HURON, OHIO (July 28, 3:30 p.m. ET) — Senior chemist Emmett O'Brien works to support Eastman Chemical Co.'s Tritan co-polyester. He knows a lot about how chemicals react with polymers, particular in medical devices.
In this exclusive video from Plastics News' recent Plastics in Medical Devices conference, O'Brien shares how strong disinfectants and other hospital chemicals resist polymers in devices, and how engineers are getting around the problem.
Plastics in Medical Devices, sponsored by Plastics News Global Group, was held in Huron.