Maintaining Clarity Long-Term
Chemical and Environmental Stress-Crack Resistance of PMMA-Based Compounds in the Medical Environment
Transparent plastics are used in medical technology for disposable articles such as catheter accessories, blood/plasma separators, thorax drainage sets, and medical filter and device housings. Since they are being exposed to increasingly aggressive solvents, disinfectants and drugs (for example new cancer drugs), these plastic articles have to be comprehensively tested for their chemical resistance.
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