HOSTAPHAN® is used in a variety for medical applications.

HOSTAPHAN® polyester films for medical applications

Lifestyle diseases, shifts in the age pyramid and the associated age-related illnesses are only some of the drivers for numerous new developments in the medical sector. Materials such as oriented polyester films often play an important role.

HOSTAPHAN<sup>®</sup> films are also used in diagnostics in medical applications.

Adherence to complex documentation and regulatory requirements, sound knowledge and experience in demanding applications, delivery consistency and a desire for long term cooperation are key aspects that distinguish HOSTAPHAN® as a high grade and recognised film in the market.

Properties of HOSTAPHAN® films:
  • broad thickness spectrum
  • different appearance (transparent, matte, opaque)
  • mechanical stability
  • purity of HOSTAPHAN® films, few additives
  • good migration and permeation behaviour
  • variant with hydrophilic surface, very low contact angle
Typical applications:
  • diagnostics (e.g. diagnosis or blood clotting strips)
  • capillary in diagnostic strips
  • transdermal therapeutic systems (TTS)
  • electrodes
  • membranes
  • face shields
  • dialysis and infusion bags

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