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PEEK (POLYETHERETHERKETONE) – 30% GLASS FILLED

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Material Information

PEEK is a high performance thermoplastic that is tough, strong, rigid, and creep resistant. It offers excellent thermal, chemical, and hydrolysis resistance as well as excellent resistance to abrasion and dynamic fatigue. Its ability to run at high continuous temperature (480º F) without permanent property loss and stable electrical properties makes PEEK a good alternative to fluoropolymers in hostile environments. PEEK has also been shown to exhibit very low smoke and toxic gas emission when exposed to flame. PEEK is available in unfilled, 30% glass filled, 30% carbon filled, and bearing grade (Ketron HPV). 30% Glass Filled PEEK has been reinforced with glass fibers, which significantly reduces its expansion rate. This makes it ideal for applications that require improved stability, strength, and stiffness at temperatures above 300º F. It is available in rod and plate in a natural color.

Application

  • Aircraft components
  • Wire and cable coatings
  • Automotive engine parts
  • Tearings
  • Woven monofilament
  • Film
  • Microwave applications
  • Pump and valve parts
  • Chemical processing
  • Electrical components and electronics
  • Semiconductor production
  • Industrial applications

Properties

  • Superior heat resistance and high temperature performance
  • High mechanical and electrical properties over wide range of temperatures
  • Outstanding chemical resistance
  • Resistance to high pressure steam
  • Resistance to gamma radiation
  • Very low moisture absorption
  • Good wear and abrasion resistance
  • Low smoke and toxic gas emission
  • Excellent flame retardance
  • Easy to fabricate

Specifications

PhysicalAstm Test MethodPEEK GF30
Density (lb/in^3)D7920.056
Specific GravityD7921.54
Water Absorption @ 24 hours (%)D5700.1
Mechanical
Tensile Strength (PSI)D63815,000
Tensile Modulus (PSI)D638900,000
Tensile Elongation at Break (%)D6383
Flexural Strength (PSI)D79028,000
Flexural Modulus (PSI)D7901,000,000
Compressive Strength (PSI)D69526,000
Compressive Modulus (PSI)D6951,000,000
Izod Impact (Notched), ft-lb/inD2561.4
Rockwell HardnessD785M103
Thermal
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion,
10^-5/°F
D6961.2
Heat Deflection Temperature 264 psi, ºFD648600
Melting Point, °FD3418644
Continous Service Temp (Operating), °F480
Thermal Conductivity, BTU-in/hr-ft² °FC1772.98
Flammability RatingUL94VO
Electrical
Dielectric Strength, Short Term,
(Volts/Mil) @ .125″ Thick
D149500
Volume Resistivity (ohm-cm) @ 50% RHD2575.0 x 10^16
Dielectric Constant at 1 MHzD1503.7
Dissipation Factor at 1 MHzD150

Disclosure: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.

 

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