Medical grade LENNITE® UHMW-PE from Westlake Plastics is lot controlled and traceable, ASTM F-648 and ISO 5834-1/2 compliant, available stock material in Type I and II resins, stress relieved, and custom certifications available. Applications include total hip and knee joint prosthesis, various other surgical implants, and medical devices.

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A proprietary manufacturing process and stringent quality control permit a well consolidated and consistent fabricated form. Recommended sterilization techniques include EtO gas, cold sterilization and limited gamma radiation. Contact Modern Plastics for pricing and delivery information.

Manufacturing Capabilities:
Rod:1/2″ to 4″ diameter (1/4″ increments) Rod length: 60″ and 120″

Standard: natural

Advantages of LENNITE®:

  • Excellent abrasive wear resistance
  • Low friction
  • Promotes the flow of bulk material (sand, soy beans, coals, etc.)
  • Low moisture absorption
  • High impact strength — even at cold temperatures
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • FDA and USDA compliant (natural only), 3A Dairy, NSF Standards 51, 61 on specific resins
  • Low cost

LENNITE® UHMW-PE is a registered trademark of Westlake Plastics.

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