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PEEK HT ™ (High Temperature
PolyEtherEtherKetone) Specifications

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Phone: 1-361-594-2941     Fax: 1-361-594-2349     E-Mail: info@boedeker.com

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GENERAL PROPERTIES

PEEK Material (c) Boedeker Plastics 2001 PEEK HT ™ is a new unique high performance materials developed for applications that demand superior high temperature resistance. With a glass transition temperature of 315°F (157°C) and a melting temperature of 705°F (374°C), PEEK HT ™ delivers extended high temperature performance while offering all the key characteristics of natural PEEK ™ PolyEtherEther-Ketone polymer, including toughness, strength, and chemical resistance.

Across a wide range of demanding industrial, automotive and aerospace applications, PEEK HT ™ polymer offers manufacturers a premium material which is a more cost-effective, lightweight alternative to metals. From engine compartment applications to sub-sea connectors and heat exchanger parts, this advanced engineering material provides unlimited design freedom, high precision reproducibility and long-term product reliability.

PEEK HT ™ is available in Natural color (a very light brown or tan) in rod form only (3/4 to 2 inch diameters).

FEATURES
•  Superior high temperature performance
  -  retention of mechanical and physical properties to temperatures 54°F (30°C) higher than standard PEEK
  -  up to 3 times the wear resistance of standard PEEK at high temperatures
  -  long-term creep and fatigue resistance over a wide temperature range
  -  substantially higher tensile strength and flexural modulus at 482°F (250°C)
•  Improved compressive strength
•  Exceptional resistance to chemicals, solvents, fuels
•  Inherent low flammability, low smoke emission
•  Good electrical properties
•  Excellent hydrolysis resistance
( see also Standard PEEK and bearing grade Ketron HPV Specifications )

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TYPICAL PROPERTIES of PEEK HT ™
ASTM or UL test Property PEEK HT ™
PHYSICAL
D792 Density (lb/in³)
(g/cm³)
0.047
1.32
D570 Water Absorption, 24 hrs (%) -
MECHANICAL
D638 Tensile Strength (psi)
@ 73°F
@ 302°F
@ 482°F

16,000
7,000
2,500
D638 Tensile Modulus (psi) 500,000
D638 Tensile Elongation at Break (%) 20
D790 Flexural Strength (psi) 27,000
D790 Flexural Modulus (psi) 600,000
D695 Compressive Strength (psi) 20,000
D695 Compressive Modulus (psi) -
D785 Hardness, Rockwell R108
D256 IZOD Impact Notched (ft-lb/in) -
THERMAL
D696 Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./°F)
-
D648 Heat Deflection Temp (°F / °C)
at 264 psi

329 / 165
D3418 Melting Temp (°F / °C) 705 / 374
- Max Operating Temp (°F / °C) - / -
C177 Thermal Conductivity
(BTU-in/ft²-hr-°F)
(x 10-4 cal/cm-sec-°C)

-
-
UL94 Flammability Rating V-0
ELECTRICAL
D149 Dielectric Strength (V/mil) short time, 1/8" thick -
D150 Dielectric Constant at 1 MHz -
D150 Dissipation Factor at 1 MHz 0.003
D257 Volume Resistivity (ohm-cm) at 50% RH 1016

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.
PEEK HT is a trademark of Victrex USA, Inc.

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