A polymer coating on the latex condom captures moisture from water and body fluids and traps the liquids on the surface. As a result, the condom remains consistently slippery during sexual activity for extended periods of time.
In the early 1980s, Wheeler patented the Davis-Standard barrier feedscrew design, which quickly became the industry’s premier feedscrew and gave Davis-Standard (Pawcatuck, CT) a global technical presence.
While the previous week was dominated by trader-to-trader activity, this past week saw more processors re-join the market to scoop up any remaining resin that was still priced flat to slightly higher than late September values.
The Picosun Group (Espoo, Finland) recently expanded its portfolio of products for medical device manufacturers with the launch of PicoMEDICAL solutions. The dense, thin-film coatings are 100% defect and pinhole free.
Improvements include a reduced overall footprint, faster clamp movement for better dry cycle times and lower energy consumption, and lower platen stress and increased mold force stability to reduce mold wear.