medical grade PP

TECAPRO MT is a homopolymer polypropylene based material that has been specially prepared to offer stability in high heat environments. This results in a product with exceptionally low residual stress, and likewise facilitates the fabrication of dimensionally stable parts with varying cross sections, thus reducing the tendency for parts to warp after undergoing repeated superheated steam sterilization. This, in addition to its low density, makes TECAPRO MT easy to machine into lightweight components often used in medical technology. TECAPRO MT has been thoroughly tested for biocompatibility according to ISO 10993. In addition, TECAPRO MT white has been tested accoring to USP Class VI.



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

Main Features

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

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Tensile strength at yield5040psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Elongation at break50%@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    271000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Impact strength (Izod)1.0ftlbsin@ 73 °FASTM D 256
    Flexural strength6940psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Compression strength2600psi1% Sec, @ 73 °FASTM D 695
    Compression modulus232000psiASTM D 695
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    273000psiASTM D 638
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Deflection temperature187F@264 psiASTM D 648
    Melting temperature325F-
    Service temperature284FIntermittent-
    Service temperature212FLong Term-

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