Coatings are crossing boundaries to mix with materials rather than just coat them. This is creating an entirely new world of possibilities for medical design engineers.
A New Tool for Designing the Smallest Medical Devices
The fiber is four times stronger than polyester and thinner than any other UHMWPE medical fiber on the market. The fiber’s slim property promotes the design of smaller devices, which can be used in support of minimally invasive surgical procedures.
In their focus on developing products for both long-term and short implantable medical devices, DSM biomedical has created the thinnest fiber ever to be used in the medical market.
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