Medical Films

Coating and Casting Specialty Medical Film Products

For over 100 years, Carestream Health has been a leading provider of high-quality medical imaging films. Carestream uses the same technologies, manufacturing equipment and expertise to help customers produce a wide range of specialty medical films and products.

Our precision coating and casting processes utilize advanced methods, backed by 100% automated in-line film quality inspection systems, extensive analytical testing and clean room practices, to meet stringent FDA and ISO standards. Customers leverage this expertise along with our product development know-how to bring new and improved products to the healthcare industry – from advanced wound care materials and diagnostic test strips to films for highly selective medical membranes.

Medical Coating and Casting Capabilities:

  • Precision casting
  • FDA/ISO certified systems
  • Clean room
  • Primed PET film substrates for diagnostic tests

Process Development Advantages:

  • Lab, pilot and production coaters available to scale-up solution-coated products
  • Understanding of the complex variables and stringent quality guidelines required for medical and pharmaceutical products
  • Relationships with substrate/chemical suppliers
  • Streamlined validations because Installation (IQ), Operational (OQ), and Performance (PQ) Qualification methodology is well understood and routinely practiced
  • Ongoing manufacturing is performed in ISO 9001 or ISO 13485 certified operations

Custom Medical Product Expertise:

  • Diagnostic test strips
  • Coated films or membranes constructed on release liners for advanced wound care including solution-coated PU films
  • Hydrophobic and hydrophilic coatings
  • Barrier coatings for packaging
  • Anti-microbial coatings
  • Solution cast films for optical applications and precision filtration media

Carestream Medical Coating and Casting Resources:

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For more information, contact Brian Pahl to learn how Carestream can bring high quality and performance advantages for your medical products through commercial scale-up.

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