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VESTAKEEP® . Excellent heat resistance; low water absorption, high dimensional stability; high hardness, rigidity and strength; excellent sliding friction, minimal abrasion; good electrical characteristics; excellent chemical and hydrolytic resistance; good processability; nearly no stress cracks; approved for medical parts.
Arthroscopy implants made from VESTAKEEP ® PEEK are now CE approved .
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) suture anchors and Softfix-PK interference screws manufactured by BIOTEK, an Indian manufacturer of arthroscopy implants, have received the CE mark certificate and Indian FDA approval.
All these next generation arthroscopy implants are made from Evonik’s VESTAKEEP® PEEK.
Advantages of PEEK The Advantage of Polymers . Implants for the human body place heavy demands on the material used.
For a long time, the materials favored for the purpose were the metals titanium and cobalt-chromium. But now high-performance plastics are gaining ground. .