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Duratron® D7000 PI
Unfilled PolyImide Specifications

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click to resize photo Duratron ® D7000 series machinable polyimide is an exceptional value for applications where thermal requirements exclude Duratron T PAI and do not require the extraordinary thermal resistance of Duratron PBI. Duratron PI is available in several grades for structural and wear applications and in the broadest range of shapes - particularly thick sheets, larger sheet geometries and heavy-wall tubes.

Duratron PI machinable shapes are ideal starting points for designs that reduce weight, extend length of service before maintenance or replacement and reduce overall cost by increasing process uptime.

Duratron D7000 PI (Unfilled)

Duratron ® D7000 PI is unfilled polyimide. The purity of unfilled Duratron® D7000 PI make it especially well-suited for applications in the clean room, including wafer rings, wand tips and wafer handling tools. Other common applications include test sockets, electrical connectors, spacers, terminal strips, and high-temperature insulators.

Duratron ® D7000 PI is available molded plates/sheets, rods, and tubes of relatively short lengths. Check with us for availability of D7000 PI in the size you need. (see also Vespel® SP-1 and Plavis N)

See also Duratron D7015G PI specification for comparison, or these two polyimide grades side-by-side here.

For a complete overview of Quadrant's Duratron product family, including other high-performance engineering plastics, see this page.
see also datasheets for:
Other Duratron Products | Plavis Polyimide | Vespel® Polyimide

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ASTM or UL test Property Duratron® D7000 PI
D792 Density (lb/in³)
D570 Water Absorption, 24 hrs (%) 0.7
D570 Water Absorption, Saturation (%) 3.8
D638 Tensile Strength (psi) 17,500
D638 Tensile Modulus (psi) 540,000
D638 Tensile Elongation at Break (%) 6.0
D790 Flexural Strength (psi) 25,000
D790 Flexural Modulus (psi) 550,000
D732 Shear Strength (psi) 16,000
D695 Compressive Strength (psi) 27,000
D695 Compressive Modulus (psi) 380,000
D785 Hardness, Rockwell R128
D256 IZOD Notched Impact (ft-lb/in) 1.0
PTM 55007 Coefficient of Friction (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic 0.29
PTM 55007 Limiting PV (4:1 Safety Factor) (ft-lb-in2-min 15,000
PTM 55010 Wear Factor "k" x 10-10(in3-min/ft-lb-hr 150
E-831 Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./°F)
D648 Heat Deflection Temp (°F / °C)
at 264 psi

670 / 354
D3418 Glass Transition Temp (°F / °C) 690 / 366
- Max Operating Temp (°F / °C) 500 / 260
C177 Thermal Conductivity
(x 10-4 cal/cm-sec-°C)

UL94 Flammability Rating V-0
D149 Dielectric Strength (V/mil) short time, 1/8" thick 395
D150 Dielectric Constant at 1 MHz 3.2
D150 Dissipation Factor at 1 MHz 0.005
EOS/ESD S11.11 Surface Resistivity (ohms/square) > 1013

NOTE: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers' complete material property datasheets.
All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.
DURATRON is a registered trademark of Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products.
PLAVIS is a registered trademark of Daelim H&L (Korea).
VESPEL is a registered trademark of DuPont.

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