We produce FibreTuff PAPC compounds that are biocompatible, absorbable and non degradable for Class I and II medical devices.
PAPC ingredients are compounded into pellets to make 3D Printing filament / powders to replace highly engineered compounds. Universities, Medical Centers and Device companies are developing new products with FibreTuff PAPC. FibreTuff PAPC has passed USP Class VI testing for 3D Printing medical devices and implants.
These FibreTuff PAPC compounds are made with cellulose to produce filaments for 3D Printing prosthetic and orthopedic devices and eventually implants. Benefits in using FibreTuff PAPC compounds include no offensive odors at recommended processing temperatures, lowering material purchasing costs, reducing the cost in processing with minimal drying time, utilize standard sterilization methods - Autoclave and Gamma.
The medical industry is especially fond of PAPC compounds because different processes can used like 3D Printing, Injection molding and Extrusion. These PAPC compounds have been micro molded successfully where other natural fiber thermoplastic compositions have failed due to high shear sensitivity and process temperature >210C. Secondary processes like machining, metal plating and compression molding have been qualified with PAPC.
The FibreTuff® technology includes USPTO trademark, patent pending applications and patented compositions that include Polyamide, Polyolefin and Cellulose (PAPC) . The technology can provide some unique qualities and attributes for other industries - aerospace, automotive, building and construction, cosmetics. For more information www.woodcompositesandmolding.com
FibreTuff Develops Filaments for 3D Printing by Plastics News January 5, 2018 http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20180105/NEWS/180109943/fibretuff-develops-filaments-for-3d-printing
FibreTuff Medical Biopolymers, LLC has a new Chief Operating Officer and partner Ted Walkowski. Ted has over 20 years of plastic compounding experience with responsibilities of plant operational and management experience. Welcome Ted !!!
FibreTuff is looking for dedicated service providers to 3D Print our PAPC compounds. Contact Robert at email listed below
If you have a medical background with advanced materials experience and education send us a resume. We will have job postings in the future.
Brian Jones joins FibreTuff Medical Biopolymers as a partner to be Director of Regulatory and Quality for the company. Brian has over 15 years experience in compounding thermoplastic.
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