Additionally Verdex is a totally green process, its fibers don’t require the use of toxic solvents or petroleum products, and are able to utilize polymers that are biodegradable and bioresorbable, creating numerous new bio-medical applications.
Of note, the Verdex process in operation can produce ample samples and has been validated by both customers and independent third party testing as to efficacy and scalability of the end products.
Current Market Challenges Vs Unique Verdex Solutions
|CURRENT METHODS||VERDEX TECHNOLOGIES|
|USE ORGANIC SOLVENTS
||NO ORGANIC SOLVENTS|
|ONE FIBER AT A TIME||MULTI-FIBER
|LIMITED BIOPOLYMERS||WIDE RANGE OF BIOPLOYMERS
|SINGLE POLYMER||COMPOSITE POLYMERS|
|WET PROCESS||DRY PROCESS|
|BATCH PROCESS||CONTINUOUS PROCESS|
SMOOTH FIBER SURFACE
POLYMER + ADDITIVES
TAILORABLE SURFACE MORPHOLOGY
Verdex’s Specific Competitive Advantages:
High Productivity: Can produce over 65 kg of nanofiber per hour as compared to only a few ounces per hour using electrospinning and a few pounds per hour using meltblown.
Functionalization: Biological drug delivery application through the incorporation of various bioactive nanomaterials additives.
No Organic Solvents: No toxic organic solvents in the production process.
Biopolymer Materials: Made from non-petroleum renewable sources.
Biodegradability: Naturally biodegradable and produce no toxic residue.
Safe: Can be safely applied to wounds or left inside the body without any risk of infection
Low Cost: Nanofibers produced are inexpensive to manufacture and utilize widely available polymers and materials.
Unique Properties: Unique physical, chemical and biological properties
Current Nanofiber Spinning Methods Vs The Verdex Process
Verdex Large Scale Nanofiber Fabrication – Two – Phase Flow Process
One thousand times more efficient than electrospinning
Two-Phase Flow Spinning™ takes nanofiber fabrication from the laboratory to the factory floor.
Verdex is the first company to have developed a low cost, flexible, highly scalable and entirely green technology platform to manufacture polymeric nanofibers for a wide variety of industrial, consumer and biomedical applications.
Two-Phase Flow Process
Comparison of the Verdex Process to Melt Blown and Electric Spinning
Verdex Coform Spinning Technology