Material Solutions and Regulatory Expertise for Medical Housings & Enclosures

Recognizing our customers’ needs for light, durable and aesthetically pleasing medical equipment enclosures, Trinseo offers a portfolio of thermoplastics, thermoplastics elastomers (TPEs), and compounds and blends.

Whether an enclosure needs impact strength, ignition resistance, a trendy color, or a soft-touch feel, Trinseo’ s premier portfolio of high-performance material solutions for housings and enclosures is aligned with most any requirement.

We’ve brought together our best-in-class rigid and soft touch plastics that have been successfully validated, qualified, and positioned in our R&D centers and with customers from across the globe. This broad portfolio of advanced resins meets shape, design, and performance requirements including temperature extremes, hydrolysis, chemical resistance, food and skin contact compliance, and UL94 flammability ratings.

Materials for medical device housings include:

Drawing on our cross-industry expertise we have glass-filled resins, ABS blends, chemical resistant polycarbonate, resins for powered and non-powered equipment, and more.

With our portfolio of TPEs and superior color masterbatches we’re able to provide a soft touch surface feel, texture, and surface aesthetics to enhance and add value to housings and enclosures and set them apart.

Get in touch with a Trinseo representative to learn more.

Aesthetic Appeal with MAGNUM™ ABS The demand for attractive medical equipment is growing, and manufacturers and molders are looking for materials that provide medical housings with both pleasing aesthetics and advanced performance, including colorable resins and sterilizable resins. MAGNUM™ ABS Resins from Trinseo satisfy the most critical needs of medical device manufacturers that are looking to differentiate their products.
Chemical Resistance with EMERGE™ Series Resins Increasing concerns about hospital acquired infections (HAI) mean today’s medical equipment must endure exposure to powerful disinfectants and cleaners. The EMERGE™ 9000 Advanced Resin series from Trinseo delivers a unique combination of advanced properties, including exceptional chemical resistance.
Resins for Powered and Non Powered Housings Medical housings need to protect what’s inside. Whether powered or non-powered housings, they need to function in demanding environments. They may require excellent chemical resistance to withstand aggressive cleaners, or if housing electronics, they may need ignition resistant properties to help ensure safety. Whatever the case, Trinseo has the solution.
Structural Support with Glass Filled Materials For medical equipment housing applications requiring enhanced strength, stiffness, and dimensional stability – yet a lighter weight – Trinseo offers the CALIBRE™ 5000 Series of glass-filled polycarbonate resins. Available with varying amounts of glass filler, our glass-filled polycarbonate resins can meet the needs of most applications.

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