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Coatings for Medical Supplies

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Medical supplies can often benefit from specialized coatings that improve their performance or durability. There are a wide range of coatings for medical supplies, each of which imparts unique characteristics. Three of the most common types of coatings for medical supplies are lubricious coatings, hemocompatible coatings, and drug delivery coatings. Lubricious coatings lower the coefficient of friction of the surface of medical supplies, making it easier for these devices to pass through veins, tissues, or other areas o