X-Ray opaque biocompatible PPSU blue

TECASON P MT XRO blue combines the excellent property profile of PPSU with a radio opacifier. This additive allows for an additional option to the standard line of coloured PPSU materials for orthopedic sizing trials and other medical devices, and allows for clear visibility of the machined component on fluoroscopy and x-ray. TECASON P MT XRO is available in multiple colours and dimensions. For more details see TECASON P MT XRO black.



Chemical designation
PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone)
Alternative colours available
1,35 g/cm3

Main Features

  • x-ray opaque
  • high thermal and mechanical capacity
  • hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • good impact strength
  • high stiffness
  • high strength
  • good chemical resistance
  • high gamma radiation resistance

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Impact strength (Charpy)n.b.kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)12kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    2400MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength79MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    2400MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Elongation at break (tensile test)50%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield7%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield79MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Ball indentation hardness129MPaISO 2039-1
    Flexural strength104MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Glass transition temperature218CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperaturen.a.CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Heat distortion temperatureCHDT, Method AISO-R 75 Method A
    Service temperature190Cshort termNN
    Service temperature170Clong termNN
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Resistance to hot water/ bases+--
    Resistance to weathering---
    Water absorption0.2%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62
    Water absorption%saturation (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62
    Flammability (UL94)V0-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;

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