Medical


Heading into 2021 well prepared: A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

The tremendous and rapid success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for alternatives to single-use products. The tip is made of THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE to meet all requirements. 
(Image: © 2020 LastSwab)The days of disposable plastic products are numbered – alternatives are needed. The success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for change. The company’s basic and beauty cotton swabs are both made of high-quality materials. To meet all requirements, the tip is made of THERMOLAST® M, a compound from KRAIBURG TPE that is often used for applications in the health sector.

Safely packed and well prepared

Primary packaging for solid and liquid drugs – as well as many other products – benefits from the latest addition to the THERMOLAST® M series. (Image: © 2020 KRAIBURG TPE)Primary packaging for solid and liquid drugs, as well as many other products, will benefit from the latest addition to the THERMOLAST® M series. But KRAIBURG TPE is also keeping abreast with the times organizationally: the service package that comes with the product ensures customers are always perfectly prepared for future rules and regulations.

Soft feel and friendly to the skin with biocompatible TPE

The soft-touch and skin-friendly electronic housing of Theranica’s novel Nerivio® app-controlled neuromodulation wearable for drug-free and non-invasive migraine relief is molded in a THERMOLAST® M custom-colored medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer compound from KRAIBURG TPE.
(Photo © 2020 Theranica)Nerivio®, a novel wireless neuromodulation wearable from Theranica for drug-free acute treatment of migraine, features an electronic housing molded in a THERMOLAST® M custom-colored medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer compound from KRAIBURG TPE. The device has passed clinical testing, is FDA-authorized and conforms to all applicable IEC/EN 60601 standards for medical devices, and nerve stimulators. The TPE material provides ISO 10993 certified biocompatibility and is supplied in line with new VDI 2017 guidelines.

MT Ortho harnesses additive technology to manufacture customized prostheses for cranioplasty and bone cancer patients

MT Ortho - kyphoplasty procedure.
(Photo: MT Ortho, GEADPR039)Until just a few years ago only standardized, conventionally manufactured prostheses - or in very limited cases customized prostheses - were available for patients with bone tumors.

Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence

Tibial plates printed on Arcam Q10plus. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR038)Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customization and therapy personalization through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerized analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data collection through IoT-connected sensorized wearables.

Archroma joins hands with Liberty Textile Mills Limited to produce life-saving PPE in Pakistan

Product lines of Liberty Textile Mills Limited. 
(Photo: Liberty Textile Mills Limited)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has joined hands with Liberty Textile Mill Limited (Liberty), a leading producer in healthcare textiles to produce high quality personal protective equipment (PPE).

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