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5 Applications for PEEK in the Medical Device Industry

Posted On May 17, 2018


There are millions of medical devices that include components made from PEEK.  This usage has grown tremendously in the past fifteen years and is still evolving. In this post, we are going to look at typical applications for PEEK in the medical device industry, including both implantable devices and non-implantable devices.

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Posted in: PEEK, Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry

Top 3 Polymer Materials for Medical Implants

Posted On May 05, 2017


Designing a component for use in the human body is extremely challenging, and there are many regulations involved.  In this blog post, we'll talk about the top three polymers that are commonly used in medical implants:

  • PEEK
  • UHMW PE
  • PSU

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Posted in: Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry

Types of Polymer Seals and Materials for the Medical Industry

Posted On March 22, 2017


Seals are a vital part of the medical industry
, and you will typically see high performance polymers seals used because of the critical need for reliability.  

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Posted in: advanced polymers, Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry

Custom Spring Energized PTFE Seals for Medical Devices

Posted On August 17, 2016

The medical device industry faces continually evolving challenges when it comes to finding the right
sealing solutions for new and improved designs. Issues such as sterilization, wide ranges of expected
pressure, potentially aggressive environments, and FDA and USP approval make the design and
specification process quite challenging. In this article, we are going to look at custom spring energized PTFE seals as a potential solution for sealing challenges in the medical industry.

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Posted in: PTFE Seals, Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry, PTFE Spring-Energized Seals

3 Challenges of Spring-Energized PTFE & UHMW Seals in Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry

Posted On January 15, 2016


The PTFE & UHMW Challenge

The medical and pharmaceutical industries face tough challenges when it comes to sealing solutions.  In this article, we are going to talk about how spring-energized PTFE and UHMW seals can help with three of those challenges.

 

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Posted in: Polytetrafluoroethylene PTFE, Dynamic Sealing, UHMW Solutions, PTFE Seals, Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry

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