Healthcare


Innovation with THERMOLAST® M

Innovative “BabyPyke” sunglasses with flexible frames of easy-flowing THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE. The sunglasses feature an optimal fit for complete eye protection and hypoallergenic skin-friendliness.
(Photos: © Pyke)Using THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE the Belgian company Pyke S.A. has developed hypoallergenic sunglasses with an extremely ergonomic design for babies and small children.

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

Clariant to highlight safe and effective materials for innovative packaging of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry at CPhI China expo

Handy Active Tubes® have built-in desiccant inside the closure and are ideal for packaging effervescent tablets or diagnostic test strips, providing physical stability as well as protection from moisture and light. 
(Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, June 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will exhibit in the CPhI China exhibition to be held on June 20-22, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Clariant will showcase at CPhI China, one of the most comprehensive pharmaceutical ingredient shows in the region, safe and effective materials dedicated to innovative packaging solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical market.

TE Connectivity Introduces Corcom IEC Inlet RFI Filters for Medical Equipment

TE Connectivity introduces Corcom IEC inlet RFI filters for medical equipment. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR117)
HARRISBURG, PA., USA – May 18, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the Corcom IEC inlet RFI filter IH series to suppress electromagnetic interference (EMI) conducted in equipment used in medical environments requiring C18 ungrounded inlets. These inlet RFI filters are also suitable for use in laboratory, test and measurement equipment.

Clariant Healthcare Packaging Achieves ISO 15378 for its newest facility in Dongguan, China

ClariantMuttenz, May 11, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals today announced that its Healthcare Packaging manufacturing facility in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China, recently obtained ISO 15378:2011 certification for production of desiccant packets for healthcare applications.

Clariant Features Latest in MEVOPUR® High-Temp Medical Fluoropolymers at BIOMEDevice 2017

ClariantMuttenz, May 3, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is focusing on the latest additions to its compounding capabilities for high-temperature, medical fluoropolymers in Booth 620 at the BIOMEDevice 2017 conference in Boston, May 3-4, 2017.

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