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Medical applications of plastics.

Medical applications of plastics.

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Published by Interscience Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics in medicine -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEditor: Harry P. Gregor.
    SeriesBiomedical materials symposium, no. 1
    ContributionsGregor, Harry P., ed., Chemical Institute of Canada., American Chemical Society. Division of Polymer Chemistry., American Chemical Society. Divisison of Colloid and Surface Chemistry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR857.P55 M43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5428318M
    LC Control Number73026965

      Polypropylene is one of the materials moving to the front lines in the battle to find more cost effective and environmentally friendly medical applications. Polypropylene (PP) is a semicrystalline polymer that contains amorphous and semicrystalline regions. No book has been revealed that gives an in depth description of all the sorts of plastic provides used in medical devices, the distinctive requirements that the provides have to regulate to and the strategies commonplace plastics could also be modified to fulfill such needs.

      Note: This is the second article of a three-part series covering medical plastics packaging (1) trends, (2) material/process advances and (3) applications.. It is projected that ongoing medical. Medical Grade Plastics for Safe and Effective Medical Devices Drug delivery devices, surgical tools, in-vitro diagnostics, orthopedics and other healthcare segments benefit immensely from the use of proven medical grade plastic compounds that .

      As with medical applications, many substitute materials do not provide the protection or stability that single-use plastics do. Single-use plastics are often used to . This specification covers polyethylene plastics (as defined in Terminology D) intended for use in medical device applications involving human tissue contact devices, short-term indwellings of 30 days or less, and fluid transfer devices. The biocompatibility of these materials as a class has not been established.


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