DuPont steps up focus on medical market


A new low-friction grade of polyacetal will be one of the focal points of a European exhibit of DuPont's polymer line for the healthcare field.

Delrin SC699 polyacetal was specifically developed for parts requiring precision molding in the healthcare industry and is compliant with regulations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Union.

A DuPont spokesman said the new grade has exceptional low-friction performance and is compatible with laser marking with use of an appropriate masterbatch.
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