PolyOne recently launched its medical-grade Versaflex HC BT218 for biopharmaceutical tubing applications.
Versaflex features weldability, kink resistance and tensile strength performance that is comparable to silicone and TPEs, according to the company. The material is commercially available in the U.S.
“We’re excited to add the new Versaflex grade to our expanding set of solutions that enable customers to continue pursuing product innovation and meet market demands,” global marketing director of specialty engineered materials Jim Mattey said in a news release. “We are committed to leveraging our material science expertise to formulate alternative and customized solutions that meet regulatory demands and functional necessity for life-saving medical devices, especially in the face of market uncertainties.”