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Medical-grade PP now available from Interstate Plastics for orthopedic applications

Interstate Plastics (Sacramento, CA) has announced the availability of medical-grade Propylux HS, a heat-stabilized polypropylene (PP) rod used primarily in orthopedic applications.  Propylux HS PP rods, designed and manufactured by extruder and compression molder Westlake Plastics (Lenni, PA ), are biocompatible and chemically resistant materials. 

  
Propylux HS PP rods, designed and manufactured by extruder and compression molder Westlake Plastics (Lenni, PA ), are biocompatible and chemically resistant materials.
 
The round bar stock offers dimensional stability, even after repeated autoclaving cycles. The product also withstands exposure to cleaning and disinfecting agents, while offering a balance of strength, ductility and overall toughness. Applications include trial heads and cups for hip implants, knee provisional trials and impactors.
 
Propylux HS round bar stock is available in 15 colors and 13 diameters. All colored materials are made with FDA-compliant ingredients, and the shaped bars have been tested and comply with key parts of ISO 10993.

Interstate Plastics is a distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, bar, film and profiles as well as plastic accessories and tools through 10 locations nationwide.

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