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Medical Plastics: Technologies and Global Markets

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BCC Research

Published Date : Feb 2017

Category :

Diseases & Conditions

No. of Pages : 241 Pages


The global market for medical plastics reached nearly 12.0 billion pounds in 2015. This market is expected to increase from nearly 12.7 billion pounds in 2016 to nearly 17.2 billion pounds in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2% for 2016-2021.
The commodity thermoplastics market is expected to grow from 7.6 billion pounds in 2016 to nearly 10.3 billion pounds in 2021 at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2016 through 2021.
The thermosets market is expected to grow from 908.1 million pounds in 2016 to 1.2 billion pounds at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2016 through 2021.

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Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
REASONS FOR DOING STUDY
SCOPE OF REPORT
METHODOLOGY
INTENDED AUDIENCE
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
Chapter 2 SUMMARY
Chapter 3 OVERVIEW
TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE
GEOGRAPHICAL STRUCTURE OF DEMAND FOR MEDICAL PLASTICS
POLYMERS USED IN MEDICAL DEVICES
COMMODITY THERMOPLASTICS
ENGINEERING RESINS
THERMOSET RESINS
SUMMARY OF RESIN USAGE IN MEDICAL DEVICES
Chapter 4 LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ISSUES
UNITED STATES
FDA REGULATIONS
PLASTICS TESTING PROCEDURES
BIOCOMPATIBILITY ISSUES
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
FDA Regulation of 3-D Printed Medical Devices
EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
JAPAN
OTHER COUNTRIES
CANADA
CHINA
India
LATIN AMERICAN NATIONS
Chapter 5 ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
BACKGROUND
MEDICAL WASTE
SOURCE REDUCTION
RECYCLING
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
Chapter 6 RECENT PATENTS RELATED TO POLYMERS AND MEDICAL DEVICES
COVALENTLY ATTACHED ANTIMICROBIAL POLYMERS
BIOABSORBABLE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS
POLYISOBUTYLENE, UREA AND URETHANE/UREA COPOLYMERS AND MEDICAL LEADS
MEDICAL DEVICES AND MATERIALS CONTAINING ISOBUTYLENE POLYMER
SIDE-CHAIN CRYSTALLIZABLE POLYMERS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATION
MEDICAL POLYMERS CONTAINING RADIATION RESISTANT POLYMERS
COATINGS FOR MANUFACTURE AND APPLICATION OF POLYHYDROXY-ALKANOATE MEDICAL DEVICES
LOW FRICTION POLYMERIC COMPOSITIONS AS WELL AS DEVICES AND DEVICE FABRICATION METHODS
THERMAL RESPONSIVE POLYMER SILOXANES, COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS AND APPLICATIONS
MONOMERS AND PHASE-SEPARATED BIOCOMPATIBLE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS ARE PREPARED
MODIFIED HYALURONIC ACID POLYMER COMPOSITIONS
METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ANTIMICROBIAL IMPLANTS OF POLYETHERETHER KETONES
MONO ETHYLENICALLY UNSATURATED POLYMERIZABLE GROUP CONTAINING POLYCARBOSILOXANE MOMOMERS
COPOLYMERS AND DIHYDROXYPHENYL MOIETIES AND MEDICAL DEVICES COATED WITH COPOLYMERS
METHODS FOR MAKING OXIDATION RESISTANT POLYMERIC MATERIAL
MEDICAL DEVICES AND COATINGS COMPRISING BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS WITH ENHANCED FUNCTIONALITY
POLYMERIC MATERIALS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Chapter 7 MEDICAL DEVICE PLASTIC PROCESSES
INJECTION MOLDING
BACKGROUND
DETAILS
EXTRUSION
BACKGROUND
SINGLE- AND TWIN-SCREW EXTRUSION
EXTRUSION AND MELT FILM FABRICATION
BLOWN FILMS
FILM CASTING
SOLVENT CASTING
BLOW MOLDING
OVERVIEW
EXTRUSION BLOW MOLDING
INJECTION BLOW MOLDING
STRETCH BLOW MOLDING
THERMOFORMING
HISTORY
OVERVIEW
APPLICATIONS
Chapter 8 STERILIZATION TECHNIQUES
OVERVIEW OF METHODS
ETHYLENE OXIDE GAS STERILIZATION
RADIATION STERILIZATION
GAMMA RADIATION
E-BEAM RADIATION
VAPORIZED HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
DRY-HEAT STERILIZATION
GAMMA RADIATION VS. ETO
THE MOVE TO GLOBAL STERILIZATION STANDARDS
POLYMER REACTIONS TO STERILIZATION METHODS
BACKGROUND
PVC
POLYPROPYLENE
POLYETHYLENE
ABS AND SAN
POLYCARBONATE
POLYSTYRENE
POLYESTERS
RADIATION RESISTANCE
Chapter 9 VALIDATION TESTS FOR MEDICAL PLASTICS
BACKGROUND
RATINGS AND TESTS
SELECTED STERILIZATION STANDARDS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Chapter 10 APPLICATIONS
Chapter 11 RESINS USED IN MEDICAL DEVICES
Chapter 12 COMMODITY THERMOPLASTICS
Chapter 13 STYRENIC RESINS
Chapter 14 ENGINEERING RESINS
Chapter 15 THERMOSET RESINS
Chapter 16 THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS (TPES)
Chapter 17 POLYMER ALLOYS AND BLENDS
Chapter 18 BIOPOLYMERS AND BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS
Chapter 19 MISCELLANEOUS RESINS
Chapter 20 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Chapter 21 NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Chapter 22 COMPANY PROFILES OF KEY SUPPLIERS, PROCESSORS AND COMPOUNDERS OF PLASTICS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Chapter 23 SELECTED KEY ACRONYMS

