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Westlake Plastics has long been an innovator and leading producer of thermoplastic stock shapes for the life science and medical markets. Our knowledge of different material’s performance-characteristics needed to meet the application, biocompatibility, and compliance requirements of this industry has made us a reliable development partner to leading OEMs. We support customers through the entire development process, from design through manufacturing to device submission. All of Westlake’s products for life science applications are made with FDA, USP VI, and/or ISO-10993 compliant materials.

Life Sciences Key Properties:

  • Biocompatibility
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Impact Resistance
  • Laser Markable
  • Lot Controlled/Traceable
  • Sterilizable

The Life Sciences Lineup

Cylux™ C

  • Transparent
  • Chemical resistant
  • Heat resistant

1 Colors

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Cylux™ P

  • Transparent
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Heat Resistant

1 Colors

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Kynar®

Kynar®

3 Colors

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Lennite™

  • Excellent wear resistance and low COF’s
  • Good impact resistance and toughness
  • Biocompatible

1 Colors

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Propylux® HS

  • Dimensional stability
  • Chemical resistance
  • Biocompatible

16 Colors

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Propylux® HS2

  • Dimensional stability
  • Chemical resistance
  • Biocompatible

3 Colors

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Radel® WM

  • Good impact resistance and toughness
  • High chemical resistance
  • Biocompatible
  • High heat resistance

12 Colors

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Tempalux® WM

  • High heat resistance
  • High strength and stiffness
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Biocompatible

2 Colors

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Thermalux® PSU

  • Good heat resistance
  • High strength and stiffness
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Biocompatible

1 Colors

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Ultra Ethylux® WM

  • BIocompatible
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Impact Resistance
  • High Stiffness

1 Colors

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Zelux® GS

  • Excellent impact toughness
  • Good heat resistance
  • Dimensional stability
  • Biocompatible

1 Colors

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Zelux® M

  • Excellent impact toughness
  • Good heat resistance
  • Dimensional stability

1 Colors

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"One of the most diverse offerings of polymers and shapes to support the medical device and life science markets coupled with best in class technical and regulatory support."

Jim Fagan, Life Sciences Market Director. Westlake Plastics

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