Product Details

High-Strength, Lightweight Medical Technology

Greene Tweed offers precision-molded thermoplastic components for a wide range of x-ray applications, medical tools, surgical instruments, and other hospital equipment.

Available in three patented materials (Orthtek®, Xycomp® DLF®, and Arlon® 1260), our custom designed medical components provide superior strength to weight ratio, chemical resistance, and service life to their metallic counterparts. The weight savings also helps reduce physician fatigue during lengthy surgical procedures.

Features and Benefits

  • Radiolucent properties provide transparency to x-rays
  • Superior strength to weight ratio and stiffness properties
  • Vibration and impact resistance
  • Resistance to corrosion, water absorption, and chemicals
  • Extended service life

Industries & Applications

Built for the Operating Room

Greene Tweed medical devices and surgical tools are custom designed for your most challenging medical applications. No matter how demanding the environment, our team works with you to determine the right solution for the job.

Applications include:

  • Surgical equipment
  • X-ray cassettes
  • Nail guides
  • Fixators
  • Retractors

Reliable Performance

Greene Tweed’s medical composite solutions are designed to withstand strenuous conditions, repetitive use, and more – all at a fraction of the weight. In addition to the standard designs in our catalog, we offer custom solutions and configurations designed for your specific applications.

Explore Medical Composite Solutions

Let’s connect to see how Greene Tweed can support your medical device and surgical tool applications with our composite materials