New standard range of meliflex XM compounds


MELITEK introduces a new standard range of the well known meliflex XM TPE compounds for medical moulding applications.

With the new XM range MELITEK has commercialized a series of standard compounds dedicated to the injection moulding industry. As with all meliflex materials the materials contain various approvals for use in the medical/pharmaceutical field.

Main features are:

  • Hardness range from 5 to 95 Shore A
  • Resistance against Gamma, Beta/E-Beam and EtO sterilization
  • Easy processing, no pre-drying required
  • Excellent bonding to PP, PE and EVA
  • Phthalate, Latex and Bisphenol free
  • No substances listed on ECHA's Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)
  • No substances of animal origin

Based on these standard materials several specific compounds are developed for:

  • Bonding to polar substrates e.g. PA, ABS, PC etc.
  • Medical stoppers
  • Drip chambers (with possibility for solvent bonding)
  • Customized colours and laser marking/welding

meliflex products are dedicated to medical applications and are offered with extensive medical service package that includes:

  • Change control management
  • Full traceability
  • Compliance statement on eg. USP 88 (class VI) and ISO 10993-5