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Polyphenylene Sulfide Properties and Their Values

There are several properties of Polyphenylene sulfide that should be considered before employing it for a specific application. We have listed all properties of Polyphenylene sulfide and the values, in the table below exclusively for you. Find out which property do you need for your end use requirements.

Overview

Key Applications

Key Properties

Property PPS
Chemical Resistance
Acetone @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Ammonium hydroxide @ 30%, 20°C Satisfying
Aromatic hydrocarbons @ 20°C Satisfying
Aromatic hydrocarbons @ hot conditions Limited
Benzene @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Butylacetate @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Chlorinated solvents @ 20°C Satisfying
Chloroform @ 20°C Satisfying
Concentrated acids @ hot conditions Non Satisfactory
Dioctylphtalate @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Ethanol @ 96%, 20°C Satisfying
Gasoline Satisfying
Glycerol @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Kerosene @ 20°C Satisfying
Methanol @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Methylethyl ketone @ 100%, 20°C Satisfying
Mineral oil @ 20°C Satisfying
Phenol @ 20°C Satisfying
Sodium hydroxide @ <40%, 20°C Satisfying
Sodium hydroxide @ <40%, 60°C Satisfying
Sodium hydroxide @ 10%, 20°C Satisfying
Sodium hydroxide @ 10%, 60°C Satisfying
Sodium hydroxide @ 10%, 90°C Satisfying
Sodium hypochlorite @ 20%, 20°C Satisfying
Toluene @ 20°C Satisfying
Xylene @ 20°C Satisfying
Electrical
Arc Resistance, sec 124
Dielectric Constant 3 - 3.3
Dielectric Strength, kV/mm 11 - 24
Dissipation Factor x 10-4 4 - 30
Volume Resistivity x 1015, Ohm.cm 15 - 16
Mechanical
Elongation at Break, % 1 - 4
Elongation at Yield, % 1 - 4
Flexural Modulus, Gpa 3.8 - 4.2
Hardness Rockwell M 70 - 85 
Hardness Shore D 90 - 95 
Strength at Break (Tensile), MPa 50 - 80
Strength at Yield (Tensile), MPa 50 - 80
Toughness (Notched Izod Impact at Room Temperature), J/m 5 - 25
Young's Modulus, GPa 3.3 - 4
Physical
Density, g/cm3 1.35 
Gamma Radiation Resistance Good
Glass Transition Temperature, °C 88 - 93
Shrinkage, % 0.6 - 1.4
Sterilization Resistance (Repeated) Good
UV Light Resistance Good
Water Absorption 24 hours, % 0.01 - 0.07
Service Temperature
HDT @0.46 Mpa (67 psi), °C 140 - 160
HDT @1.8 Mpa (264 psi), °C 100 - 135 
Max Continuous Service Temperature, °C 200 - 220
Thermal
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion x 10-5, /°C 3 - 5
Fire Resistance (LOI), % 43 - 47
Flammability, UL94 V0
Thermal Insulation, W/m.K 0.29 - 0.32

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