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KETRON® PEEK-GF30 LSG Specifications

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION
KETRON ® PEEK-GF30 LSG PolyEtherEtherKetone stock shapes are produced from genuine Victrex ® PEEK polymer. This 30% glass fiber-reinforced grade offers higher stiffness and creep resistance than KETRON ® PEEK-LSG and has much better dimensional stability.

KETRON PEEK-GF30 LSG blue stock shapes have been successfully type tested for their compliance with both United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and ISO 10993-1 guideline requirements for Biocompatibility Testing of Materials, and they come with full traceability from resin to stock shape. These features, added to an excellent sterilizability by means of steam, dry heat, ethylene oxide, plasma and gamma irradiation, make KETRON PEEK-GF30 LSG blue stock shapes very suitable for applications in the medical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets.

Ketron PEEK-GF30 LSG is available in sheet and rod forms and is  medium blue  in color.

NOTE:
Quadrant's PEEK-GF30 Life Science Grade should not be used for applications involving medical devices that are intended to remain implanted in the human body continuously for a period exceeding 24 hours, or are intended to remain in contact with internal human tissue or bodily fluids for more than 24 hours, or as critical components of medical devices that are essential to the continuation of human life.

Other Medical "Life Science Grade" Products:
Ketron PEEK LSG | Ketron PEEK-CA30 LSG | Ketron PEEK-CLASSIX LSG | Techtron HPV LSG

( see also Standard PEEK PolyEtherEtherKetone Specifications )

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TYPICAL PROPERTIES of KETRON® PEEK-GF30 LSG

ISO (IEC)
Test Method
Property Ketron® PEEK-GF30 LSG
PHYSICAL
1183 Density (lb/in³)
(g/cm³)
0.055
1.51
62 Water Absorption, 24 hrs (%) 0.05
MECHANICAL
527 Tensile Strength (psi / MPa) 12,600 / 87
527 Tensile Modulus (psi / MPa) 1,015,000 / 7,000
527 Tensile Elongation at Break (%) 3
178 Flexural Strength (psi / MPa) 22,500 / 155
178 Flexural Modulus (psi / MPa) -
- Compressive Strength (psi / MPa) -
- Compressive Modulus (psi / MPa) -
2039-2 Hardness, Rockwell M 100
179-1/1eA Charpy Notched Impact (kJ/m2) 3
THERMAL
- Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./°F)
(x 10-5 mm/mm/°K)

1.7
3.0
75 Heat Deflection Temp (°F / °C)
at 264 psi / 1.8 MPa

446 / 230
11357 Melting Temp (°F / °C) 644 / 340
- Max Operating Temp (°F / °C) 480 / 250
- Thermal Conductivity
(BTU-in/ft²-hr-°F)
(W/m-°C)

3.0
.43
UL94 Flammability Rating V-0
ELECTRICAL
(60243) Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) short time 24
(60250) Dielectric Constant 3.2
(60250) Dissipation Factor at 1 MHz 0.002
(60093) Surface Resistivity (ohm-cm) > 1013
(60093) Volume Resistivity (ohm-cm) > 1014

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.
KETRON and TECHTRON are registered trademarks of Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products.
VICTREX is a registered trademark of Victrex PLC.
PEEK-CLASSIX is a trademark of Invibio Ltd.
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