News - 29 Apr 2009
iSmithers Rapra Publishing has announced the release of Update on Medical Plasticised PVC.
Poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) is the most versatile of all the commodity polymers. It can satisfy a wide...
This book considers the history of plasticised PVC in medical applications and the manufacturing and processing of plasticised PVC together with its properties are reviewed. The selection of...
News - 31 Mar 2008
After being in the market for 60 years, PVC is a well proven thermoplastic. Don't let its long history of successful use be a disincentive, however, because PVC's well balanced physical...
News - 9 Feb 2010
A series of advanced medical-grade elastomers provide the first fully practical alternative to PVC for many tubing applications, it was announced today by Teknor Apex Company at MD&M West (Booth...
Article - 4 Feb 2002
Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
News - 10 Feb 2009
Teknor Apex Company has separated production of medical-grade PVC compounds containing DEHP and other phthalate plasticizers from that of compounds plasticized with non-phthalate alternatives, the...
News - 11 Jul 2012
Arkema, a France-based chemical manufacturer, has declared a project to divest its tin stabilizer business to PMC Group, a New Jersey-based performance plastics and chemicals manufacturer.
Article - 22 Mar 2018
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is a useful technique to address each of the requirements above, as this tool technique possesses various powerful techniques to study the thermal properties of...
Article - 9 May 2001
Improved low temperature flexibility compared to LDPE, while films have improved clarity compared to LDPE. Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed for this thermoplastic.
Article - 12 Mar 2018
A common technique used to characterize the mechanical properties of bulk polymer specimens is known as DMA or Dynamic Mechanical Analysis.