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

This material data has been provided by Matmatch.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.3 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Compressive modulus

23.0 °C

1.73 MPa

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ASTM D695

Compressive strength

23.0 °C

98.9 MPa

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ASTM D695

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.34 GPa

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ASTM D638

Elongation

23.0 °C

60 %

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ASTM D638

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

7.2 %

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ASTM D638

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

1.7 GPa

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ASTM D790

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

91 MPa

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ASTM D790

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

690 J/m

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ASTM D256

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.42 [-]

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ASTM E132

Shear strength

23.0 °C

62.7 MPa

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ASTM D732

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

69.6 MPa

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ASTM D638

Yield strength

23.0 °C

69.6 MPa

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ASTM D638

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

No Break, ASTM D256

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

5.6E-5 1/K

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ASTM D696

Glass transition temperature

220 °C

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ASTM E1356

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

214 °C

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ASTM D648

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.35 W/(m·K)

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ASTM C177

Flammability

V-0 UL94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

3.44 [-]

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ASTM D150, at 60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

14 kV/mm

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ASTM D149

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

9.00E+13 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValueComment

Refractive index

1.67 [-]

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ASTM D542

Technological properties

Property
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