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Medical devices

We provide medical grade high-performance thermoplastics to serve the healthcare industry.

Solvay offers the broadest selection on the market of high-performance thermoplastics for implantable and medical devices, as well as the global technical and regulatory support to meet our customers' demands. We have over 25 years of experience as a leading materials supplier to the healthcare industry, and our ISO standard biocompatibility testing has proven our materials' compatibility with sterilization methods.

Our medical grade plastics for limited exposure applications (having less than 24 hours contact with bodily fluids and tissue) are used for applications such as surgical instruments, sterilization cases, single use instruments and medical devices & equipment, while our biomaterials for long-term exposure applications are suitable for implantable devices, orthopedics.

Our products for medical devices (31)

Amodel® AS-4133 L BK324

Chemical category - PPA (Polyphthalamide)
Amodel® AS-4133 L polyphthalamide (PPA) a 33% glass reinforced, lubricated, structural grade of polyphthalamide (PPA) that offers fast cycle times
Product functions: Chlorine Resistant, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Sour Gas Resistant, Good Glycol Resistance, Bio-Fuel Resistant, Fuel Resistant, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Dielectric Properties, Impact Modified, Lubricated, Fatigue Resistant, High Hardness, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Fast Molding Cycle, Hot Water Moldability, Good Adhesion, Laser Weldable, Good Mold Release, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Heat Stabilized, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

AvaSpire® AV-651 CF30

Chemical category - PAEK (Polyaryletherketone)
30% carbon fiber, high melt flow for injection molding
Product functions: Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Halogen Free, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High Purity, Chlorine Resistant, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Sour Gas Resistant, Good Glycol Resistance, Bio-Fuel Resistant, Fuel Resistant, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Dielectric Properties, Flame Retardant, Lubricated, Good Tear Strength, Fatigue Resistant, Friction/Wear Improved, High Hardness, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Carbon Fibre Reinforcement, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

AvaSpire® AV-651 NT

Chemical category - PAEK (Polyaryletherketone)
Better ductility and higher HDT than comparable PEEK, high melt flow for injection molding
Product functions: Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Halogen Free, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High Purity, Chlorine Resistant, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Sour Gas Resistant, Good Glycol Resistance, Bio-Fuel Resistant, Fuel Resistant, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Dielectric Properties, Flame Retardant, Lubricated, Good Tear Strength, Fatigue Resistant, Friction/Wear Improved, High Hardness, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Carbon Fibre Reinforcement, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

CYANOX® 1790

Chemical category - Proprietary
CYANOX® 1790 provides excellent processing and thermal stability, low color contribution and gas-fade resistance, outstanding resistance to extraction and disco

CYANOX® 2777

Chemical category - Proprietary
CYANOX® 2777 provides excellent processing and thermal stability, gas-fade resistance and low color development, discoloration resistant for all polyolefin appl

Ixan® PVS 119

Chemical category - PVDC (Polyvinylidene chloride)
Ixan PVS119 is a ready-to-process PVDC based premix of low viscosity formulated to offer very good thermal stability as well as good oxygen and water va…
Product functions: Moisture Barrier, Oxygen Barrier

Ixef® GS-1022 WH01

Chemical category - PARA (Polyarylamide)
50% glass fiber, gamma stabilized for healthcare
Product functions: Platable, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Good Dimensional Stability, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Fatigue Resistant, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Low CLTE, Oxygen Barrier, Good Processing Stability

Ixef® GS-5022 GY01

Chemical category - PARA (Polyarylamide)
50% glass fiber, PTFE modified, wear resistant.
Product functions: Platable, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Good Dimensional Stability, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Fatigue Resistant, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Low CLTE, Oxygen Barrier, Good Processing Stability

Ixef® HC-1022 NT 000

Chemical category - PARA (Polyarylamide)
50% glass fiber, general purpose, biocompatible
Product functions: Platable, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Good Dimensional Stability, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Fatigue Resistant, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Low CLTE, Oxygen Barrier, Good Processing Stability

