Tests conducted by Coperion and Lummus Novolen Technology show that a process for producing polypropylene (PP) pellets achieves reliability, regardless of throughput rates and melt viscosity. Melt-blown PP forms the raw material for nonwovens used...
A polypropylene-like material suited for 3D printing medical and wearable devices has been introduced by materials supplier Henkel in collaboration with Nex3D, a maker of stereolithography-based 3D printers.
A proprietary blend of resins and additives used by Cambridge Security Seals to manufacture its new A-MVB line of plastic seals is reported to dramatically reduce disease transmission via direct contact with the seals.
The partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will provide the US government with priority access to syringes and needles to support current and future pandemic vaccination efforts.
Plastics Industry Association CEO Tony Radoszewski was a voice in the wilderness when he testified to Congress about the health benefits of single-use plastics during the pandemic — he was drowned out by a gaggle of plastic haters.
Tony Radoszewski, President and CEO of the Plastics Industry Association, made his remarks at a briefing titled, “Plastic Production, Pollution and Waste in the Time of COVID-19: The Life-Threatening Impact of Single-Use Plastic on Human Health.”
The submission is for a surgical mask incorporating Ascend’s patent-pending Acteev technology, which is more than 99% effective at deactivating SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to the company.