Selection of Thermoplastic Materials for the Development of Safe and Effective Medical Devices

Medical device applications have demanding requirements that are unique to the healthcare industry. These criteria require special consideration during the material selection process:

  • Biocompatibility
  • Sterilization
  • Chemical resistance
  • Change management

Join R&D engineer Karl Hoppeas he reveals how healthcare requirements are balanced along with physical performance to obtain a successful plastic material solution.

Additionally, enhancements can be obtained through melt compounding that expand the range of material solutions available with plastics:

  • Mechanical reinforcement
  • Antistatic properties
  • Wear resistant lubrication
  • Soft-touch elastomeric characteristics

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Complete this web form to view our 43 minute "Selection of Thermoplastic Materials for the Development of Safe and Effective Medical Devices" webinar — also tell us how we can assist you with a materials solution.


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