SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Plastics, one of the largest distributors of high-performance and engineering-grade stock shapes and medical-grade plastics, is a distributor for new EVONIK VESTAKEEP® 5000 PEEK extruded stock shapes.
"This extraordinary grade of PEEK offers the most ductility of any PEEK material available in extruded stock shapes," said David A. Altieri, VP Sales and Marketing at Modern Plastics.
EVONIK VESTAKEEP® 5000 PEEK is available from Modern Plastics in extruded plate and rod form.
"With VESTAKEEP® 5000 PEEK we are offering a breakthrough advancement of PEEK with its exceptional ductility, superior toughness, impact resistance (especially low temp), and fatigue," Altieri added.
All of Modern Plastics' materials are bar-coded for complete resin, lot and batch traceability with a 20-year record retention on all documents and certifications.
Modern Plastics also recently announced being named as the authorized distributor for North America of EVONIK VESTAKEEP® medical products of both temporary and permanent implant-grade PEEK material for medical applications.
The company has been in business since 1945, ships products worldwide and is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certified.
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SOURCE Modern Plastics