Your membrane application requires a unique solution to achieve best performance and safe operation

Based on your specific requirements such as blood compatibility, gas transfer, ligand attachment or absorption of biological molecules, AMT supplies or develops the best membrane solution to meet your needs.

Applications

AMT has extensive expertise in supporting medical product development programs. Coated flat films and hollow fiber membrane modules are available for R&D, institutional and diagnostic applications, and for material evaluation studies. We can support your device development programs with pilot runs and commercial volume production of hollow fibers membranes.

Materials

Materials ranging from polyethylene, polypropylene, polymethylpentenes (PMP), nylons, cellulosic, carbons, ceramics, and fluoropolymers to polyamides in flat film or hollow fiber configurations can be coated and made into advanced composite membranes.

Rapid Development, Protoyping and Scale Up

AMT leverages its international research and development resources to identify or to rapidly develop the best membrane technology for your specific needs. We can provide lab samples or conduct pilot runs for tailored membrane solutions and projects. AMT has extensive expertise in supporting medical product development programs.

GMP and Clean Room Manufacturing For All Medical Grade Membranes

AMT offers large scale GMP production within clean room facilities. A strict quality assurance program ensures consistent and high performance for AMT’s membranes.

Technology

Coatings tailored to applications requiring biocompatibility, gas separation, antibacterial, anti-thrombogenic and/or biological affinity properties require use of several advanced and highly sophisticated technologies. Find the best medical membrane solution at AMT for your specific application requirements.

Bio Processing

AMT offers tailored membrane surface chemistries for a range of bioprocessing applications. Membrane surfaces can contain hydroxyl groups, amino groups, sulfoxides, as well as Nano coatings of silicones, fluorosilicones, fluoropolymers, hydrocarbon polymers or grafted gels.

Applications/Process

Strong, integrally skinned outer layers of AMT coatings onto membrane substrates allow tailoring for several bio-applications such as:

  • CONTROLLED PORE SIZE MEMBRANES FOR Ultrafiltration of Biomolecules.
  • PERMSELEVTIVE EXTRACTIVE Bioreactors
  • CELL CULTURE Bioreactors
  • BIOXYGENATION for long term applications
  • Custom coated AFFINITY MEMBRANES

Membrane Material/Construction

AMT’s composite membranes are stronger than commonly used bioprocess materials. Made from FDA grade materials with zero extractables, the membranes are solvent resistant.

Technology

AMT uses a blend of Plasma polymerization and conventional technologies to create its products. Advantages of AMT’s technology are enhanced chemical, thermal, and long term stability due to coated composite membrane structures made from robust materials.

Gas Filtration & Transfer

AMT offers innovative advanced composite membranes tailored to your specific gas transfer requirements. Advantages include higher selectivity, better gas exchange rates, resistance to blood plasma leakage, and longer membrane lifetimes.

Applications/Process

  • BLOOD GAS TRANSFER such as blood oxygenation and carbon dioxide removal for medical devices like ARTIFICAL LUNGS
  • GAS TRANSFER TO LIQUIDS such as ozonation and oxygenation of drinking water an applications in fermenters or bioreactors
  • GAS ENRICHMENT such as
    • Portable oxygen for respiratory care
    • Oxygen enrichment for enhanced fuel cell output
    • Beverages carbonation
  • DEGASSIFICATION OF LIQUIDS such as
    • Removal of oxygen from water in electronics, semiconductor processes
    • Beverage degassing

Membrane Material/Construction

Your specific application requirements determine the proper selection of a particular membrane material.

Technology

AMT’s technologies optimize your processes by offering uniquely designed membranes adapted to your specific requirements.

Diagnostics

AMT offers custom surface coated membranes and microporous beads tailored to your diagnostic application.

Applications/Process

AMT offers coated surfaces such as:

  • Amino and hydroxyl functional coatings: for attachment with enzymes and other biomolecules
  • Platinum, gold and ruthenium: coated onto porous beads, discs and membranes for coordinative chemistry useful for synthesis of biomolecules
  • Functionalized surfaces for self-assembly of biomolecules
  • Electro conductive coatings – for development of novel biomolecular separations/sensors
  • Gels – such as polyacryllic acid for drug release or affinity attachment
  • Passive coatings – for nonbinding of nonspecific biomolecules or proteins

Membrane Material/Construction

Specific application requirements determine the proper selection of a particular membrane material.

Technology

AMT’s technologies optimize your processes by offering uniquely designed membranes adapted to your specific requirements.

SILGLIDE®

SILGLIDE® COATINGS are extremely lubricious, submicron in thickness, chemically resistant and biocompatible.

Carbond

CARBOND COATINGS are of atomic dimension, retain substrate morphology and strength, and are chemically resistant and water wettable.

Fluorocarb

FLUOROCARB COATINGS are ultrathin, chemically resistant, highly hydrophobic and biocompatible.

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