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Pharmaceutical packaging products benefit from firm yet flexible polymer

BioVyon™ sintered porous plastic materials and productsPorvair Filtration Group is at the forefront of new material development and products for the medical, pharmaceutical and life science markets. The company's range of proprietary BioVyonTM sintered porous plastic materials and products have been developed using novel technologies to help advance the achievable technical boundaries in these markets.

Included in the BioVyonTM range is porous polyethylene, a proprietary sintered material that delivers superior strength with reduced brittleness compared to standard polyethylene. These material characteristics, combined with elasticity, provide firm flexibility for easy insertion and excellent interference fit for use in pharmaceutical product packaging such as medicinal bottle vents and powder inlet supports and outlet vents in bicarbonate dialysis cartridges. Precisely manufactured to current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) in ISO-accredited clean rooms, BioVyonTM materials meet FDA approval and USP Class VI for biocompatibility and biosafety.

As a leading manufacturer of sintered porous plastics, Porvair Filtration Group offers a variety of core manufacturing competencies that ensure products meet customer requirements. These include fabrication of materials comprising shape cutting using 2D routing, rotary disc cutting or punching and assembly of products by hand, automation, bonding using heat, adhesives and ultrasonic welding. Facilities for low volume technical moulding with all engineering plastics (including PEEK) and an over moulding capability are also available.

Driven by market requirements, Porvair's range of BioVyonTM materials are continuously expanding and are available to both OEM and end user customers. To discuss your application please visit our stand at CompaMed / Medica 2011 or contact Porvair Filtration Group on +44-1489-864330 / +1-804-550-1600 / email

Porvair Filtration Group is an international leader in the development and supply of materials and products for applications in filtration and separation. Their expertise in a wide range of media and the dedication of their design, manufacturing, sales, test and research teams ensure they are at the forefront of filtration technology, delivering world class performance to the Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear, Energy, Chemical Process, Industrial Process, Water Treatment, Printing and Medical / Life Science markets. With offices and manufacturing sites located in the UK, Europe and the USA combined with a world-wide network of market representatives and distributors; they pride themselves on their continuous innovation and research to meet global demands.

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