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CONTAINMENT ZONES

Electro-medical Equipment

Materials for Electronic Healthcare Devices

Whether it’s stationary or portable or it’s large or small, electro-medical equipment contains many parts sensitive to the working environment. From mammography machines to handheld ultrasound scanners, your medical equipment needs to be protected from excessive UV rays, electrical interference and extreme temperatures, as well as the harmful effects to the equipment of hospital disinfectants and other chemicals. The expertise available from PolyOne can help you understand which functional materials stand up to harsh medical use conditions so that the equipment can be durable.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Platform for device control identification
  • Access to internal components
  • Chemical resistance from disinfectants

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Name Category Description  
CPR Mask - Case Study
Case Study
Odor problem in CPR masks solved by changing to Geon™ HC flexible vinyl
Geon Vinyl: A Responsible Choice - Chinese
Brochures & Product Information
Vinyl plays a vital role in your everyday life - from fire-safe wire insulation and life-saving blood bags to energy-efficient windows. The vinyl polymer is extremely versatile and can be formulated to be rigid or flexible; transparent or opaque; black, white, or vividly colorful. (Chinese language version)
Geon Vinyl: A Responsible Choice - English
Brochures & Product Information
Vinyl plays a vital role in your everyday life - from fire-safe wire insulation and life-saving blood bags to energy-efficient windows. The vinyl polymer is extremely versatile and can be formulated to be rigid or flexible; transparent or opaque; black, white, or vividly colorful. (English language version)
Geon™ Performance Materials: The Value of Vinyl - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Vinyl basics, benefits, products, services and characteristics
Vinyl Catheters for IV Sets - Case Study
Case Study
Geon™ HC XV3450 solves product and supply issues for Georgia-based custom manufacturer of injeciton molded and extruded products
Disinfectant Resistant Housing Materials - White Paper
White Paper
Increased disinfection protocols to reduce hospital-acquired infections are literally cracking common medical device housing materials - learn how to make sure your materials stand up in this white paper
Resilience™ HC for Medical Device Housings - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Benefits, properties, and effects of using Resilience™ HC for polymer housings on medical devices
Resilience™ Healthcare Formulations for Medical Device Housings - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Key characteristics, markets, applications, property retention details and solutions offered of Resilience™
Ultrasound Medical Device System - Case Study
Case Study
Medical device manufacturer avoids disinfectant stress cracking with Resilience™ HC Healthcare Formulations
Color and Additives Solutions Overview
BU Overview
Customized color and additive solutions
Dental Case - Case Study
Case Study
Additives to preserve clarity and retain opacity developed for dental care products using WithStand™
WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology FAQs - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Information on WithStand™ Antimicrobial Technology benefits, cost, applications, availability and technological highlights
WithStand™ Antimicrobials Solutions for the Healthcare Industry - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
WithStand™ Antimicrobials Solutions for the Healthcare Industry description, characteristics and capabilities
Colorants & Additives for Healthcare - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Essential polymer solutions for critical healthcare applications
Dental Floss Container - Case Study
Case Study
OnColor™ HC Colorants used to streamline color development and production of dental floss containers
OnColor HC - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Polymer colorants formulated specifically for healthcare product applications
OnColor™ HC Plus - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Meet USP Class VI and ISO 10993 bio-compatibility requirements; product description, value and applications
Aluminum Caps - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used in liner for aluminum caps to keep water tasting fresh
Chemically Compatible TPEs for Cosmetic Packaging - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Learn how PolyOne’s chemically compatible VersaflexTM PKG thermoplastic elastomers provide a wide range of tactile finishes and surface textures
Computer Mouse - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create ergonomic computer mouse with soft-touch qualities
Contact Lens Container - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create adhesion resistant contact lens container at a low material cost
GLS™ Healthcare - Industry Bulletin/Overview
Industry Bulletin/Overview
Product selector guide for TPEs for healthcare applications
GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
General and tensile properties, regulatory standards, bonding capabilities and process details for GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (Chinese)
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version)
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (English)
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version)
GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version)
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version)
GLS™ TPEs Impact Protection - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Versaflex™ XP is a shock absorbing and abrasion resistant TPE material specifically designed for the phone case market
GLS™ TPEs Impact Protection - Product Bulletin (Chinese Version)
Product Bulletin
Versaflex™ XP is a shock absorbing and abrasion resistant TPE material specifically designed for the phone case market
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions
GLS™ Versaflex™ Flexible Bonding for Healthcare - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin (Chinese)
Technical Bulletin
Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films
GLS™ Versaflex™ TPEs for Packaging - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
Chemical resistant solutions for cosmetic, personal care and household packaging
Medical Pump Valve Insert - Case Study
Case Study
Medical pump valve insert redesigned with custom formulations of Dynalloy™ OBC and Versaflex™ TPE, which increased productivity and process efficiency
Soft Touch in Cosmetic Applications - Article
Article
Consumers want cosmetic, personal care and household products that are convenient and easy to use. These consumer preferences have increased demand for packaging with the applicator included as part of the package function and design. 
Soft Touch Packaging Helps Make Your Brand Stand Out - Article
Article
Soft touch materials add color and texture to the package, allowing it to stand out from the competition on store shelves. 
TPEs for Home Appliances - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
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Trilliant™ HC/ Versaflex OM Joint - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Learn how blue jean stain resistant TPEs make the difference for white and light-colored phone cases
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Tecnical Bulletin.pdf
Technical Bulletin
Stain resistant TPEs for white or light-colored phone cases
Versaflex XP for Impact Protection Phone Cases - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Shock absorbing TPEs for impact protection
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (Chinese)
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version)
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (English)
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version)
Versaflex™ VDT 4132 - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Versaflex™ VDT vibration damping material details and DMA temperature/frequency testing
Video Game Controller Grips - Case Study
Case Study
Glow-in-the-dark controller grips gain comfortable advantage with Versaflex™ OM
ATV Cargo Rack - Case Study
Case Study
Form meets function with new ATV cargo rack materials with Versalloy™ solution
Medical Hoses - Case Study
Case Study
Versalloy™ reduces cost of polypropylene hose with lower specific gravity, higher flow than competitive TPV
Therapy Device - Case Study
Case Study
Versalloy™ used to provide brand distinction and durability for BiowavePRO® non-invasive neuromodulation system
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