Holliston, MA — 03/27/2017 — American Durafilm Company Inc., will be exhibiting at the BIOMEDevice —New England’s largest medtech event—at the Boston Convention Center on May 3 and 4, 2017 (booth # 408). American Durafilm uses its engineering expertise in high-performance films, surface treatment coating, tubing, and other fabrication services to advance the medical and biopharmaceutical industry. Its services include product design assistance, material selection, prototyping, and validation, along with the ability to cater to high- to low-volume production. At this year’s BIOMEDevice show, the company will showcase its breakthrough Duralok™ closure technology for FEP and Kapton® bags —including its features, benefits, and usage in the medical field, particularly for storing and handling samples of cord blood, cell culture, and tissue, among other specimens.
American Durafilm can apply both liquid based and powder based coatings to metallic substrates as well as other high-temperature materials such as glass, carbon, and ceramics. Our coatings offer high-temperature tolerances while providing excellent release, abrasion resistance, and chemical resistance. We offer a wide range of coatings that are FDA compliant and suitable for many biopharmaceutical applications. Whether electrically insulating cauterizing instruments or providing an inert layer for antimicrobial purposes, American Durafilm has a solution for a whole spectrum of medical coating needs.
Mack Hendrick, President of American Durafilm, said, “We’re excited to bring to the medical device community the first and only resealable FEP Duralok™ bags. FEP bags have been used in the medical industry for a decade, and our Duralok™ technology adds portable, resealable, efficient, and effective closure convenience to the durability and versatility of these high-performance films. With more than 65 years of experience in fabricating and converting high-performance medical grade plastics, applying high-performance coatings, and manufacturing seamless polyimide tubing we have the flexibility to use our processes to meet the evolving needs of our medical OEM customers. Come visit us at booth #408 to talk to one of our engineers about your design challenges—and learn more about our capabilities.”