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Foster Distributes Arkema Rilsan® Clear G-170 MED for Medical Applications

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Arkema Inc. recently introduced Rilsan® Clear G-170 MED, as a fully transparent polyamide for use in breathing masks, tubing and other transparent medical components. Rilsan® Clear G-170 MED is more transparent than glass and is 12% lighter than polycarbonate. In addition, Rilsan® Clear G-170 MED has a flexural modulus of 2,020 MPa (293,000 psi), representing a 16% improvement in flexibility compared to polycarbonate. These properties are necessary in those applications where patient comfort is required. 

Foster Corporation, an authorized distributor for Akrema Inc., is proud to announce the addition of Rilsan® Clear G-170 MED to our polymer distribution portfolio. 

Supply is also available for Arkema Pebax® ( including Pebax®  MV1074 SA01 MED), Rilsan®, Rilsan® Clear  and Rilsamid®  MED Grade Polyamides. Please contact Foster Corporation for more details (info@fostercomp.com). 

For more information on Arkema specialty polyamides... 

Read the press release issued by Arkema Inc.. 

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