Infection Prevention: Custom Solutions, Enhancing Patient Health and Safety
At UFP Technologies we understand that infection prevention is a top priority for our customers in the medical industry. We strive to design and develop innovative solutions that meet the unique standards of health professionals. Within the infection prevention space, we provide our customers with cleanroom manufactured solutions to eliminate particulates and ensure low microbial levels. These solutions are made from a range of medical grade materials that are compatible with multiple sterilization methods to ensure sterility of the finished product.
With decades of experience designing and fabricating innovative components and products for the medical industry, UFP Technologies is equipped with the knowledge and expertise to provide your company with solutions to your most challenging needs.
Our access to a variety of medical grade materials, from foams, fabrics and plastics, along with our extensive knowledge of their unique properties allows us to match up the appropriate materials for your particular project.
UFP Technologies has designed and fabricated a range of infection prevention products and components for the medical industry including:
- Applicators (CHG, Isopropyl Alcohol, Iodine)
- Surgical prep sponges
- Luer and injection port disinfecting cleaners
- IV luer
UFP Technologies has access to a range of advanced medical grade materials. These materials are compatible with multiple sterilization methods and can be processed and laundered in cleanroom and controlled environments. The following materials are commonly used for creating infection prevention components and products:
Medical foams – Our medical grade closed-cell and open-cell foams have been tested, passed and certified to comply with the ISO 10993 protocol. Many of these foams are compatible with autoclave, EtO and gamma sterilization methods. We have the ability to impregnate these foams with a number of substances to achieve unique properties that meet your requirements.
Thermoplastic polyurethane films (TPU) – TPU is a durable plastic film that provides puncture and abrasion resistance. TPU meets USP Class VI standards for use with medical applications and is compatible with EtO and Gamma sterilization.
Nonwoven Fabrics – Nonwoven fabrics offer properties that are ideal for infection prevention products such a liquid absorption and bacterial barrier protection.
UFP Technologies has five manufacturing facilities throughout the country that are ISO 13485:2003 certified, which house multiple ISO Class 8 (Class 100,000) and ISO Class 7 (Class 10,000) cleanroom facilities. Acting as an extension of your R&D and engineering teams, UFP Technologies designs and develops custom infection prevention solutions utilizing the following capabilities and fabrication methods: