It may have been in use in the medical industry for more than two decades but, next to its traditional metal alternatives, PEEK is still very much regarded as a novelty. Adding to this is the fact that the flexibility and adaptability of the material enables new applications and processes to be developed all the time, allowing it to reach a growing number of practitioners and patients. Working to support these innovations is speciality chemicals company Evonik. Medical Device Developments hears from its director of medical devices and systems, Marc Knebel.
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