PPSU replaces metal for molded medical coupling

The shift away from metal in medical devices is now moving into assembly components.

LinkTech Quick Couplings, a leading global supplier of quick couplings and valves based in Ventura, CA, is using Radel polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) to mold a proprietary quick coupling.

Custom designed and developed for a leading medical device manufacturer, the PPSU-based quick coupling is said to provide a cost-effective alternative to metal that reduces weight, simplifies manufacturing, and eliminates machining....

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