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Radel® R-5100

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Description

Radel® R-5100 is a general purpose polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) that can be processed by blow molding, extrusion, film extrusion, injection molding, machining, profile extrusion, sheet extrusion, thermoforming. It is RoHS Compliant.
Agency ratings: FAA FAR 25.853a, ISO 10993, NSF STD-51, NSF STD-61
Automotive ASTM D6394 SP0312
Key features of Radel® R-5100 include:

  • Exceptional hydrolytic stability
  • Superior toughness
  • High deflection temperature
  • Resistance to environmental stress cracking
  • Flame retardant
  • Excellent thermal stability
  • Good electrical properties

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

1.3 g/cm³ at 20 °C

ASTM D792

Mechanical

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

IIzod,not,astm

ASTM D256

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM IIzod,unnot,astm

No Break, ASTM D256

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

5.6E-5 1/K at 20 °C

ASTM D696

Flammability

V-0 UL94

Glass transition temperature

Tg

220 °C

ASTM E1356

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

HDT0.45,MPa

214 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

0.35 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

ASTM C177

Electrical

Dielectric constant

εr

3.44 [-] at 20 °C

ASTM D150, at 60 Hz

Dielectric strength

EDS

14 kV/mm at 20 °C

ASTM D149

Electrical resistivity

ρel

9.00E+13 Ω·m at 20 °C

Optical

Refractive index

nd

1.67 [-]

ASTM D542

Technological properties

Application areas

Aerospace Applications, Connectors,Dental Applications, Food Service Applications, Hospital Goods, Medical Devices,Medical/Healthcare Applications, Plumbing Parts,Surgical Instruments

Color

Transparent, Opaque, Black, Grey, Violet, Brown, Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, Violet

Processing methods

Blow Molding, Extrusion, Film Extrusion, Profile Extrusion, Sheet Extrusion, Thermoforming - Injection Molding: Drying Temperature: 149°C, Drying Time: 2.5 hr, Rear Temperature: 321°C, Middle Temperature: 349°C, Front Temperature: 349°C, Melt Temperature: 343-388°C, Mold Temperature: 138-163°C, Back Pressure: 0.345-0.689 MPa, Screw Compression Ratio: 2.2:1

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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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