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Sterilization Compatibility for Natural Polymers

  Unlike synthetic polymers derived from petroleum, natural polymers occur in nature and can be extracted. These polymers are either formed by addition polymerization or...

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Sterilization Compatibility for Synthetic Polymers

  Synthetic polymers are essential in various medical applications as they are used to make a range of healthcare devices. They replace glass, metal, and other standard...

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Polymer Basics for Elastomers

  In Brief The word elastomer is derived from the term 'elastic polymer.' Elastomers are rubbery materials composed of polymers that can return to their original shape...

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Why Do Medical Devices Need to Go Through Validation?

  In Brief The Contract Development and Manufacturing Market is expected to grow to $100 Billion by 2025, an 11.4% CAGR. This growth is partially fueled by the...

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Polymer Basics for Acetals

  In Brief Acetals are easy to machine, general-purpose engineering plastics of outstanding dimensional stability. They are high molecular and high crystalline plastics...

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Polymer Basics for Fluoropolymers

In Brief A fluoropolymer is a fluorocarbon-based polymer that has multiple carbon-fluorine bonds. Fluoropolymers boast of high resistance to bases, acids, and solvents....

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Polymer Basics for Polycarbonates

  In Brief Polycarbonates are a group of thermoplastics polymers with Bisphenol (A) parts and carbonate groups in their chemical structure. Polycarbonates are strong,...

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Applications of Flexible Materials in Health Care

  In Brief Flexible materials combined with emerging technologies are at the forefront of health care innovations. Guiding recent advances are cost concerns,...

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