Ixef® 1022 is a 50% glass-fiber reinforced, General Purpose polyarylamide (PARA) compound that exhibits very high strength and rigidity, outstanding surface gloss, and excellent creep resistance.
Ixef® HC-1022 is designed for healthcare applications that require limited exposure (less than 24 hours) to the body.
Ixef® GS-1022 can withstand high-energy gamma radiation without significant change in appearance and physical properties.
Ixef® HC/GS show no evidence of cytotoxicity, sensitization, intracutaneous reactivity or systemic toxicity based on biocompatibility testing as defined by ISO 10993:1.
This resin offers superior strength and stiffness combined with outstanding surface gloss and exceptional flow and is well suited for medical applications, such as single use surgical instruments and structural device housings, and applications in food service equipment.
- Very high rigidity
- Excellent resistance to mechanical stresses
- Good chemical resistance
- Good injectability
- Excellent surface finish and gloss