VESTAKEEPĀ® Care for medical applications


The good biocompatibility, processability and the ability to pigment make the VESTAKEEPĀ® Care-Grades an ideal material for the fabrication of medical devices with short term contact to human blood, tissue or bone for up to 30 days.


Because of their combination of outstanding mechanical properties and their excellent resistance to common cleaning and sterilizing processes, VESTAKEEP

polymers are designed to develop your next generation medical devices.

Benefits

  • Excellent biocompatibility

  • Outstanding biostability 

  • Good resistance to commonly used sterilization methods like autoclaving and others 

  • Resistance to high-energy radiation such as gamma rays or X-rays 

  • X-ray transparency, no metal-typical shadows or artefacts in radiographs

  • Good combination of mechanical strength, wear resistance and impact resistance makes PEEK a good choice for high strength medical devices