Arnitel® grade film from from DSM Engineering (Evansville, IN) is a thermoplastic elastomer based on copolyether-esters. Develop-ed specifically for the monolithic and breathable film and coatings market, the target applications for this film include packaging for surgical drapes and gowns, and wound coverings.
H.B. Fuller (St. Paul, MN) introduces new adhesives for medical device packaging that contain no natural latex or solvents. SolarCure(TM) radiation-curable and hot melt polyester-based p-s adhesives may be roll-coated or pattern-applied (either gravure or screen-printed).