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High Heat Materials

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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Technology Profile

Polyetherimide (PEI): A Comprehensive Review

By SpecialChem

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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Comprehensive Guide on Polyimide (PI)

By SpecialChem

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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Polyethersulfone (PES) - Complete Guide on High-temperature Engineering Polymer

By SpecialChem

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. Get detailed technical information on PES by reviewing:   » What is PESU – Polyethersulfone?   » Key properties of PESU (physical, mechanical, chemical…)   » How to optimize its properties?   » What are the popular applications of PES   » Different methods used to process PES (Continue reading or click to go on...

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Polysulfone (PSU): Techno Brief

By SpecialChem

This technology profile features various key facts about Polysulfone. Polysulfone is a thermoplastic that is widely used in high temperature applications. This technology profile will familiarize you with Polysulfone strengths & limitations, processing guidelines, key features, properties and applications in diverse markets.

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