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TOPAS COC to be Injection Molded at K 2019 on KraussMaffei NETSTAL Elion 800

16 Cavity Tool Producing Medical Syringes

RAUMHEIM, Germany, 27 September 2019 - At the K 2019 plastics exposition in Düsseldorf, Germany (16-23 October 2019), KraussMaffei will feature its NETSTAL Elion 800 injection molding machine. This advanced all-electric unit will produce transparent, high purity syringe barrels in a 16-cavity mold at the show. The syringes will be made from TOPAS 6013M-07, a medical grade of TOPAS COC (cyclic olefin copolymer) specifically engineered for demanding healthcare applications.

KraussMaffei has issued a presentation covering the details of the machine and the process.

At K 2019, the KraussMaffei exhibit is located in Hall 15, Booth C24-C27. The Polyplastics/TOPAS exhibit is in Hall 7a, Booth B02.


Press Contact: 
Joerg Strack
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About TOPAS Advanced Polymers and Polyplastics

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is the world’s leading maker of COC (cyclic olefin copolymer), a glass-clear and extremely pure plastic for healthcare, optics, packaging, and electronics applications. From insulin delivery, to food contact films, to tablet and smartphone components, TOPAS® COC is the high performance material of choice. The broad global regulatory compliance of TOPAS COC can make your next development a simpler task. 

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is a business of Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a global leader in the development and production of engineering thermoplastic solutions. Along with COC, the company’s broad product portfolio includes POM, PPS, PBT, and LCP plastics. The company has the largest global market share of POM, LCP and COC. With more than 50 years of experience, the company is backed by a strong global network of R&D, production, and sales resources capable of creating advanced solutions for an ever-changing global marketplace.

TOPAS® is a registered trademark of TOPAS Advanced Polymers GmbH in Germany, the United States, and other countries for its family of cyclic olefin copolymer resins.