High-Performance Metal Replacement
If you’re looking for a high-strength, lightweight, chemical-resistant material built for demanding medical and biotechnology applications, look no further than Orthtek®. While metals have traditionally been used for devices in medical/x-ray technology, Orthtek® components are radiolucent and provide equal or greater performance at a fraction of the weight. These composites are engineered using selective carbon fiber reinforcements and thermoplastic polymers to achieve maximum strength and toughness.
Features and Benefits
- Excellent strength to weight ratio
- Mechanical performance equal to or better than metal
- Reduced surgeon fatigue
- PEEK-based composites reinforced with continuous carbon fiber
- Can be sanitized in an autoclave
- Highly resistant to moisture absorption
Industries & Applications
Lightweight and Versatile
Orthtek® products are designed to be used across a wide range of applications. No matter how demanding the environment, our team works with you to determine the right solution for the job.
- Nail guides
- Surgical equipment
- Medical tools
Orthtek® is field-tested with proven pedigree over decades of operation in demanding life science applications.. Please contact us to learn how Greene Tweed material solutions can work for you.
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