If this medical device could talk, what would it say?
Your choice of lubricant could derail your entire product launch schedule.

TriboFilm Research

Specializing in surface engineering and tribological technologies

We are TriboFilm Research Inc., a research and development company, based in Raleigh NC (USA). We take on lubrication challenges in medical devices and pre-filled containers — so you don’t have to. We have helped pharmaceutical and device companies solve problems such as lubricant-induced protein aggregation, dose inaccuracy, and inconsistent syringe forces. Explore our website and let us know how we can help you!

Facing friction problems in your medical device?

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Struggling with particles in your prefilled container?

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Other Material Science or lubricant challenges?

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Tribofilm has already commercialized two next-generation coating technologies that offer much-needed alternatives to silicone oil: TriboGlide-DS® and TriboLink-Si®.

TriboGlide-DS® and TriboLink-Si® were developed with support from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (Small Business Innovation Research grants).

“Ideally, the industry would like a universal immobilised-lubricant syringe system applicable to glass and plastic syringes of all formats, which has consistent plunger forces and adds no particles to the drug medium.”

Next-Generation Lubrication Solutions for Pharmaceutical Packaging, On Drug Delivery Magazine, Fall 2015.

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