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USP Class VI Silicone is Independently Certified for Biocompatibility

  In Brief Medical devices need materials that are safe for direct or indirect patient contact. SSP-2390 is an FDA USP Class VI silicone that meets the most stringent...

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Vision for the Future: Smart Contact Lenses

  Researchers are working to develop and fabricate soft, smart contact lenses by combining recent advances in wearable electronics with wireless communications. Their...

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Electrospun Nanofibers Take Technical Textiles to a New Level

  In Brief "Smart" devices, appliances, glasses, watches, clothing, and numerous other items have flooded the market in recent years. The global market for the smart...

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EMI Silicones for Sealing and Shielding in Medical Devices and Equipment

  In Brief  Medical gaskets that are made of particle-filled silicones provide electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and environmental sealing. Silicone, an inert...

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Biosensors Benefiting from Newly Created Protein Polymer Films

  In Brief The biosensor market is seeing tremendous growth, partly due to the aging population and the increasing number of people with diabetes and other chronic...

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Non-Absorbable Sutures, Explained

  In Brief Suturing is one of the most critical factors in a healthy recovery for surgery patients. Proper suturing is crucial for healing, infection prevention and in...

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Advances in Exoskeletal Materials

  In Brief Developments in prostheses and robot technology have advanced rapidly, leading to the manufacture of devices known as 'exoskeletons.' These rigid devices,...

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Thin Silicone Membranes for Medical Devices and Laboratory Products

  In Brief  Thin silicone membranes are used in medical devices and laboratory products such as catheters, valves, thin film parts, and gaskets. These highly-permeable...

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