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Plastics in non-packaging medical applications

Larry Wang

Plastics in non-packaging medical applications

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Published by Business Communications Co. in Norwalk, CT .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical instruments and apparatus industry -- United States.,
    • Plastics industry and trade -- United States.,
    • Market surveys -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLarry Wang.
      SeriesBusiness opportunity report ;, P-121
      LC ClassificationsHD9994.U52 W36 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 224 leaves ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1472686M
      ISBN 100893367257
      LC Control Number93135914

        Andrews looked at the minimum seal strength requirements detailed in EN Packaging for terminally sterilised medical devices – Part 5: Sealable pouches and reels of porous materials and plastic film construction – Requirements and test methods. This standard is cited in ISO as an approved test for seal strength.   Plastics represent the lion's share of deployed materials, specifically for sterile packaging and primary container packaging. When evaluating plastic resins and converted film for a medical packaging application, it's necessary to investigate the issues of resin density, converted yield and package performance on the final package design. An overview of the market for plastics in the packaging of healthcare products, segmented by pharmaceutical and medical packaging. Analyses of market trends, with data from , estimates for , and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through The global medical flexible packaging market size was valued at USD billion in and is expected to witness rapid growth owing to the rising demand from the pharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturing industries. Flexible packaging provides various advantages such as low waste, shipping friendly, and product protection.

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Plastics for Medical Applications. Plastics for Medical Applications. Benefits of Plastics: •Withstandrepeatedsterilizationcycles(autoclave, gammaradiation,andETO) •Medicalgradestocomplywithagencystandards.

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To help identify ways to improve the recyclability of plastic medical products and packaging, the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) was formed in * Medical packaging must protect a vast range of products and materials where there is zero room for compromise in.

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PLASTIC INNOVATIONS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS Internally Lubricated Wear-Resistant Compounds Application ideas: injection pens, inhalers, compressor bushings, gears, valves, sliding mechanisms, safety syringes, moving parts on medical devices • Lowers coefficient of friction and promotes smooth, unforced motion.

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To compete in this market, processors need to have commitment to quality and consistency. APPLICATIONS. Suitable for a variety of applications, conductive thermoplastic compounds can satisfy the medical industry's need for miniaturized, high-strength parts.

Most can withstand state-of-the-art sterilization procedures, including autoclave, and many are certified for purity and pretested to minimize ionic contamination. Societal benefits for health, safety, energy saving and material conservation are described, and the particular advantages of plastics in society are outlined.

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respectively, to plastic immediate packaging materials. Scope of the Guideline The guideline covers the specific requirements for plastic immediate packaging materials. It is not intended to outline general requirements also applicable to other types of packaging materials or to properties of the container closure system, e.g.

performance. UNDERSTANDING PLASTIC FILM: Its Uses, Benefits and Waste Management Options 2 While it is hard to define plastic film, it is even more difficult to quantify how much of it is used in packag-ing and nonpackaging applications.

That is primarily because of the way that data are reported. For exam-ple, trade organizations and major publications rarely. Each of these subjects is addressed in the Handbook of Materials for Medical Devices. The genesis of this handbook can be attributed to the input of the ASM Handbook and Technical Books Committees, the ASM editorial staff (most notably, Scott Henry and Don Baxter), and the ASM Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Task Size: KB.

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Medical Plastics and Biomaterials Magazine | MPB Article Index. Originally published July PACKAGING FILM. ROBERT J. BOCKSERMAN. The stringent requirements for effective packaging of pharmaceuticals and medical devices have led to the development and improvement of a wide range of medical polymer films prevent a product from migrating or escaping from the enclosed.

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As film, plastics are used in flexible structures, whether all plastic or combined with other materials. As sheet, plastics are used in semi-rigid and rigid structures, whether as monolayers or coextrusions.