Welcome to Orthoplastics

Welcome to Orthoplastics – home of the world’s highest quality premium-grade Orthopaedic Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE).

UHMWPE Manufacturing

UHMWPE
MANUFACTURING

The recognised world leader in the supply and manufacture of implantable grade plastics for the medical industry.

Component Machining

Component
Machining

Unique expertise in developing individual orthopaedic components that are manufactured to customer specifications.

Direct Compression Moulding

DIRECT COMPRESSION
MOULDING

A recognised leader in the manufacture of components with a highly polished, high gloss finish on a direct moulded surface.

Crosslinked Polyethylene

CROSSLINKED
POLYETHYLENE

The leaders in the production of crosslinked UHMWPE that offers significant wear reduction and increased implant lifespan.

WORLD LEADING SUPPLIER OF IMPLANTABLE GRADE PLASTICS

About

Orthoplastics

Orthoplastics Limited is dedicated to the medical industry and is a world leader in the development and supply of both implantable grade plastics and also biocompatible plastics for instrument applications.

Industry Expertise

Our Industry Expertise

Leading the world in the manufacture and supply of UHMWPE products and applications.

Product Range

Our Product Range

Offering the medical industry a complete supply solution on a range of implantable plastics.

Labratory Services

Laboratory Services

Industry leading UKAS accredited laboratory to support customer product development requirements.

SUPPLYING THE WORLD'S LEADING ORTHOPAEDIC MANUFACTURERS

Our Products & Services

UHMWPE

For over 40 years, UHMWPE has been the primary bearing material for orthopaedic applications.

VITAMIN E

Orthoplastics Vitamin E UHMWPE is a revolutionary technology in orthopaedic applications.

Crosslinking

On site manufacturing of Crosslinked UHMPWE which offers significant wear reduction on implants.

Component Machining

The recognised expert in all aspects of CNC machining of implantable grade plastics and components.

Direct Compression Moulding

A method of sintering the polymer to produce orthopaedic components with a high gloss finish.

Find out More

Orthoplastics works in conjunction with its customers to accelerate the design process and ensure products meet the application, learn how we do this.

Brochure

Download Our Brochure

Please download our latest brochure for a detailed overview of our exciting and innovative business.

News

NEWS FROM ORTHOPLASTICS

Follow the latest news from orthoplastics, including product innovations, events and vacancies.

Careers

CAREERS AT ORTHOPLASTICS

Visit our careers section to find out if any vacancies are available to join a world leading manufacturer.

PIONEERING DEVELOPMENTS IN EXTRUSION AND MOULDING TECHNIQUES

Latest News from Orthoplastics

New films demonstrate Orthoplastics’ machining capabilities

Orthoplastics, the recognised global leader in UHMWPE machining and manufacturing for the medical industry, has recently launched a series of short films to connect with its European audience.

Now...

More innovation from Orthoplastics

As a world-class leader in the development, supply and manufacture of the highest grade, UHMWPE implantable plastics, we think it’s exceptionally important to push the traditional design limits for...

Neil Anderton fronts development of new implant manufacturing techniques and processing technologies

Implant engineering techniques and manufacturing processes have been through many stages of development over the years.

Neil Anderton, Technical Manager at Orthoplastics, is at the forefront of...

Laboratory testing – Orthoplastics lead the way

Without proper testing, validation and certification, new orthopaedic implant products cannot succeed.

Given advancements in technology and increasing regulatory requirements, the need for...

Orthopaedics AAOS and ORS Florida 2016

Orthoplastics attends the global Orthopaedics AAOS and ORS 2016 meetings in Orlando, Florida
(These meetings are a pivotal launch platform for major OEM’s worldwide).

This year we have seen the...

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