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Evonik Industries - Biomaterials for Implant Applications Products

Evonik Industries - Biomaterials for Implant Applications

PEEK for spine applications Because of its bone-like mechanical properties and X-ray transparency, PEEK is the material of choice in many spinal implant applications. Its transparency is an advantage for doctors and patients, by using imaging methods for more accurate implant placement, and monitoring of the healing process.
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PEEK for Cranial-Maxillo-Facial applications PEEK implants for maxillofacial surgery and cervical vertebrae are easier to manufacture than metal or cobalt chrome. Due to the low thermal conductivity of PEEK, patients have less sensitivity to temperature changes.
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PEEK for dental applications Products made of PEEK benefit not only from the polymer’s excellent mechanical properties and biocompatibility with bodily fluids, but also from its good processability.
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PEEK for orthopaedics The growing demand for higher performance materials in orthopaedic applications has opened the door for PEEK in next generation products.
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PEEK for cardiovascular applications A large number of new implants are being developed in cardiovascular applications with PEEK as assembly components and stand alone implants, not only because of its electrical isolation properties, but also because of its outstanding mechanical performance.
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PEEK for pharmacy applications Compared with other plastics, VESTAKEEP® PEEK is the material of choice for chemical resistance to bodily fluids. And when used in injection moulding, provides positive weight benefits and the opportunity for part consolidation and design freedom.
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