Medical grade PP

TECAPRO MT has been thoroughly tested for biocompatibility. For more details see TECAPRO MT white.



Chemical designation
PP (Polypropylene)
Alternative colours available
0,92 g/cm3

Main Features

  • heat stabilized
  • hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • good chemical resistance
  • biocompatible
  • low moisture absorption
  • good slide and wear properties

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    2000MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength37MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield37MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield5%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break34%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Flexural strength56MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    2000MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression strength16/26/49MPa1% / 2% / 5%EN ISO 604
    Compression modulus1600MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Impact strength (Charpy)160kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)5kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
    Ball indentation hardness100MPaISO 2039-1
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Glass transition temperature-10CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperature161CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Heat distortion temperature87CHDT, Method AISO-R 75 Method A
    Service temperature140Cshort termNN
    Service temperature100Clong termNN
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1310-5*1/K23-60°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1410-5*1/K23-100°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1012ODIN IEC 60093
    volume resistivity1014O*cmDIN IEC 60093
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Resistance to hot water/ bases(+)--
    Flammability (UL94)HB-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;
    Resistance to weathering(+)-NN
    Water absorption0.02%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62

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