Next Generation Lubricant Technologies That Reduce Particles and Stabilize Syringe Forces

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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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.​


Our white paper in OnDrug Delivery Magazine

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