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MDDI: Chemical resistance and stress cracking in polyurethanes

A new test case analyzes aliphatic polycarbonate (ALC) polyurethane's oxidation and alcohol absorption, as well as its resistance to environmental stress cracking. Arlo N. McGinn and Val C.

analyzes aliphatic polycarbonate (ALC) polyurethane's oxidation and alcohol absorption, as well as its resistance to environmental stress cracking. Arlo N. McGinn and Val C. Comes, senior chemists for Parker Engineered Polymer Systems, discuss how their company's aliphatic polycarbonate polyurethane demonstrates broad chemical resistance for in vivo medical devices in this article at PlasticsToday sister publication MDDI. In April, Medical Channel Editor Doug Smock wrote about Parker's foray into the life science market with the introduction of Parker Medical Grade ALC Polyurethane.

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