Lubrizol TPU Technology Eliminates Need for Plasticisers

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Lubrizol introduced a new soft hydrophobic TPU technology at MD&M West Lubrizol introduced a soft hydrophobic thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) technology for medical applications at the trade show MD&M West this week. The technology, part of the Tecothane product line, eliminates the need for plasticisers. The material can be extruded or injection ...

Argotec Introduces New Polyurethane Film-On-Paper with Controlled Release

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Argotec Inc. has introduced a new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) film-on-paper product, ArgoMedPLUS 18411, that will allow medical adhesive coaters, converters and distributor/retailers an alternative film source with which to participate in frame-type wound dressing and surgical drape markets. For the past 10 years Argotec has supplied the medical wound care market ...

Bayer MaterialScience Introduces Polyurethane Foams for Wound Care Products

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The Baymedix family of biomaterials is growing. Bayer MaterialScience introduced Baymedix FR for functional medical wound dressings at this year’s Compamed. Based on polyurethane foams with a specific combination of properties, the materials can be combined with a thermoplastic polyurethane film, which Bayer markets under the Platilon name, for breathability.

Argotec Aquires Omniflex, Broadens Medical Film Portfolio

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Argotec Inc., (Greenfield, MA, USA) a manufacturer of custom-engineered, precision-extruded thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) film and sheet, has acquired 100 percent of its joint venture Omniflex LLC, also based in Greenfield. Omniflex specialises in the production of waterproof and breathable films for use as antibacterial and viral barrier films in medical device ...