Daicel-Evonik‘s (Head office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President: André Noppe) PEEK resin VESTAKEEP-J has been adopted by Nichibi Co., Ltd. (Head office: Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture; President: Kyoichi Nitta) for its ultra-fine high-precision medical tubes used for endoscopy accessories and catheters.
At leading medical institutions around the world, examinations and treatments using endoscopy accessories are becoming mainstream as procedural techniques have extraordinary advanced. Concerning the endoscopy accessories used in modern medical practice, a certain level of stiffness, providing kink resistance, is required in addition to flexibility, which has conventionally been the most highly valued property of such equipment. With its high chemical resistance and adequate rigidity, as well as elasticity, VESTAKEEP®-J can meet the needs of today’s clinical frontlines.
VESTAKEEP-J also has superb sliding properties and therefore provides stable movement as inner and outer cylinders of endoscopy accessories and catheters, when used in combination with different materials like fluorine, an important feature expected of devices with multiple cylinders.
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