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Evonik presents new 3D-printable PEEK Care Filament

Evonik presents new 3D-printable PEEK Care Filament

Evonik has developed a new 3D-printable PEEK biomaterial for medical technology. With Vestakeep Care M40 3DF, the specialty chemicals company is launching a polyether ether ketone filament for medical applications with body contact up to 30 days.


K.D. Feddersen distributes Celanese medical grades

K.D. Feddersen distributes Celanese medical grades

Hamburg-based plastics distributor K.D. Feddersen has expanded its portfolio in Germany and Europe since March 2021 to include the Hostaform, Vectra, Celanex, Ateva and Fortron medical grade range from Celanese.


Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

A US$1-trillion loss from the pandemic, estimated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), is an expensive lesson to learn for global economies while recovery anticipated remaining lethargic in 2021.


Complete: filter for Arburg mask rounds off coronavirus project

Complete: filter for Arburg mask rounds off coronavirus project

Arburg has been very active in the fight against coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. An outstanding example is the multifunctional face mask, which was developed in collaboration with partners and made ready for series production in only 41 days.


Material from Polykemi for portable ventilators

Material from Polykemi for portable ventilators

Polykemi has delivered compounds used for parts in portable ventilators for several years. During 2020, the demands have increased dramatically, which has led to orders and deliveries having more than tripled.


Safely packed and well prepared

Safely packed and well prepared

Primary packaging for solid and liquid drugs, as well as many other products, will benefit from the latest addition to the Thermolast M series


Arburg presents the special capabilities of the Freeformer

Arburg presents the special capabilities of the Freeformer

When it comes to demanding AM parts, the Freeformer is in its element. The Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) process with the Freeformer is predestined for medical technology, the processing of soft materials and PP, as well as for the additive manufacturing of multi-component parts.


The next generation PEEK for implants

The next generation PEEK for implants

Evonik has developed a new osteoconductive polyether ether ketone (PEEK) for the medical technology market that improves the fusion between the bone and the implant.


Herrmann Engineering software tools against Covid-19

Herrmann Engineering software tools against Covid-19

In the fight against the corona virus, ventilators and corona tests have come to the fore. Herrmann Ultraschall supplies well-known manufacturers with the welding technology to assemble the necessary components such as mouth and nose contact pieces, floats, filters and housings.