Medical PEEK blue

TECAPEEK MT blue is a biocompatible PEEK suitable for use in medical applications. For more details see TECAPEEK MT natural.



Chemical designation
PEEK (Polyetheretherketone)
Alternative colours available
greenivorygreyblacklight yellowbeige
1,34 g/cm3

Main Features

  • high creep resistance
  • good chemical resistance
  • good slide and wear properties
  • resistance against high energy radiation
  • very good stress cracking resistance
  • hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • good machinability
  • very good sterilisable

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    4300MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength113MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield113MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield5%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break (tensile test)11%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Flexural strength173MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    4300MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression strength17/35/90MPa1% / 2% / 5%EN ISO 604
    Compression modulus3400MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Impact strength (Charpy)n.b.kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)7kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
    Ball indentation hardness248MPaISO 2039-1
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Glass transition temperature151CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperature341CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Service temperature300Cshort termNN
    Service temperature260Clong termNN
    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 conductivity0.28W/(k*m)ISO 22007-4:2008
    Specific heat1.1J/(g*K)ISO 22007-4:2008
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)710-5*1/K100-150°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1014ODIN IEC 60093
    volume resistivity1014O*cmDIN IEC 60093
  • 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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