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Articles Tagged "polymer"

Victrex and Bond Partner on 3D Printing for PAEK Parts

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

To give customers an accelerated route to market for 3D-printed PAEK parts, Victrex has made a multi-million Euro investment in Bond High Performance 3D Technology.   ... Read more »

Foster Named Distributor for Two Solvay Polymers

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

Foster will distribute Solvay’s KetaSpire PEEK and AvaSpire PEAK polymers in North America.... Read more »

Companies Look to Materials to Provide Innovation, Respond to Trends

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

Device companies seek to distinguish themselves from competitors by utilizing technologies and selecting materials that are not only cost-efficient, but provide the properties required for high-performance orthopaedic devices.... Read more »

Modern Plastics Offering HOSTAFORM to Orthopaedic Customers

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

HOSTAFORM acetal copolymer features a linear structure with a highly crystalline quality.... Read more »

Evonik Develops PEEK-Based Polymer Filament

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

The company will initially offer a testing-grade version of the new material, followed by implant-grade in 1Q19.... Read more »

Synthetic Bioresorbables: Orthopaedics’ Evolution from PLLA to New Formulas

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

These polymers have broad orthopaedic application. This article presents a focus on the transition away from Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA)-type resorbable polymers to updated and novel resorbable biomaterials that are designed to perform better clinically.... Read more »

Evonik to Transform Project House into Collaborative R&D Center

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

The company will add to its additive manufacturing capability with this strategic investment.... Read more »

Total Plastics International, Restoration Medical Polymers Enter Into Distribution Agreement

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

RMP manufactures UHMWPE used in long-term human implantable applications, especially those in the orthopaedic industry.... Read more »

Polymer Designed for Jet Bearings Used in Hip and Knee Replacement

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

M.M.A. Tech’s MP-1, originally developed for NASA, was recently implanted during hip and knee replacement procedures in Israel. After finalizing its clinical trials and gaining market access, the company plans to become a supplier to device companies.... Read more »

Pexco hires Mauricio Arellano as President of Pexco Medical

by BONEZONE | Sep 2016

Mr. Arellano is the former Executive Vice President, Global Operations for Integer, until recently known as Greatbatch.... Read more »

Interstate Plastics to Merge Alabama Locations

by BONEZONE | Aug 2016

A single location for machining and inventory functions is intended to increase logistic efficiency and customer responsiveness.... Read more »

Evonik Researching Biodegradable High-Strength Composites

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

Evonik is investigating development of biodegradable high-strength composites. These materials could potentially replace metal in implants used for the internal fixation of fractured bones. Today’s metallic devices typically remain in the body for the rest of the patient’s life or require a sec... Read more »

gSource Announces Another Donation of Instruments to FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital in Ghana

by BONEZONE | Dec 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Victrex PEEK Receives Approval in China

by BONEZONE | Dec 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Evonik Center for High Performance Polymers Celebrates Two Years

by BONEZONE | Nov 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Formation of Restoration Medical Polymers, LLC, with Micropulse, Inc.

by BONEZONE | Jun 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Solvay Specialty Polymers Launches PEEK Polymer Expansion in Augusta

by BONEZONE | Apr 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Oxford Performance Materials and Yale to Develop 3D Printed Biomedical Technologies

by BONEZONE | Oct 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Sterilization: How to Validate Novel and Non-Traditional Processes

by Robert Packard | Apr 2014

Novel and non-traditional sterilization processes offer alternatives that enable manufacturers to consider new polymer materials that are not compatible with traditional sterilization methods. Here is a look at the tools and standards for sterilization validation.... Read more »

Solvay Specialty Polymers Announces Key Appointments to Global Healthcare Team

by BONEZONE | Mar 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Solvay Specialty Polymers Announces Expanded Global Availability of KetaSpire PEEK and AvaSpire PAEK Resins

by BONEZONE | Jun 2013

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Ceram adds Gel Permeation Chromatography to its Analytical Capabilities

by BONEZONE | May 2013

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

DSM to Supply Bionate II PCU to SpineVision for Pedicle Screw System

by BONEZONE | Mar 2013

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Resonetics Opens Lightspeed ADL Development Lab and Announces New Laser Micromachining Patent

by BONEZONE | Dec 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Total Life Sciences Receives ISO 13485 Certification

by BONEZONE | Nov 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

ECA Medical Instruments Launches New Single-Procedure Torque-Limiting Instruments and Kits for Orthopaedic Surgeon

by BONEZONE | Oct 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Solvay Study Affirms Compatibility of Medical-Grade Polymers with Sterrad Sterilization

by BONEZONE | Oct 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Purac Acquires Fiberlive Technology from Vivoxid

by BONEZONE | Oct 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Polymer Composite May Eliminate Bone Formation in Soft Tissue

by BONEZONE | Oct 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Purac Acquires Fiberlive Technology from Vivoxid

by BONEZONE | Aug 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Röchling Acquires Life Science Specialist Advent Tool & Mold

by BONEZONE | Jun 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Foster Corp Expands Manufacturing Capabilities For Custom Pre-Color Polymers

by BONEZONE | May 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Engineering Plastics Deliver Cost/Performance Advantages as Metal-Replacement Option

by BONEZONE | Mar 2011

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »