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Plastics in Medical Devices

Properties, Requirements, and Applications

  • 3rd Edition - November 24, 2021
  • Author: Vinny R. Sastri
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 1 2 6 - 8
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 1 2 7 - 5

Plastics in Medical Devices: Properties, Requirements, and Applications, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview on the main types of plastics used in medical device ap… Read more

Plastics in Medical Devices

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Plastics in Medical Devices: Properties, Requirements, and Applications, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview on the main types of plastics used in medical device applications. The book focuses on the applications and properties that are most important in medical device design, such as chemical resistance, sterilization capability and biocompatibility. The roles of additives, stabilizers and fillers as well as the synthesis and production of polymers are covered and backed up with a wealth of data tables. The book also covers other key aspects in detail, including regulations, compliance, purchasing controls and supplier controls, and process validation.

This updated edition has been thoroughly revised with regard to new plastic materials, applications and requirements. This is a valuable resource for engineers, scientists and managers involved in the design and manufacture of medical devices.