MTM 28-1

Chemical category - Epoxy
Medium temperature, toughened epoxy system. Typical cure (120°C/248°F) for 1 hour. Out life at (21°C/70°F) up to 90days.Service up to (80°C/176°F). | High damag
Product functions: Low Service Temperature ( <70°C)

MTM 28-2

Chemical category - Epoxy
Medium temperature, toughened epoxy system. Typical cure (120°C/248°F) for 1 hour. Out life at (21°C/70°F) up to 30days. Maximum dry Tg (100°C/212°F). High dama
Product functions: Low Service Temperature ( <70°C)

MTM 28-3

Chemical category - Epoxy
Medium temperature, toughened epoxy system. Typical cure (120°C/248°F) for 1 hour. Out life at (21°C/70°F) up to 30days. Service up to (80°C/176°F).
Product functions: Low Service Temperature ( <70°C)

Omnix® DW-4050 NT 000

Chemical category - HPPA (High performance polyamide)
50% glass fiber, potable water approval, hot water moldable
Product functions: Platable, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Good Dimensional Stability, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Fatigue Resistant, High Stiffness, Creep Resistant, Low CLTE, Hot Water Moldability

Radel® R-5000 NT

Chemical category - PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone)
Radel® R-5000 is a transparent polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) which offers exceptional hydrolytic stability, and toughness superior to other commercially-available…
Product functions: Good Color Stability, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Radiotranslucent, Transparency, Radiation (Gamma) Resistant, Laser Weldable, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Autoclave Sterilizable (steam), E-beam Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilizable, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, Heat Sterilizable, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

Radel® R-5000 TR BU391

Chemical category - PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone)
Transparent, general purpose for injection molding
Product functions: Black Laser Transparent, Good Color Stability, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Radiotranslucent, Transparency, Radiation (Gamma) Resistant, Laser Weldable, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Autoclave Sterilizable (steam), E-beam Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilizable, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, Heat Sterilizable, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

Radel® R-5100 GY874

Opaque, general purpose for injection molding and extrusion
Product functions: Black Laser Transparent, Good Color Stability, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Radiotranslucent, Transparency, Radiation (Gamma) Resistant, Laser Weldable, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Autoclave Sterilizable (steam), E-beam Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilizable, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, Heat Sterilizable, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

Radel® R-5100 NT15

Chemical category - PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone)
Opaque, general purpose for injection molding and extrusion
Product functions: Black Laser Transparent, Good Color Stability, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Radiotranslucent, Transparency, Radiation (Gamma) Resistant, Laser Weldable, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Autoclave Sterilizable (steam), E-beam Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilizable, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, Heat Sterilizable, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

Radel® R-5900 BK937

Chemical category - PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone)
Opaque, general purpose high flow for injection molding
Product functions: Black Laser Transparent, Good Color Stability, Paintability, High Gloss, Colorable, Good Surface Finish, Bromine Free, Low VOC, High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.), Good Dimensional Stability, Alkali Resistant, Acid Resistant, Alcohol Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Detergent Resistant, Hydrolysis Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, Good Impact Resistant, Low CLTE, Radiotranslucent, Transparency, Radiation (Gamma) Resistant, Laser Weldable, Low Warpage, Good Processing Stability, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Autoclave Sterilizable (steam), E-beam Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilizable, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, Heat Sterilizable, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

Torlon® 4203 L HF

Chemical category - PAI (Polyamide-imide)
General purpose, unfilled, best impact resistance, most elongation, good mold release, good electrical properties
Product functions: Fuel Resistant, Acid Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Dielectric Properties, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, High Hardness, Low CLTE, Good Mold Release, Carbon Fibre Reinforcement, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant

Torlon® 4301

Chemical category - PAI (Polyamide-imide)
General purpose wear-resistance, contains PTFE and graphite
Product functions: Fuel Resistant, Acid Resistant, Mineral/Synthetic Oil Resistant, Dielectric Properties, Non Flammable, Flame Retardant, High Hardness, Low CLTE, Good Mold Release, Carbon Fibre Reinforcement, Glass Fibre Reinforcement, Good Thermal Stability, High Heat Resistant