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polypropylene

/poly·pro·py·lene/ (pol″e-pro´pĭ-lēn) a synthetic, crystalline, thermoplastic polymer with a molecular weight of 40,000 or more and the general formula (C3H5)n; uses include nonabsorbable sutures, surgical casts, and the membranes for membrane oxygenators.

polypropylene

a polyolefin available in monofilament form and used as a nonabsorbable surgical suture. Very popular as a vascular suture material. Like most synthetics it has poor knot security but it causes little tissue reaction and has very long life. It is also available in mesh form.
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There are only a few companies in the world supplying paper handles and handle applicators," said Roy Tetreault, general manager of Roberts PolyPro.
In the second example, Pro Mach's Roberts PolyPro division was noted for producing 100% recyclable single and multi-pack handles for the beverage industry that average 5 to 35 percent less resin than alternative processes.
Alternative pleat configurations for CUNO's PolyPro XL filters and LifeAssure filters are available which will allow CUNO to continue to sell these products unencumbered by the Pall patents.
Roberts PolyPro, a division of Pro Mach, and Label Vision Systems (LVS([R])) jointly introduced today CartonSpec([TM]) -- a high-speed vision inspection and data acquisition system for folding cartons.
Our industry leading divisions and brands include Allpax, Axon, Fowler Products, Ossid, and Roberts PolyPro in Primary Packaging; Brenton, Orion Packaging, Rennco, and Wexxar Packaging in End-of-Line Packaging; and ID Technology and Labeling Systems in Identification and Tracking.
After purchasing Wexxar, PRO MACH acquired Alexandria, Minnesota-based Brenton Engineering Company, a manufacturer of case packing machines, and Charlotte, North Carolina-based Roberts Polypro Inc.
Our industry leading divisions and brands include Allpax, Axon, Fowler Products, Ossid, and Roberts PolyPro in Primary Packaging; Brenton, Orion Packaging, Rennco, and Wexxar/BEL in End-of-Line Packaging; and ID Technology and Labeling Systems (LSI) in Identification and Tracking.
A second product in the health care market is the Polypro XL(TM),
Extreem PolyPro is a coextruded PP sheet family intended for use in tractor side panels and roofs, boat decks, motorcycle fenders, and more.
Our industry leading divisions and brands include Allpax, Axon, Fowler Products, Ossid, and Roberts PolyPro in Primary Packaging; Brenton Engineering, Orion Packaging, Rennco, and Wexxar Packaging in End-of-Line Packaging; ID Technology and LSI in Identification and Tracking.
Our industry leading divisions and brands include Allpax, Axon, Fowler Products, Ossid, and Roberts PolyPro in Primary Packaging; Brenton Engineering, Currie by Brenton, Orion Packaging, Rennco, and Wexxar Packaging in End-of-Line Packaging; and ID Technology in Identification and Tracking.
Pall alleges that Cuno's Polypro XL and LifeAssure filters infringe two of its patents, US 5,543,047 and US 5,690,765.