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Biomedical Polymers and Compounds™

Foster Introduces Nano Reinforced Nylon Alloys For Structural Medical Components

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Putnam, CT, USA --  (December 8, 2016) --  Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for healthcare markets, introduces Nanomed MAX® compounds for medical device components that require high strength, yet cannot use metals or traditional reinforced plastics. These compounds, based on an alloy of meta-xylene diamine polyamide (MX nylon), are United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Class VI tested and suitable for reusable instruments or components that must withstand gamma, e-beam and ethylene oxide sterilization.

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