COMPOSITE REINFORCED COATINGS
The future of medical device coatings

By Billy McKee, Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Merit Medical Since the advent of Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) free coating materials,1 the medical device industry as a whole has observed increased levels of coating-related issues.2 Underlying these issues is the concern that PFOA- free coating materials demonstrate reduced levels of fluoropolymer layer adhesion and cohesion, resulting in […]