Thermoplastics and TPE That Touch Human Lives

Trinseo supports the growth in connected and wearable medical devices with innovative plastics that rely on cross-industry technologies and expertise to enable manufacturers to deliver advanced healthcare.

Trinseo’s portfolio of rigid and soft-touch plastics come together to support the evolution in medical devices driven by increased connectivity and the internet of things (IoT). Our plastics are widely accepted and used in the healthcare industry and borrow from our consumer electronics expertise to meet the technical and aesthetic requirements of today’s digital Medical Wearable Devices.

Included in our product portfolio is a variety of materials with properties that range from low density grades essential for light weighting to materials that come with a complete range of ISO 10993 biocompatibility tests. We also offer skin contact compliance, colorability for pleasing aesthetics, and UL 94 flame ratings to provide for added safety.

Other features of Trinseo materials essential for medical wearables include durability to withstand movement and jarring and materials to resist dirt, grime, and chemical agents.

Trinseo materials for medical wearables include:

With our portfolio of TPE in combination with unique color expertise, we’re able to provide a soft-touch surface feel, texture and aesthetics to enhance any application. And with control over both the rigid substrate and soft-touch materials, we can provide optional adhesion to provide complete satisfaction.

Get in touch with a Trinseo representative to learn more.

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