Medical Device Enclosures

Medical Device Enclosures
Medical Device Enclosures

Boltaron sheet is widely regarded as a premier material for thermoforming equipment housings of many types, but it is particularly suited for components of stationary, mobile and countertop medical equipment enclosures such as:

  • Open MRIs
  • CT scanners
  • Ultrasound scanners
  • X-ray equipment
  • PET scanners
  • Coils and peripherals
  • Medical and dental equipment bases
  • Analyzers of all types
This is because medical equipment enclosures thermoformed of Boltaron sheet can withstand hard use encountered 24/7 in medical facilities, while complying with required certifications — and continue to look good after years of rough service:
  • Extreme impact resistance to 20 ft-lbs/in (1059 J/m) withstands high impact from wheelchairs, gurneys, crash rails, corner guards, etc
  • Extreme chemical resistance allows repeated, thorough cleaning of blood, grime and graffiti using concentrated cleansers
  • UL Std 94 V-0, UL Std 94 5V, ASTM E-84 and ASTM E-62 fire ratings allow compliance with local, national and international codes
  • Thermoformability maintains uniform wall thickness, even on outside corners, precisely where most impact occurs
  • Unlimited monolithic colors, and unlimited metallic colors with scratch-resistant, integrally colored caps, match any corporate color scheme while making severe gouges and scratches inconspicuous
  • Non-hygroscopic to greatly reduce potential for MRI resonance interference compared to other materials

These and other features are detailed on data sheets for the following Boltaron sheet grades recommended for medical equipment housings:

Most popular grade
  • Boltaron 4335
    Boltaron 4335 is a proprietary, fire retardant, extruded Acrylic/PVC Alloy sheet. Boltaron 4335 offers a UL 94 V-0 rating, excellent impact strength, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance, rigidity and thermoformability. Boltaron 4335 is cost competitive with FR ABS but offers superior performance.

  • Boltaron 1165
    Boltaron® 1165 sheet, extruded from select aircraft and electrical grade recycled trim and resin, provides an exceptional combination of UL 94 V-0 compliance, physical properties, consistent thermoforming and low cost compared with other flame rated sheet products.

  • Boltaron 4330M (Metallic)
    Boltaron 4330M is a proprietary, dual layer, metallic thermoplastic sheet. Boltaron 4330 offers a UL 94 V-0 rating and meets stringent FAA flammability requirements. Boltaron 4330M combines excellent impact strength, abrasion resistance, rigidity, and chemical resistance with superior thermoformability.

  • Boltaron 4550
    Boltaron 4550 is an extruded PVC/Acrylic alloy sheet, capped with a clear, high gloss, acrylic Korad® film. Boltaron 4550 offers excellent UV resistance, impact strength, abrasion resistance, stain and chemical resistance, and thermoformability.

  • Boltaron 6540
    Boltaron 6540 is a proprietary, fire retardant, extruded ABS/PVC Alloy sheet that meets stringent FAA flammability requirements and UL Standard 94 V-0. Boltaron 6540 offers excellent impact strength, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance and thermoformability.

Also see:
Equipment Enclosures
Kiosk Enclosures


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