Article - 30 May 2009
A Universal Testing Machine Retrofit is a system upgrade wherein the functionality and capabilities of an obsolete and/or broken universal testing machine are enhanced by pairing them with replacement...
News - 9 Apr 2008
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Tokyo-based company’s new production plant took place April 7, 2008, at the DuPont site in Belle, W.Va. Kureha is investing more than $100 million in a new,...
Article - 23 Mar 2017
Polyglycolic and polylactic acid are biodegradable, thermoplastic materials that are used in a wide range of applications.
News - 18 Dec 2019
As medical technology increases, so too does the availability of options for different biomedical applications. With so many different characteristics available in woven biomedical textiles, choosing...
News - 17 May 2019
Defects of the facial bones and skull are found to be the major challenges for plastic and reconstructive surgeons.
A study reported in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the...
News - 15 Apr 2008
Kureha Corporation of Japan broke ground last week at the DuPont site in Belle, W. Va., for a specialty plastics plant. The company will produce polyglycolic acid (PGA) -- a high-performance polymer...
News - 19 Dec 2007
Kureha Corporation announced it will invest more than $100 million in a new, wholly-owned subsidiary to build a plant for the production and sale of the high performance polymer, polyglycolic acid...
Article - 30 May 2018
This article takes a look at the use of bioabsorbable polymers in device design, particularly in the medical sector.
Article - 14 Sep 2017
Sutures are filaments, fibers or thread-like materials used to hold a wound or tissue together. In surgical language, sutures are used for apposition – that is, the positioning (of tissue) side by...
Article - 13 Sep 2004
The different types of biomaterials are classified according to the way in which they behave when implanted. The evolution of biomaterials and the market are also briefly described.