, Graham Engineering Corp. Medical tubing processors are showing more interest when it comes to venturing into the world of fluoropolymers – and for good reason. Materials such as FEP, PFA, PVDF and ETFE are

Medical extrusion conference to be held outside Minneapolis

The Spotlight Medical Extrusion & Secondary Operations Conference will be held Nov. 7 at the Marriott Minneapolis West in St. Louis Park, Minn., according to its organizer Steve Maxson, Graham Engineering Corp.’s director of business development for extrusion. “The focus of our Spotlight conferences is on medical extrusion and secondary operations such as over-molding and tipping for catheters and

Bluestar Silicones and Graham Engineering partner for medical tubing testing and development

Graham Engineering and Bluestar Silicones jointly announced that Graham Engineering will lend equipment, including an American Kuhne 1.5 in. ULTRA RS silicone lab extruder and extrusion processing expertise, to create a silicone extrusion line at Bluestar Silicones’s 226,000 square foot technical center in York, S.C. for the collaboration. The site includes state-of-the-art clean rooms and

Graham Engineering Corporation selects Turner Group as western partner for American Kuhne medical extrusion systems

Graham Engineering Corporation has appointed Turner Group, Inc. as the sales and service representative for American Kuhne medical extrusion systems in the western region of North America. The agreement covers the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta; the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado; and the Mexican states