Interstate Plastics now offers Medical Grade Propylux® HS, a heat stabilized polypropylene rod used primarily in orthopaedic applications.
Propylux HS polypropylene rods, designed and manufactured by Westlake Plastics, feature properties including biocompatibility and chemical resistance.
Propylux HS round bar stock offers dimensional stability when processed through repeated autoclaving cycles. The product also exhibits exceptional chemical resistance to cleaning and disinfecting agents while offering a good balance of strength, ductility and overall toughness. These attributes make Propylux HS supportive for applications including trial heads and cups for hip implants, knee provisional trials and impactor applications. (Source: Interstate Plastics)