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Engineering Materials

DSM Advanced Materials for Medical

Medical device manufacturers are working to meet rapidly growing demand for increasingly sophisticated medical devices around the world. At the same time, regulators in the United States, European Union, and other regions are implementing increasingly stringent measures to enhance patient safety and mitigate risk.

In this complex environment, advanced material innovation requires both an understanding of next-generation science and emerging medical industry trends. This is why DSM developed a portfolio of advanced material solutions engineered to meet today’s needs as well as growing challenges. 

Solutions for Medical

Innovation insights

Material solutions for medical

  • TPC - Arnitel®

    Arnitel is a high-performance ThermoPlastic Copolyester (TPC) that offers you a unique combination of flexibility, high temperature resistance and strength - plus excellent processing characteristics.

  • PET & PBT - Arnite®

    Our Arnite portfolio includes high performance engineering polyester plastics (PBT, PET, and blends) that combine high strength and rigidity with excellent processing characteristics.

  • PA4T PPA - ForTii®

    ForTii has a unique PPA's technology with high amide density. The ForTii platform includes polymers that are the highest crystalline, highest melting point and highest glass transition temperature amongst all PPA.

Featured medical applications

Medical gowns

Healthcare | Medical Devices and Accessories

Arnitel® TPC allows for very sustainable solutions, since it is PFC free and 100% recyclable; Arnitel® TPC allows for very comfortable and reliable solutions due to its high breathability and 100% waterproof performance under all circumstances (unlike perforated membranes) and since it forms a 100% barrier against fluids, bacteria and even viruses.

Inhaler components

Healthcare | Medical Devices and Accessories

Proven performance in drug delivery devices;Excellent chemical and moisture resistance;High dimensional stability and strength;High purity and low extractable levels

Respiratory Tubes

Healthcare | Medical Equipment

Arnitel® has USP class VI and FDA approved grades available; Arnitel offers a good combination of flexibility, strength and kink resistance; Arnitel has high breathable grades available to prevent condensation inside the tube;

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