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Colorful Medical-Grade Polymer

Radel R polyphenylsulfone (PES) quickly colors in smaller batches for orthopedic components needing short production runs.

Custom opaque and translucent PES grades, along with a full range of stock colors, withstand thousands of disinfection cycles and steam sterilizations without significant loss in physical or mechanical properties. Radel R-5800 TR, for example, is a bright translucent grade for lids and latches on sterilization instrument cases and containers.

Solvay Advanced Polymers LLC, 4500 McGinnis Ferry Rd., Alpharetta, GA 30005, (770) 772-8200,

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