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AQF announce the launch of their "SafeGuard" TPU packaging solutions for the orthopaedic implant industry!

Ensure your packaging is "Safe". "Guard" against package failures. You can trust "SafeGuard" when you need robust and reliable TPU protective packaging solutions!

Enterprise ireland backed company AQF Medical is Europe’s leading manufacturer of TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) protective packaging solutions.

AQF place particular focus on areas of the health industry where innovation, integration, and speed to market can drive substantial change for improving human health. Thier Safeguard TPU packaging solutions are manufactured in their ISO Class 8 cleanroom and are designed to protect a wide range of medical devices.

With its excellent mechanical, puncture and abrasion properties, Safeguard TPU protective packaging is an ideal material for use in many orthopaedic device applications. AQF’s Safeguard TPU is ISO 10993 biocompatible. Their packaging solutions are also compatible with ETO, Gamma, E-Beam and Autoclave sterilisation processes

Safeguard TPU exhibits excellent hydrolysis and fungus resistance. Therefore, Safeguard TPU is recommended for applications that have continuous exposure to water and high humidity environments.

 Key applications of Safeguard protective packaging include:

  • Knee implants
  • Hip implants
  • Spine implants
  • Pedicle screws
  • Osteotome blades