Fostalon(TM) 5000 Series of flexible nylon compounds fill a void in the flexural modulus data between 80,000 and 120,000 psi, and insure the compounds are dimensionally stable, with minimal shrinkage after extrusion. The series is fully compatible with radiopaque fillers such as barium, bismuth, and tungsten, targeting it for use in medical product applications such as catheters, hubs, and shafts. The compounds are also reinforceable with glass beads and/or fibers when used for hubs and other molded devices.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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