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KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds for medical laboratory equipment
Source:Adsale Plastics Network    Editor:JK    Date:25.Jan.2022

Most medical decisions are based on laboratory test results, emphasizing the importance of early diagnosis for early prevention and treatment of illnesses. These works of analysis and testing have been aided by a variety of equipment and devices in the clinical laboratory.


Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) are increasingly used for the development of safe and efficient laboratory equipment to improve detection, evaluation, and response, either at home or in a clinical setting.


KRAIBURG TPE offers its THERMOLAST H TPE series of compounds for medical and healthcare applications.

KRAIBURG TPE offers its THERMOLAST H TPE series of compounds for a variety medical and healthcare application. The compounds meet the performance and structural criteria for clinical laboratory equipment and components, including buttons, handles, droppers, valves, pipettes, test tube racks, stoppers, flexible connections, closures and gaskets.


THERMOLAST H TPE series of compounds exhibit flexibility, durability, and a soft and velvety surface in respective applications. These compounds, available in a variety of pre-coloration options, have a wide processing window and can be processed via injection molding and extrusion.


The compounds are sterilizable with an autoclave at 121°C and also through the EtO process. It is also free of hazardous substances such as latex, PVC, heavy metals, and phthalates, resulting in high-quality material solutions that meet Cytotoxicity, GB/T 16886.5, ISO10993-5.


The series’ compounds also meet food-grade standards such as the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011, the US Food and Drug Administration's Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 (21CFR), and China's GB (GuoBiao) standards.



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