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DSM in Medical

Elasthane™ Thermoplastic Polyether-urethane (TPU)

Elasthane™ TPU is a high strength, aromatic biomedical polymer with an impressive combination of mechanical properties and biological compatibility. It was designed to add durability to devices requiring long-term implantation. Elasthane™ TPU exhibits outstanding hydrolytic stability and has also shown good thromboresistance when used as a smooth blood-contacting surface.
Elasthane TPU pellets, film, disk and tubing

Benefits

  • Excellent mechanical properties and abrasion resistance
  • Hydrolytic stability
  • Good biocompatibility
  • Customizable with SME® technology utilizing surface modifying end groups
  • FDA Master File

Applications

  • Neurostimulation devices
  • Orthopedic implants
  • Pacemaker leads