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Last Updated: September 1, 2009

Society for Biomaterials

The Society for Biomaterials is the publisher of the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (JBMR) and Applied Biomaterials. Members of the SFB can also receive discounted subscriptions to the Elsevier publication, Biomaterials. UHMWPE-related papers frequently appear in JBMR, JBMR Applied, and Biomaterials.

Orthopedic Research Society

ORS Members can access the entire abstracts. The ORS is the publisher of the Journal of Orthopedic Research (JOR), in which several UHMWPE-related papers have appeared.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices develops national standards for UHMWPE used in medical devices.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Technical Committee 150 (ISO TC 150), Implants for Surgery, develops international standards for UHMWPE used in medical devices.


Ticona is a solutions-driven company that uses advanced polymer technology to produce materials for a wide spectrum of applications - from children's toys to industrial gears. For more information about medical grade GUR UHMWPE, please contact , or at Ticona.

Major international consolidators and distributors of medical grade UHMWPE

Orthoplastics, Ltd.Contact:

MediTECH Medical PolymersContact:

Westlake PlasticsContact: