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TECASON P XRO PolyPhenylSulfone Specifications

904 West 6th Street, Shiner, Texas 77984 USA
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION
click to resize photo TECASON P XRO PolyPhenylSulfone is a new line of x-ray opaque thermoplastic shapes. A radio opacifer is added to the standard line of colored polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) extruded rod for orthopedic sizing trials and other instrument devices allowing for clear visibility of the component on fluoroscopy and X-ray. This accommodates some of the new challenges created by minimally invasive and image guided surgery.

TECASON P XRO has been tested to the requirements of ISO10993 for external communication devices intended for less than 24 hour contact with tissue, bone and dentin. These tests include: Maximization / Sensitization Testing, Cytotoxicity, Intracutaneous Test, Acute Systemic Toxicity Test and the Hemolysis Test.

TECASON P XRO PolyPhenylSulfone is available ONLY in pre-molded solid round rod for machining or prototyping purposes. Available colors include:  RED ,  YELLOW ,  GREEN ,  BLUE ,  BROWN  &  RUST ,  GREY ,  BLACK  and  WHITE .

( see also Standard Radel R PolyPhenylSulfone and Tecanyl MT Specifications )


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TYPICAL PROPERTIES of TECASON P XRO

ASTM or UL test Property Tecason P XRO
PHYSICAL
D792 Density (lb/in³)
(g/cm³)
0.02
1.30
D570 Water Absorption, 24 hrs (%) 0.33
MECHANICAL
D638 Tensile Strength (psi) 10,000
D638 Tensile Modulus (psi) 290,000
D638 Tensile Elongation at Break (%) 50
D790 Flexural Strength (psi) 11,700
D790 Flexural Modulus (psi) 305,000
D695 Compressive Strength (psi) -
D695 Compressive Modulus (psi) -
D785 Hardness, Rockwell 122R
D256 IZOD Notched Impact (ft-lb/in) 4.0
THERMAL
D696 Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./°F)
-
D648 Heat Deflection Temp (°F / °C)
at 264 psi
296 / 146
D3418 Glass Transition Temp (°F / °C) - / -
- Max Operating Temp (°F / °C) - / -
C177 Thermal Conductivity
(BTU-in/ft²-hr-°F)
(x 10-4 cal/cm-sec-°C)

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

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.
TECASON is a trademark of Ensinger Industries, Inc.
NORYL is a registered trademark of GE Plastics

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