Performance plastics are facilitating a new frontier of more types of outpatient treatments, less invasive procedures and longer lasting materials. Plus, anti-microbial plastics cut down on infections.

medical professional using plastic DNA model


Download Medical Brochure


- Acetal Copolymer (POM)

- Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC)

- Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA)

- Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP)

- Polycarbonate (PC)

- Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)

- Polyethylene (PE)

- Polyetherimide (PEI)

- Polymethyl Pentene (PMP)

- Polyphenylene Oxide (PPO)

- Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)

- Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU)

See Full List of Materials Here

Medical Applications:

- Surgical instrument handles/ grips

- Dental instrument handles/grips

- Orthopedic implants

- Pacemaker leads

- Endoscopic housing/eyepieces

- Sterilization trays/caddies

- X-ray and MRI parts

- Dialysis machines housings

- Respiratory units

Full List of Applications

performance plastics being used in medical industry


- Low manufacturing costs

- Low friction and wear

- Lightweight

- Resistant to high temperature, impact, chemicals

- Color coding options

- Easy to create ergonomic designs

- Maintains physical properties under thermal, chemical, or electrical stress

- Good strength, toughness, and hardness

Did You Know?

Intravenous technology was first published in 1883 by Dr. Thomas Latta during a cholera epidemic in Britain. The standard IV use of saline solutions did not begin until 1902.