will exhibit at Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West next week as part of the IME West show, highlighting its polymer solutions and services that can assist healthcare OEMs and molders in solving complex device and material challenges and help advance sustainability efforts.
Sustainable Alternatives to Traditional Materials
Drawing from its comprehensive portfolio of specialized global polymers, additives, and colorants for healthcare, Avient’s on-site experts will focus on a growing list of compliant technologies, bio-based and other sustainable alternatives to traditional materials, and its design services that support product development. Some featured technologies include the following:
- Versaflex™ HC TPEs are compliant and easily colorable formulations for injection molding or overmolding uses. This family of TPEs includes the HC3810 series formulated without animal derivatives for use in a wide range of applications. It also contains more specialty formulations like the HC BT218 grade, which was developed specifically to handle the complexities of biopharmaceutical tubing and deliver excellent weldability, kink resistance, and low levels of extractables.
- Trilliant™ HC Healthcare Thermoplastics feature excellent chemical resistance for applications found in biopharmaceutical processing, hospital settings, and home healthcare applications. The portfolio includes the HC8910 and HC8920 series for improved resistance to harsh chemicals and hospital-grade disinfectants over other flame-resistant (FR) polymers such as PC/ABS, PC/PET, and copolyester. In addition, the polyketone-based glass-filled formulations offer comparable performance to nylon, plus the benefit of enabling a lower carbon footprint for a more eco-conscious alternative.
Avient will also feature Mevopur™ healthcare colorants and formulations, Mevopur™ healthcare functional additives, Cesa™ low retention additives, Mevopur™ healthcare bio-based polymer solutions and Colorant Chromatics™ Transcend™ premier healthcare colorants.
Supporting Customers Throughout Product Development
In addition to specific polymer solutions, experts will be on hand to share insights on the specialty services Avient provides, specifically Avient Design and ColorWorks™ Design and Technology Centers, to support customers throughout product development.
Avient Design is a highly specialized group of industrial designers and project engineers who use a unique combination of design, polymer science, and manufacturing expertise to simplify the product design process and help get you to market faster. ColorWorks centers provide invaluable ideas, inspirations, and technical guidance to help establish high-impact color concepts and differentiate brands and products.
Avient will exhibit at MD&M West in booth #2101 on February 7-9, 2023.
Avient's Product Range for Healthcare