PEEK modified with 30% carbon fibre

This compression moulded material is a Victrex® PEEK polymer modified with 30% carbon fibre to increase the strength and rigidity.


Chemical designation
PEEK (Polyetheretherketone)
1,43 g/cm3

Main Features

  • very good chemical resistance
  • good heat deflection temperature
  • inherent flame resistance
  • hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • very high stiffness
  • very high creep resistant
  • high dimensional stability
  • resistance against high energy radiation

Target industries

Technical details

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  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Tensile strength18,300psi@73°FASTM D 638
    Elongation at break (tensile test)2.2%@73°FASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    1,400,000psi@73°FASTM D 638
    Flexural strength30,500psi@73°FASTM D 790
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    1,600,000psi@73°FASTM D 790
    Compression strength26,000psi@73°F, 10% strainASTM D 695
    Compression modulus600,000psi@73°FASTM D 695
    Impact strength (Izod)1.03ftlbsin@73°F, notchedASTM D 256
    Shear strength12,100psi@73°F-
    Rockwell hardness102-M scaleASTM D 785
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Melting temperature649F-
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1.6*10-5ininF-
    Service temperature572FShort Term-
    Service temperature500FLong Term-
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Moisture absorption0.05%@ 24 hrsASTM D 570

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