Today, the world is facing an unprecedented challenge with COVID-19. In these turbulent and uncertain times, healthcare and food security have become areas of critical concern across the globe.
At SABIC, we are collaborating with our partners and prioritizing requests for the much-needed materials to customers to urgently develop innovative solutions to help address these pressing challenges. These include:
COVID-19 Test Kits
The materials required for these test kit cartridges must meet stringent medical requirements with properties including strong chemical resistance and impact resistance to protect the healthcare workers conducting the tests, and high clarity to allow visibility of the chemical reactions inside the test kit.Read more
Ventilators & Intensive Care Equipment
Our engineering thermoplastics portfolio includes solutions that are flame retardant, biocompatible and have strong chemical resistance to withstand potential corrosion from the strong disinfectants used in hospitals, which makes them suitable for healthcare related applications. These properties enable our customers to produce hundreds of thousands of ventilators, respiratory masks and other critical medical devices that help save lives across the globe.Read more
Materials for speed-building hospitals
As governments and health authorities across the world raced to build hospitals to house coronavirus patients, we collaborated with our customers in the building & construction industries to enable them to lay key infrastructures such as pipes for water and gas that are easy to assemble, and anti-bacterial cladding sheets to serve as hygienic and safe partitions for internal surfaces.Read more