x-ray detectable biocompatible PEEK, blue coloured

TECAPEEK MT XRO blue is a x-ray opaque, biocompatible PEEK plastic that meets the challenging demands of orthopedic applications. For more details see TECAPEEK MT XRO green.



Chemical designation
PEEK (Polyetheretherketone)
Alternative colours available
yellow green
1.39 g/cm3

Main Features

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

Target industries

Technical details

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    Mechanical properties Value Unit Parameter Norm
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    4500 MPa 1mm/min DIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength 120 MPa 50mm/min DIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break (tensile test) 10 % 50mm/min DIN EN ISO 527-2
    Impact strength (Charpy) n.b. kJ/m2 max. 7,5J DIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Notched impact strength (Charpy) 5.7 kJ/m2 max. 7,5J DIN EN ISO 179-1eA
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    Thermal properties Value Unit Parameter Norm
    Melting temperature 342 C DIN 53765
    Service temperature 300 C short term -
    Service temperature 260 C long term -
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    Relative costs Value Unit Parameter Norm
    Relative costs EU from € to €€€€€€ €€€€€ % -

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