Adsale, the organisers of Chinaplas, have launched a video series where industry leaders share their views on the latest trends, technological breakthroughs and innovative applications. In the episode „Talk with Market Leaders II“ Dr. Joachim Mühlmeyer, Director Asia-Pacific of Kraiburg TPE, talked about “Advanced TPEs emerge in medical sector”.
Under the brand name Thermolast H the company supplies a range of TPEs created to deliver high-quality material solutions, specifically for the Asia Pacific healthcare and medical device markets. It meets the Cytotoxicity ISO 10993-5, GB/T 16886.5, China GB 4806 – 2016, US FDA CFR 21, Regulation (EU) No 10/2011, and REACH and RoHS, as well as a variety of global food contact and medical standards.
Thermolast H series compounds are said to have excellent compression and sterilisability when autoclaved at 121°C, EtO. They come in a variety of hardness, ranging from 30 to 90 Shore A. Moreover, the translucent compounds can be colored to achieve a variety of chromatic effects. The TPE is an ideal material solution for medical equipment, thanks to its excellent haptics and soft touch surface. It can be used for buttons, handles, grips, and other medical device applications.
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