List of Table

Summary Table : GLOBAL MEDICAL PLASTICS MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 1 : LEADING GLOBAL MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES, 2015
Table 2 : SELECTED RESIN USAGE BY TYPE OF MEDICAL DEVICE
Table 3 : RADIATION RESISTANCE OF KEY MEDICAL PLASTICS
Table 4 : SELECTED TESTS FOR PLASTICS USED IN MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Table 5 : SELECTED AND RANDOM EXAMPLES OF STERILIZATION STANDARDS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Table 6 : GLOBAL MEDICAL PLASTICS MARKET, BY OVERALL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 7 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE MEDICAL PLASTIC MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 8 : SELECTED KEY MANUFACTURERS OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
Table 9 : GLOBAL SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 10 : GLOBAL COMMODITY THERMOPLASTIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 11 : GLOBAL STYRENIC RESIN SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 12 : GLOBAL SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY OTHER RESINS, THROUGH 2021
Table 13 : KEY SELECTED MEDICAL TESTING AND DIAGNOSTIC COMPANIES
Table 14 : GLOBAL TESTING AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 15 : GLOBAL COMMODITY THERMOPLASTIC TESTING AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 16 : GLOBAL STYRENIC RESIN TESTING AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 17 : GLOBAL TESTING AND DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT MARKET, BY OTHER RESINS, THROUGH 2021
Table 18 : GLOBAL PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 19 : GLOBAL COMMODITY THERMOPLASTIC PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 20 : GLOBAL PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS MARKET, BY OTHER RESINS, THROUGH 2021
Table 21 : GLOBAL DENTAL AND OPHTHALMIC MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 22 : GLOBAL DENTAL AND OPHTHALMIC MARKET, BY SPECIFIC RESIN USAGE, THROUGH 2021
Table 23 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE MEDICAL PLASTIC MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 24 : SELECTED KEY MEDICAL BAG MANUFACTURERS
Table 25 : GLOBAL MEDICAL BAG MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 26 : OTHER SELECTED SYRINGE MANUFACTURERS
Table 27 : GLOBAL SYRINGES MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 28 : EXAMPLES OF DISPOSABLE MEDICAL PLASTIC LABWARE
Table 29 : SELECTED PLASTIC MEDICAL LABWARE SUPPLIERS
Table 30 : GLOBAL MEDICAL LABWARE MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 31 : RESIN PROPERTY CRITERIA-CATHETERS
Table 32 : SELECTED KEY CATHETER MANUFACTURERS
Table 33 : GLOBAL CATHETER AND IV UNIT MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 34 : MATERIAL PROPERTY CRITERIA-KITS
Table 35 : GLOBAL KITS MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 36 : COMMON FEATURES OF SELECTED APPLICATIONS FOR PRIMARY RESINS USED IN MEDICAL TUBING
Table 37 : SAMPLE APPLICATIONS FOR FLEXIBLE MEDICAL TUBING BY MAJOR CATEGORY
Table 38 : SELECTED PLASTIC MEDICAL TUBING EXTRUDERS
Table 39 : GLOBAL TUBING MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 40 : SELECTED KEY MEDICAL GLOVE MANUFACTURERS AND MAJOR PRODUCTS
Table 41 : GLOBAL MEDICAL GLOVE MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 42 : GLOBAL MEDICAL UTENSIL MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 43 : RESIN PROPERTY CRITERIA -TRAYS
Table 44 : SELECTED PLASTIC MEDICAL TRAY MANUFACTURERS
Table 45 : GLOBAL TRAYS MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 46 : PHYSICAL PROPERTY ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MEDICAL PLASTIC
Table 47 : SELECTED RESIN USAGE BY TYPE OF MEDICAL DEVICE
Table 48 : GLOBAL MEDICAL PLASTICS MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 49 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE MEDICAL MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 50 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE MEDICAL MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 51 : LEADING GLOBAL PVC PRODUCERS
Table 52 : LEADING GLOBAL POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCERS
Table 53 : LEADING GLOBAL HDPE PRODUCERS
Table 54 : GLOBAL LDPE PRODUCERS AND LOCATIONS
