Ultra detectable food grade peek

TECAPEEK UD blue is a food safe, multi-detectable PEEK plastic. Like all UD group products this PEEK material can be detected by colour, metal and X-ray inspection. It thus fulfils the highest safety standards and therefore is the preferred choice in the field of food processing. At the same time, the material complies with the food safe guidelines: FDA-compliant raw material and EU 10/2011 (tested on semi-finished product). Due to its PEEK base, this plastic shows the highest temperature and chemical resistance capability of all of Ensinger's ultra-detectable products. With a heat deflection temperature over 150°C, and excellent resistance to a wide range of cleaning chemicals, TECAPEEK UD blue offers engineers peace of mind regardless of ambient environment. Even at temperatures up to 260°C the material shows good mechanical properties with excellent dimensional stability and low wear. TECAPEEK UD blue is suitable for highly demanding components in food processing.



Chemical designation
PEEK (Polyetheretherketone)
blue grey
1,71 g/cm3

Main Features

  • good chemical resistance
  • x-ray detectable
  • metal detectable
  • high creep resistance
  • inherent flame retardant
  • good heat deflection temperature
  • hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • good machinability

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    5300MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength94MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield94MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield4%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break (tensile test)4%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Flexural strength155MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    5000MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression strength25/46/113MPa1% / 2% / 5%EN ISO 604
    Compression modulus1800MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Impact strength (Charpy)27kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Ball indentation hardness257MPaISO 2039-1
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)4kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Glass transition temperature151CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperature340CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Service temperature300Cshort term-
    Service temperature260Clong term-
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)510-5*1/K23-60°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)510-5*1/K23-100°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)710-5*1/K100-150°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Resistance to hot water/ bases+--
    Flammability (UL94)V0-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;
    Resistance to weathering---
    Water absorption0.03%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62

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