While Hurricane Maria dealt a devastating blow to the island’s medical device industry, analysts say that it didn’t create but merely exacerbated the shortage of IV bags that is hitting mainland hospitals.
With all Houston-area petrochemical plants affected by Hurricane Harvey finally fully operational or well on their way, the spot resin markets have reverted to a more typical environment, at least for the moment.
DiFusion Technologies (Austin, TX) chose Zeniva ZA-500 polyetheretherketone as the base polymer for its ZFUZE osteo-conductive PEEK composite for spinal implants. The compound exhibited large areas of new bone formation on all bone implant surfaces.
UnionTech will allow visitors to explore a range of applications made possible by integrating the printing capabilities of stereolithography with an open design philosophy of equipment, materials and software.