We help you design advanced medical technology with our market leading, custom engineered medical TPE solutions. Our superior raw materials are CLEAN , CONSISTENT and BIOCOMPATIBLE, helping us create magic for customers with chemistry.
TPEs for the medical and pharmaceutical industries with medical approvals such as ISO 10993-4, -5, -10, -11 and USP class VI. Selected TPE materials are sterilizable and can be used in direct contact with blood. | THERMOLAST® M
Our THERMOLAST® M range of medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers have evolved hand in hand with revolutionary advances in the medical, pharmaceutical and diagnostic sectors. These TPE compounds, available worldwide, set the standard for safety. Keep reading to discover THERMOLAST® M compounds tailored to your needs.
Market Segment Manager Medical Applications | EMEA
TPEs which comply with Cytotoxicity ISO 10993-5, GB/T 16886.5, as well as various global food contact and relevant medical standards. | THERMOLAST® H
TAKING SAFETY SERIOUSLY.
Through the Union of German Engineers we are helping to set the future international standard for medical grade plastics.
SELECTED COMPOUNDS COMPLY WITH RECOGNIZED MEDICAL STANDARDS:
DIN ISO 10993-4 “Haemolysis, indirect blood contact”
DIN ISO 10993-5 “Cytotoxicity”
DIN ISO 10993-10 “Intracutaneous Injection”
DIN ISO 10993-11 “Acute system toxicity”
USP Class VI
PROPERTIES OF THESE SPECIAL TPEs ARE:
Fall below the usual market limits for heavy metals and phthalates and are free of latex and PVC
Translucent or transparent
KEY BENEFITS - THERMOLAST® M
Our medical grade, compliance materials are clean and unrivalled in their purity, allowing the highest processing safety standard.
Durability and flexibility
Excellent resealing properties
Injection molding and extruding possible
Adhesion to polyolefins (PP, PE, COC, COP) and technical thermoplastics such as ABS, PC, PET-G as well as polyamides by means of multi-component injection molding
Low-friction and highly elastic
Excellent compression set characteristics
High transparency and precoloring option
DESIGNING ADVANCED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES.
TPE FOR MEDICAL ENGINEERING
TPE is playing an increasingly vital role in the smart health and medical device sector. Our custom made thermoplastic elastomers allow for ergonomic, economic and functional designs:
Digitalization, an aging population and changing healthcare needs are requiring novel techniques in diagnostics and therapies. THERMOLAST® M compounds are used in customized solutions for cutting edge medical diagnostics:
TPE FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS
TPE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING
Pharmaceutical packaging developed with TPEs is strong and durable, and protects against light, heat, moisture and biological contaminants. THERMOLAST® M compounds are suited for pharmaceutical storage applications especially designed for this industry:
TPE FOR RESPIRATORY FACE MASKS.
Technological advances in respiratory care devices have enhanced preventive and treatment outcomes. THERMOLAST® M has been a key part of this journey.
Medical compounds for face masks:
Disposable products for the respiratory support
Domestic or clinical applications
Every THERMOLAST® M TPE compound meets the strict safety standards for medical technology:
DIN ISO 10993-4 ”Haemolysis, indirect in human blood”
The MC series is your material solution for applications requiring basic medical approvals such as ISO 10993-5 and food regulations. The compounds are available in translucent colors and can be colored in many different ways. They are produced exclusively on a special medical unit.