Plastics Today: Shift Out of PVC Relies on Proprietary Welding Process

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At the heart of a potentially large-scale shift away from PVC in medical applications is a highly proprietary technology that makes it possible to inexpensively weld very thin gauge polyolefin elastomers.

Genesis Plastics Welding showed the latest versions of its ecoGenesis radio frequency (RF) welding technology at NPE2012, but the underlying technology is not new; it was invented in the 1980s by Robert C. Smith, who is the current board chairman of Genesis.

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