Wayne, Pa. (December 10, 2020) —Tekni-Plex Medical, a Tekni-Plex business unit and a global supplier of mission-critical, high-value components, materials and solutions for medical devices, will be presenting a webinar on medical tubing material advancements on December 15th, 2pm, eastern U.S. time.
Titled, New Tubing Material Advancements Drive Dramatic Improvements for Critical Fluid Transfer Applications, the webinar will be hosted by QMED and presented by Alex Kakad, global product manager, Tekni-Plex Medical. (Free registration available here.)
The presentation will look at various factors and design considerations that should be taken into account when selecting the proper tubing solution for a specific application. New and unique material and tubing constructions, as well as advances that offer significant potential medical device improvements, will be discussed. Information presented will include new solutions for peristaltic pump applications, sensitive drug transfers and fluid management tubing sets that can be peeled apart.
“Our objective with this webinar is to deliver valuable information on emerging topics that will help medical device professionals navigate their tubing decision-making process,” explains Kakad. “Because Tekni-Plex Medical works with medical device professionals on a daily basis to address these issues, the webinar will feature the latest best practices and technologies.”
Participants will learn about unique tubing solutions for peristaltic pump applications that offer multiple improvements over silicone material options. They will also walk away with basic knowledge on fluid transfer options for drugs suspended in DMSO, as well as get an understanding of failure mechanisms and design improvements for infusion systems. Additionally, validation techniques to ensure consistent dimensional and peel strength tolerance for fluid management solutions will be discussed.
About Tekni-Plex Medical
Tekni-Plex Medical provides advanced medical grade, polymer-based solutions (compounds, tubing and other products) for medical devices and other applications. Its nine manufacturing locations use lean manufacturing tools and principles to drive quality and continuous improvement programs to ensure on time delivery of premium medical products worldwide. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com/tekni-plex-medical.
About Tekni-Plex, Inc.
Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a wide variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and operates manufacturing sites across 10 countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.