Polyphenylene sulfide Reinforced with 40% Glass Fibre (PPS+GF40)

Alternative and trade names
Fortron®, Ryton®, Tedur®, TECACOMP®, Raditeck®
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Description

Reinforced engineering polymer (Polyphenylene sulfide) with 40% glass fiber. Its key features include:


  • Service temperatures up to 240°C
  • Very good resistance to chemicals and solvents
  • Inherent flame resistant (UL 94 V-0, some grades 5VA)
  • Very low moisture absorption
  • Suitable for lead-free soldering
  • Excellent creep resistance even at elevated temperatures
  • This material data has been provided by M-Base.

    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

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    Density

    1.6 - 1.67 g/cm³

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    Mechanical

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    Elastic modulus

    13.0 - 19.0 GPa

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    Elongation

    1.0 - 3.0 %

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    Impact strength, Charpy notched

    8.0 - 15.0 kJ/m²

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    Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

    30 kJ/m²

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    60 kJ/m²

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    Tensile strength

    150.0 - 200.0 MPa

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    at 1-3% strain

    Thermal

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    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    1.5e-05 - 4e-05 1/K

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    Melting point

    275.0 - 290.0 °C

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    Specific heat capacity

    1180.0 - 1500.0 J/(kg·K)

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    Thermal conductivity

    0.3 W/(m·K)

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    Flammability

    UL 94 V0

    Electrical

    PropertyValue

    Dielectric constant

    3.6 [-]

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    4.8 [-]

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    Electrical resistivity

    10000000000000 Ω·m

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    Optical

    PropertyValue

    Transparency

    no

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    display holders for mobile phones, fuel rail components, lamp housings, microwave oven rings

    Fillers

    40% Glass Fiber

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    Processing methods

    Injection molding