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A dispensing system developed by Avantor’s NuSil brand injects pre-sterilized silicone directly into the body, allowing the material to conform to the patient's anatomy and cure into its final form, creating a custom-fit device.
In the news this week: How injection molder Rosti cut CO2 emissions by as much as 40%, strategies for managing supply chains in turbulent times, and the development of metal- and halogen-free heat stabilizers for polyamides.
In part one of this two-part article, plastics engineering expert and industrial designer Michael Paloian discussed how application, regulatory, and physical property requirements are instrumental in the material-selection process. In part two, he...