Gamma Radiation is the most rapid sterilization method and has well established processes for sterilizing polymer-based devices. Smart Products has tested plastic body materials and O-rings to 39.9 kGy.

The results for the plastic body materials offered by Smart Products show the following materials passed visual and functional testing:

  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon Black
  • Acrylic
  • Acetal (Delrin)
  • Ultem
  • ABS

The following o-rings passed visual and functional testing:

  • FolloBuna-N
  • Silicone
  • Flourosilicone

If an application requires any type of sterilization, these materials will give the best results in testing. Please contact Smart Products to discuss your application at (800) 338-0404.