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High Heat Materials


Engineering plastics that can resist high temperature are preferred around the industry for better product performance. These plastics are metal- and ceramic replacing and set a standard for many other inferior materials with superior mechanical properties, higher chemical and/or higher heat stability and much more.

The high heat polymers, such as PEEK, PPS, PBI, PSU etc., are in demand for various challenging applications ranging from electronics to automotive.

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Polyetheretherketone (PEEK): A Complete Guide on High-Heat Engineering Plastic
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) is a high-performance, engineering thermoplastic characterized by an unusual combination of properties. These properties range from high temperature performance to mechanical strength and excellent chemical resistance. But, what are the key characteristics which make PEEK a high-performance plastic? What it is made up of? Get all the technical information on PEEK, explore what are its key properties, benefits and applications in detail.

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Polyetherimide (PEI): A Comprehensive Review
Characterized by a combination of outstanding thermal, mechanical and electrical properties, Polyetherimide (PEI) has made its place in high performance applications like automotive, aerospace, industrial and many more. Explore Polyetherimide in detail along with its key properties like mechanical, thermal, electrical, etc. and understand what makes it an ideal choice in high-end engineering applications. Also, learn about its production process and conditions to process this polymer material. Let’s first start by understanding basic characteristics of PEI…

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Polyethersulfone (PES) - Complete Guide on High-temperature Engineering Polymer
Polyethersulfone (PES or PESU) is relatively a new class of polymer and known since 1972 when first introduced by ICI. This high-temperature engineering thermoplastic has good transparency and flame resistance, and it is one of the lowest smoke-emitting materials available. Let’s explore key properties and benefits offered by PPS, in detail, which makes it a material of choice in several sectors.

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Comprehensive Guide on Polyimide (PI)
As an attractive dielectric material, polyimide has been widely used in the field of electronics, aerospace, and automobiles fulfilling increasing need for materials that can perform well under harsh conditions, such as elevated temperatures. Polyimides are an important class of step-growth polymers due to their high temperature stability, mechanical properties, and superior chemical resistance. Explore Polyimides (PI) in detail along with its key properties like mechanical, thermal, electrical, etc. and understand what makes it an ideal choice in high-end engineering applications.

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Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS): A Comprehensive Guide on High Heat Plastic
Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) is a high-performance, engineering thermoplastic characterized by an unusual combination of properties. These properties range from high temperature performance to dimensional stability and excellent electrical insulation properties. But, what makes PPS a high performance plastic in several sectors? What it is made up of? Get detailed technical information on polyphenylene sulfide.

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High Temperature Thermoplastics - Comprehensive Guide
High temperature thermoplastics materials are a specialized and rapidly growing segment of the plastics market. These are used in specialized applications that require a combination of extraordinary properties. Willing to know more about High Heat Thermoplastics? Learn here! Get comprehensive information about high heat thermoplastic resins including their key features, comparison with metals & thermosets and major applications.

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