About the Lubrizol Life Science Health - Medical Business

Our medical grade polymers are specifically formulated for superior biostability, biocompatibility and processing versatility, our medical polymers are utilized by global leaders throughout the industry.  We offer a full range of thermoplastic polyurethane material solutions such as Pellethane®, Isoplast®, Tecoflex, Tecothane, Carbothane and Pathway polymers as well as polymer customization to meet your performance needs.  Lubrizol’s comprehensive portfolio of medical grade TPUs are ideal for use in cardiology, urology, orthopedics, wound care and many other applications. We provide differentiated design, development and manufacturing services of components, subassemblies and finished devices. Our expertise is aligned with minimally invasive catheters and delivery systems as well as a broad array of silicone-based medical devices; as well as thermoplastic and silicone processing.

 

Featured Markets

Medical Vascular

Vascular

Providing medical grade resins for PIVC, CVC and PICC catheters and other vascular access devices.
Medical Cardiology

Cardiology

Providing polymer solutions for short and long term implantable cardiovascular applications, including guidewires, delivery systems, and pacemaker headers and leads.
Dental

Dental Devices

Providing medical grade thermoplastic polyurethanes ideal for oral devices such as dental aligners, retainers, mouthguards and orthodontic elastics.
Medical DED

Drug/Device Combination Products

Offering Pathway™ thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) excipients for controlled, sustained drug release in biodurable implants and combination products.

Highlighted Polymer Products

Polymer 2

Carbothane™ TPU

Offering excellent oxidative stability for long-term blood contact applications, these aliphatic and aromatic polycarbonate TPUs are available in natural and radiopaque formulations.
Pellethane

Pellethane® TPU

Ideal for medical device applications requiring flexibility and strength, these aromatic polyether and polyester TPUs are recognized for their history of use in medical applications 
Cardiology

Tecothane™ TPU

Designed for superior physical performance, these aromatic polyethers are available in natural, radiopaque and custom colors.
Oral Care

Isoplast® ETPU

Formulated for durability, these rigid aromatic polyurethanes exhibit superior toughness, impact, abrasion and chemical resistance.

Key Contract Manufacturing Services

Balloon catheter

Device Design

Specializing in the design of innovative devices, including drug coated balloons, catheter shaft assemblies, and complete delivery system designs, as per your product requirements. 
 
Catheters

Catheter Assemblies

Our team of experienced extrusion and catheter engineers closely collaborate with our customers to develop catheter shaft/catheter assemblies that meet application–specific requirements.
Silicone Extrusion

Silicone Assemblies

Providing a full range of services, such as extrusion, insert molding and encapsulation, bonding and reinforcing, and other medical assembly techniques to prepare our customers' medical devices for market.
 
Extrusioin

Precision Extrusion

Expertise in tight-tolerance silicone and thermoplastic medical extrusions, specializing in multilumen profiles and complex geometries for your tubing needs.