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Techtron® Unfilled & PSGF 40% Glass-Filled PPS
(PolyPhenylene Sulfide) Specifications

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GENERAL PROPERTIES

click to resize photo Techtron® PPS offers the broadest resistance to chemicals of any advanced engineering plastic. They have no known solvents below 392°F (200°C) and are inert to steam, strong bases, fuels and acids. Minimal moisture absorption and a very low coefficient of linear thermal expansion, combined with stress-relieving manufacturing, make PPS ideally suited for precise tolerance machined components.

Techtron ® (unfilled)
As an unfilled material, Techtron® is easily machined to close tolerances. It is ideal for structural applications in corrosive environments or as a lower-temperature replacement for PEEK. Standard Techtron® PPS is off-white in color.

Techtron ® PSGF (40% glass filled)
This product is the most recognized filled grade of PPS. It offers better dimensional stability and thermal performance than unfilled Techtron ® PPS and maintains its strength to above 425°F (220°C).

Unfilled Techtron® PPS is FDA and USDA compliant.

APPLICATIONS
• High pressure liquid chromatography components • Wafer retaining rings for CMP polishing • Hydrocarbon pump, valve, and compressor components • Oil field parts • Aerospace components • Medical and diagnostic device parts
( see also bearing grade Techtron HPV, Ryton Filled PPS, Tecatron/Ensifide PPS, and Techtron & Ketron HPV Specifications )

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TYPICAL PROPERTIES of TECHTRON® Unfilled & PSGF 40% Glass-Filled PPS

ASTM or UL test Property Techtron® PPS
unfilled
(extruded)
Techtron® PSGF
40% glass filled
(compression molded)
PHYSICAL
D792 Density (lb/in³)
(g/cm³)
0.049
1.35
0.061
1.70
D570 Water Absorption, 24 hrs (%) 0.01 0.02
D570 Water Absorption, saturation (%) 0.03 0.03
MECHANICAL
D638 Tensile Strength (psi) 13,500 5,000
D638 Tensile Modulus (psi) 500,000 730,000
D638 Tensile Elongation at Break (%) 15 1
D790 Flexural Strength (psi) 21,000 23,000
D790 Flexural Modulus (psi) 575,000 1,000,000
D695 Compressive Strength (psi) 21,500 24,000
D695 Compressive Modulus (psi) 430,000 1,300,000
D785 Hardness, Rockwell M95 / R125 M94 / R125
D256 IZOD Notched Impact (ft-lb/in) 0.6 1.0
THERMAL
D696 Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./°F)
2.8 2.5
D648 Heat Deflection Temp (°F / °C)
at 264 psi

250 / 121

490 / 254
D3418 Melting Point Temp (°F / °C)
540 / 282

540 / 282
- Max Operating Temp (°F / °C) 425 / 218 450 / 232
C177 Thermal Conductivity
(BTU-in/ft²-hr-°F)
(x 10-4 cal/cm-sec-°C)

2.00
6.89

2.10
7.23
UL94 Flammability Rating V-0 V-0
ELECTRICAL
D149 Dielectric Strength (V/mil) short time, 1/8" thick 540 385
D150 Dielectric Constant at 1 MHz 3.0 -
D150 Dissipation Factor at 1 MHz 0.0013 -
D257 Volume Resistivity (ohm-cm)at 50% RH > 1013 > 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.
ENSIFIDE and TECATRON are registered trademarks of Ensinger Engineering Plastics, Inc.
FORTRON is a registered trademark of Celanese AG Ticona.
RYTON is a registered trademark of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.
TECHTRON is a registered trademark of Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products.

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