TECAPRO MT

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Tecapro MT Plate, Rod, Sheet and Tube

Tecapro™ MT (PP) plate (Sheet) is a FDA approved unique polypropylene based product with exceptionally low residual stress to facilitate the fabrication of dimensionally stable parts with varying cross sections.  The natural resin meets USP Class VI requirements.  Tecapro MT is one of Ensinger-Hydes Medical Grade products with many desirable features:

  • Heat stabilized
  • Autoclavable
  • Biocompatible
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Good slide and wear properties

TECAPRO™ MT is an FDA approved homopolymer polypropylene based material with exceptionally low residual stress to facilitate the fabrication of dimensionally stable parts with varying cross sections.

Properties Condition Value Test Method Comment
Mechanical
Tensile strength at yield @ 73°F 5,076 psi ASTM D 638
Elongation at break @ 73°F 12 % ASTM D 638
Flexural strength @ 73°F 7,830 psi ASTM D 790
Modulus of elasticity (flexural test) @ 73°F 210,000 psi ASTM D 790
Compression strength 1% Sec, @ 73°F 2320 psi ASTM D 695
Compression modulus 232,000 psi ASTM D 695
Impact strength (Izod) @ 73°F 0.899 ft-lbs/in ASTM D 256
Thermal Melting temperature 325 °F 1) 1) Per ASTM D789
Deflection temperature @ 264 psi 187 °F ASTM D 648
Service temperature Long term 212 °F
Service temperature Intermittent 284 °F

For further information or ordering of Medical Grade plastics you may call Modern Plastics at (800) 243-9696 or email Vince Griffin at vgriffin@modernplastics.com.

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