Table 55 : GLOBAL COMMODITY THERMOPLASTIC MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 56 : GLOBAL COMMODITY THERMOPLASTICS, BY DISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 57 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE COMMODITY THERMOPLASTIC MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 58 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE PVC MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 59 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE POLYPROPYLENE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 60 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE HDPE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 61 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE LDPE/LLDPE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 62 : GLOBAL COMMODITY THERMOPLASTICS MARKET, BY NONDISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 63 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE COMMODITY THERMOPLASTIC MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 64 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE PVC MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 65 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE POLYPROPYLENE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 66 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE HDPE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 67 : FABRICATION METHODS AND USES FOR POLYSTYRENE
Table 68 : SBC MAJOR PRODUCTS SEGMENTED BY POLYMER PROCESS
Table 69 : GLOBAL STYRENIC RESIN MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 70 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE STYRENIC RESIN MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 71 : GLOBAL STYRENIC RESINS MARKET, BY DISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 72 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE POLYSTYRENE, OR HIPS, MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 73 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE STYRENIC RESIN MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 74 : GLOBAL STYRENIC RESINS MARKET, BY NONDISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 75 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE POLYSTYRENE, OR HIPS, MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 76 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE ABS MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 77 : KEY GLOBAL POLYCARBONATE TRADE-NAMED PRODUCTS AND PRODUCERS
Table 78 : KEY GLOBAL NYLON RESIN PRODUCERS
Table 79 : TEN LARGEST GLOBAL PET PRODUCERS
Table 80 : KEY GLOBAL POLYCACETAL PRODUCERS AND TRADE NAMED PRODUCTS
Table 81 : TYPICAL APPLICATIONS OF POLYACETALS
Table 82 : GLOBAL PRODUCERS OF POLYKETONES
Table 83 : GLOBAL LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER PRODUCERS
Table 84 : GLOBAL ENGINEERING RESIN MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 85 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE ENGINEERING RESIN MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 86 : GLOBAL ENGINEERING RESINS MARKET, BY DISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 87 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE POLYCARBONATE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 88 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE POLYESTER MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 89 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE POLYCARBONATE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 90 : SELECTED KEY SILICONE MEDICAL DEVICE PRODUCERS
Table 91 : GLOBAL THERMOSET MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 92 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE THERMOSET RESIN MEDICAL MARKET, BY RESIN, THROUGH 2021
Table 93 : GLOBAL THERMOSET RESINS MARKET, BY DISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 94 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE ACRYLIC MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 95 : GLOBAL DISPOSABLE SILICONE MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 96 : GLOBAL THERMOSET RESINS MARKET, BY NONDISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021
Table 97 : GLOBAL NONDISPOSABLE ACRYLIC MEDICAL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 98 : SELECTED MEDICAL SILICONE-POLYURETHANE COPOLYMER PRODUCTS
Table 99 : GLOBAL TPE MEDICAL MARKET, BY TYPE, THROUGH 2021
Table 100 : GLOBAL TPE MARKET, BY DISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 101 : SELECTED FLUOROPOLYMER MEDICAL DEVICE SUPPLIERS
Table 102 : GLOBAL MISCELLANEOUS RESINS MARKET, BY MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 103 : GLOBAL MISCELLANEOUS RESINS MARKET, BY NONDISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 104 : GLOBAL MISCELLANEOUS RESINS MARKET, BY DISPOSABLE MEDICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021
Table 105 : LEADING MEDICAL INJECTION MOLDERS
Table 106 : LEADING MEDICAL FILM AND SHEET MANUFACTURERS
Table 107 : LEADING MEDICAL BLOW MOLDERS
Table 108 : LEADING MEDICAL THERMOFORMERS
Table 109 : SELECTED TRADE-NAMED PRODUCTS, TYPES OF RESINS, AND PRODUCERS USED IN MEDICAL DEVICES

List of Chart

Summary Figure : GLOBAL MEDICAL PLASTICS MARKET, BY RESIN, 2015-2021

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