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.


OUR PRODUCTS

Prime Micro-X

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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.

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Prime Clear-X 200

Prime Clear-X 200 was designed and developed specifically for rigid packaging markets.

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Prime ABS 750

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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.

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Rochling Sustaplast Susta PC and Sustanat PC GF 20

Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for Susta PC and Sustanat PC GF 20

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Rochling Sustaplast SustaPEI and SustaPEI GF 30

Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for SustaPEI and SustaPEI GF 30

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