Biocompatible Laser Marking for medical plastic devices

Foster Corporation introduces LazerMed™, a Laser Marking Technology for medical applications such as tubing and catheter shafts. LazerMed™ is manufactured using state-of-the-art laser marking pigments which are melt blended into the polymers during compounding. These pigments provide a versatile printing platform that can be used in a vast majority of plastic materials, including transparent and opaque materials used in medical device applications. The result is a permanent, legible and accurate marking with no effect on sterilization processes. Laser marking pigments are weather durable, available for high temperature applications and have passed USP Class VI testing for biocompatibiltiy.