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Plastic Products for Healthcare / Medical

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Polymershapes offers a wide range of plastics materials to meet the stringent quality and safety requirements of the medical and dental industries. Whether you require FDA Compliant or USP Class VI Compliant materials, plastics offer a lightweight solution with impact, heat, and chemical resistance.

 

Polymershapes can offer a variety of performance plastics materials to meet the reequipments of the medical and healthcare fields:

Biocompatibility

Suitable materials for healthcare applications must be safe when making physical content with the patient. Basic regulations these materials must comply with regulations set by the FDA, ISO 10993 and USP Class VI testing.

 

Chemical Resistance

It is necessary for medical grade materials to withstand exposure to a number of chemicals including those used in sterilization applications, disinfectants and others they may come into direct contact with.

 

Sterilization Performance

These materials must be easily sterilized under various methods including hot steam, ethylene oxide, plasma and gamma rays. It is important for these materials to have excellent hydrolysis resistance when being sterilized by methods using hot steam.

 

Traceability

Traceability of raw materials may be available. Please contact your local Polymershapes for more information.

 

Ultrasonic Testing

To ensure purity and durability, we perform ultrasonic testing on all medical grade products.

 

 

COMMON APPLICATIONS

  • Surgical instrument handles/grips
  • Dental instrument handles/grips
  • Orthopedic implants
  • Pacemaker leads
  • Endoscopic housing/eyepieces
  • Sterilization trays/caddies
  • X-ray and MRI parts
  • Dialysis machines housings
  • Respiratory units
  • Pharmaceutical production/packaging
  • Fluid distribution-valve housings/nozzles
  • IV and infusion devices
  • Diagnostic systems
  • Feeding tubes
  • Catheters