Machine Design

Copolyester

Toughness, chemical resistance, and barrier properties let Eastar copolyester withstand stress, impact, and attacks from a variety of medical solutions.

The plastic's ductility and flexibility allow snap-fit assembly, eliminating solvent bonding. The material's spectrum of choices meets multiple biological, regulatory, sterilization, and disposal requirements. The co-polyester is used in the manufacture of skin barriers for various medical devices horizontal tube-attachment devices, moistwound care dressings, and rigid or flexible packaging.

Eastman Chemical Co., 2000 South Wilcox, Kingsport, TN 37660, (800) 327-8626, eastman.com

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