High-temperature Plastics (Amorphous)

PBI offers superior mechanical properties and the highest thermal stability among amorphous polymers. It is a cost-effective high-performance polymer for injection molding.

Features

  • Thermal stability
  • Chemical resistant
  • Wear resistant
  • Low Friction
  • Lubricated

Common Uses

  • Bearings
  • Pellets
  • Bushings

PAI offers exceptional performance across a variety of grades. Properties include broad chemical resistance, compressive strength, high impact resistance, and excellent dimensional stability.

Features

  • Chemical resistant (strong acids, most organics)
  • Creep resistant
  • Ductile
  • Fatigue resistant
  • Flame retardant
  • Good electrical properties
  • High heat resistance
  • High temperature strength
  • Low temperature toughness
  • Ultra-high impact resistance
  • Wear resistant

Common Uses

  • Aircraft applications
  • Automotive applications
  • Bushings
  • Connectors
  • Electrical parts
  • Electrical/Electronic applications
  • Fasteners
  • Film
  • Machine/Mechanical parts
  • Oil/Gas applications
  • Semiconductor molding compound
  • Thrust washer

TPI is often considered when seeking a replacement material for metal, ceramic, and other plastics.  It offers excellent wear performance and continuous use temperatures up to 465°F (240°C).

Features

  • High strength
  • Wear resistant
  • Carbon fiber reinforced
  • High modulus/High rigidity
  • Low outgassing
  • Radiation resistant
  • Chemical resistant

Common Uses

  • Metal replacement
  • Automotive applications

With a unique balance of mechanical properties and processability, PEI resins offer exceptional design flexibility.

Features

  • ECO compliant
  • Long-term heat resistance
  • High strength and stiffness
  • Dimensional stability
  • Broad chemical resistance
  • Resistant to environmental stress and cracking
  • Inherent flame resistance in most grades

Common Uses

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With good chemical resistance and a high heat deflection temperature of 399°F (204°C), PESU is often a good fit for food service applications.

Features

  • Acid resistant
  • Chemical resistant
  • Creep resistant
  • Flame retardant
  • Good adhesion
  • Good dimensional stability
  • Good thermal stability
  • Good toughness
  • High heat resistance
  • High rigidity
  • Transparent
  • Excellent electrical properties

Common Uses

  • Appliance components
  • Appliances
  • Automotive electronics
  • Batteries
  • Business equipment
  • Electrical parts
  • Electrical/Electronic applications
  • Food service applications
  • Metal replacement

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