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The best rubber materials for high temperature applications

06. July 2021

Did you know that excessive heat can erode rubber materials over time?

Extreme temperatures can lead to degraded performance and, in some cases, premature failure. Natural rubber, for example, should never be used in applications where the temperature remains at 158 degrees Fahrenheit (70 degrees Celsius) or higher.

So what is the alternative? For applications that take place in high temperatures, synthetic rubber grades can be chemically manufactured to withstand temperatures above 300 degrees Celsius or 570 degrees Fahrenheit.

If you need a rubber material that can withstand high temperatures, consider using one of the compounds featured in this blog post. 

Hearing loss – Why it deserves more attention

21. April 2021

Impairment of hearing and hearing loss are a major problem worldwide that does not receive enough attention. This is the conclusion reached by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its "Report on Hearing". According to the report, around 1.5 billion people worldwide currently suffer from hearing loss. 430 million people are affected by severe and limiting hearing loss. According to the WHO forecast, the number of people with hearing impairment is expected to rise to 2.5 billion by 2050, with 700 million of them requiring medical care. In its report, WHO addresses the global extent of hearing impairment, describes causal and preventive factors of hearing loss, and identifies effective interventions, and health challenges and solutions. In this blog post, we will present key findings from the report.

Trade Shows 2021

11. March 2021

Due to the Corona pandemic, there is again a great deal of uncertainty among organizers, exhibitors and visitors as to which trade shows can take place this year.

Here you will find an overview of the current status of important (European) medical technology trade fairs.