A new materials guide from Bayer Polymers may be just what the doctor ordered. Bayer High-Performance Polymers for Medical Applications gives an overview of how the company's thermoplastics can be used in a range of medical applications. In addition to providing general product information, the booklet addresses biocompatibility testing, sterilization methods, chemical resistance, and other material characteristics important in a medical setting. For a copy, visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3848-520.
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A customer who was thermal printing strip steel had a problem: When the strip's speed increased, the thermo printer would catch fire. When he set a flame to a piece of the strip, he couldn't get it to burn. What was the problem?