Duke Extrusion extrudes materials with antimicrobial properties for applications where improved resistance to infection is desired such as indwelling catheters. Antimicrobial tubing is also used to prevent bacterial contamination in a variety of applications.
A variety of base polymers may be compounded with specific antimicrobial materials to produce a resultant polymer suitable for extruding a range of profiles. Duke Extrusion can recommend and processes a variety of polymers that may be designed specifically to the customer’s application.
Biodegradable antimicrobial polymers are providing for the emergence of applications where the properties of the material can exhibit antimicrobial function over a programmable duration of time.