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Applications / Medical

Ensinger offers a variety of plastics that meet the stringent requirements of the medical market. These plastics are autoclavable; lightweight; provide dimensional stability; and offer chemical resistance. Many Ensinger plastics are FDA compliant or have been tested by NAMSA to meet USPVI requirements, depending on the application for which they are used. Ensinger plastics can be found in a diversity of products, including surgical tools, sanitary seals or gaskets, and orthopedic components.


TECASON® P PPSU (polyphenylsulfone)

  • Orthopedic Trials
    • Used in surgical joint replacement surgeries
  • Requirements
    • Made from FDA compliant resin
    • Bio-compatible
    • Autoclavable
    • Very dimensionally stable
  • Application can also use TECAFORM®MT acetal and TECAPEI™ medical grade Ultem®

TECASON®P PPSU (polyphenylsulfone)

  • Surgical instrument handles
  • Requirements
    • Lightweight
    • Autoclavable
    • Dimensional stability

TECAPEEK® MT (peek)

  • Endoscopic surgical tool
  • Requirements
    • High mechanical strength
    • High temperature capability - sterilizable
    • Excellent chemical resistance
    • Lightweight

TECAPRO® MT PP (polypropylene)

  • Surgical trays
  • Requirements
    • Dimensional stability
    • Machinability
    • Autoclavable
    • Chemical resistance
    • Light weight
  • Tray lid made from TECASON P PPSU