Carbon fiber of Toho Tenax is a key component in many medical devices.

Carbon fiber is well suited to uses in medical facilities thanks to its X-ray permeability and non-magnetic properties. It also has the perfect set of properties for sterilization of complex surgical instruments, making it a mainstay in modern operating theatres.

Its high strength and light weight also make it ideal for use in medical aids, such as artificial limbs and braces, wheelchairs, portable access ramps and beds. Toho Tenax carbon fiber provides higher comfort for patients and simplifies the work of doctors  - following the Teijin motto “Human Chemistry, Human Solutions”.