Application area: General industry Life-science/MedTech Food industry

General facts


Shortening: PEEK

Color: natural / gray-brown and black

Common uses: Applications where great demands are placed on dimensional stability, fatigue strength, strength and low risk of fire at elevated temperature.


  • Excellent wear and sliding properties.
  • Very high operating temperature (+ 250ºC continuously in air).
  • Very high resistance to hot water vapor.
  • Low flammability (UL94 V-0).
  • Low evolution of smoke and toxic gases.
  • Excellent chemical resistance and fatigue strength.
  • Hydrolysis resistant.
  • Withstands radiation. The melt viscosity is relatively low.
  • Flame resistant.


  • High price.
  • High form creep.
  • Not resistant to sulfuric acid.

Specific properties

PEEK 1000 / PEEK 1000 FG This material is made of pure PEEK raw material thus without additives and shows the greatest toughness and impact resistance of all PEEK materials. The sterilizability is excellent whether you use hot steam, dry air, ethylene oxide or gamma rays. Certain specific batches of the raw material used in the manufacture of semi-finished products are approved for contact with food according to EU10 / 2011 (PEEK FG).