Industrial Rubber Goods Industrial Rubber Goods Industrial Rubber Goods
Industry Overview | Product Catalog | Suppliers Directory | Trade Leads | Industrial Rubber Products | Types of Rubber | Types of Synthetic Rubber
Associations | Publications | Articles

Industrial Applications

» Agricultural Industry
» Aerospace/ Aviation Industry
» Automobile Industry
» Chemical Industry
» Construction Industry
» Defense Industry
» Medical Industry
» Mining Industry
» Petroleum Industry
» Power Generation
» Printing & Paper Industry
» Textile Industry
» Other Industries

Industrial Rubber Products

» Anti Vibration Mountings
» Automobile Rubber Products
» Calendered Rubber Products
» Extruded Rubber Products
» Medical Rubber Products
» Metal Bonded Components
» Rubber Adhesives & Sealants
» Rubber Ball
» Rubber Bands
» Rubber Beading
» Rubber Bearing
» Rubber Belt
» Rubber Buckets
» Rubber Bullets
» Rubber Cable
» Rubber Coating
» Rubber Duct
» Rubber Expansion Joints
» Rubber Flooring/Matting
» Rubber Footwear
» Rubber Gloves
» Rubber Injection Parts
» Rubber Lining
» Rubber Magnets
» Rubber Molded Products
» Rubber Pads
» Rubber Rollers
» Rubber Stopper
» Rubber Suit
» Rubber Track
» Rubber Valve
» Rubber Balloon
» Rubber Stamps
» Rubber Fenders

Types of Synthetic Rubber

» Acrylic Rubber (ACM)
» Butadiene Rubber (BR)
» Butyl Rubber (IIR)
» Chlorosulfonated
Polyethylene(CSM)/ Hypalon

» Ethylene Propylene Diene
Monomer

» Fluoroelastomers (FKM)/Viton
» Isoprene Rubber (IR)
» Nitrile Rubber (NBR)
» Perfluoroelastomer (FFKM)
» Polychloroprene (CR)/Neoprene
» Polysulfide Rubber (PSR)
» Silicone Rubber (SiR)
» Styrene Butadiene Rubber

General Information

» Brief History of Rubber
» Natural Rubber
» Synthetic Rubber
Home  »  Industrial Applications  »  Medical Industry

Medical Industry

This medical industry as a whole consists of units mainly engaged in manufacturing medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment, establishment of hospitals, health care sectors, production of medicines and medical products, the status of the health care industry etc. This industry is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing industries. Consuming over 10 percent of gross domestic product of most developed nations, this sector can form an enormous part of a country's economy. The Indian health care and medical industry is now estimated to be a $17 billion (Rs 80,000 crore) industry.

Rubber products in Medical Industry

It is strange but true that rubber is such a commodity which finds its use in all aspects of life and various industries. The medical industry also make use of various rubber and rubber products.

Starting from gloves to injection parts, to condoms to tubes to caps and stoppers, including wheels and casters fixed on hospital beds and trolleys, there are wide categories of products made of rubber, which are used in the medical and health care industry. The medical industry also make use of rubber rollers in medical chart recorders and medical imaging equipment. Latex rubber or natural rubber products constitute the largest sub-sector within the rubber industry used in medical sector. Medical devices of latex such as medical gloves, catheters, diaphragms have registered increases in demand. Since ancient times, liquid rubber is used in the making of medicines. Products made from natural rubber, engineering components and latex products which are used in the battle against AIDS and other disease are essential to modern life.

Importance of rubber in the medical industry can better be known from the following products:




» Want Competitive Quotes from Verified Suppliers?
Send in your bulk rubber goods query!
Article Archive