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Plastics in Medical Devices

Properties, Requirements, and Applications

  • 2nd Edition - November 21, 2013
  • Author: Vinny R. Sastri
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 5 5 7 - 3 2 0 1 - 2
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 2 6 5 6 3 - 8

Plastics in Medical Devices is a comprehensive overview of the main types of plastics used in medical device applications. It focuses on the applications and properties that are… Read more

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Plastics in Medical Devices is a comprehensive overview of the main types of plastics used in medical device applications. It 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.

Since the first edition the rate of advancement of materials technology has been constantly increasing. In the new edition Dr. Sastri not only provides a thorough update of the first edition chapters with new information regarding new plastic materials, applications and new requirements, but also adds two chapters – one on market and regulatory aspects and supplier controls, and one on process validation. Both chapters meet an urgent need in the industry and make the book an all-encompassing reference not found anywhere else.