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North Sea Plastics NorthPlex®

North Sea Plastics

Northplex® is the ideal material for the manufacture of diagnostic/check prosthetic sockets.

  • Optically clear
  • Rigid
  • Northplex is a very strong material. It has 80 - 90% of the impact strength of polycarbonate (used as bullet proof glass)
  • Northplex is notch sensitive
  • Shrinkage <0.25%*

Specifications:
  • Thickness: 2mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15mm
  • Tolerance on thickness: ±5%
  • Sheet size for orthotics: 2440 x 1220mm, 2050 x 1250mm
  • Square size for prosthetics: 460 x 420mm, 406 x 406mm, 343 x 343mm, 305 x 305mm
  • Moulding temperature: Orthotics 120°C / 248°F
  • Moulding temperature: Prosthetics 160°C / 320°F
  • Northplex must not cooked at temperatures above 160°C

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