TECATRON GF40 natural

PPS filled with 40% glass fibre

TECATRON GF40 natural is a 40% fibre glass reinforced material that combines very high mechanical properties as well as strength and rigidity, with excellent thermal properties. Furthermore, the high performance thermoplastic PPS with 40% glass fibre reinforcement offers excellent chemical resistance properties. This PPS GF modification is supplied by Ensinger under the tradename TECATRON GF40.


Chemical designation
PPS (Polyphenylensulfide)
Alternative colours available
1,63 g/cm3

Main Features

  • good heat deflection temperature
  • hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • high stiffness
  • good chemical resistance
  • high creep resistance
  • high dimensional stability
  • inherent flame retardant

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Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    6500MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength83MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength at yield83MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield3%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at break3%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Flexural strength145MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    6600MPa2mm/min, 10 NDIN EN ISO 178
    Compression strength21/41/105MPa1% / 2% / 5%EN ISO 604
    Compression modulus4600MPa5mm/min, 10 NEN ISO 604
    Impact strength (Charpy)24kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Ball indentation hardness333MPaISO 2039-1
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Glass transition temperature93CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Melting temperature280CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Service temperature260Cshort termNN
    Service temperature230Clong termNN
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)510-5*1/K23-100°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)410-5*1/K23-60°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Thermal conductivity0.35W/(k*m)ISO 22007-4:2008
    Specific heat1.0J/(g*K)ISO 22007-4:2008
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1010-5*1/K100-150°C, long.DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1014ODIN IEC 60093
    volume resistivity1014O*cmDIN IEC 60093
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Resistance to hot water/ bases+--
    Flammability (UL94)V0-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;
    Resistance to weathering---
    Water absorption0.01%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62

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