TECAPEI™ black (Sabic Ultem® 1000 series)

unfilled black pei

TECAPEI black Ultem is a polyetherimide material with high mechanical strength and rigidity, that is also known for its good electrical properties.  This material has a remarkably high creep resistance over a wide range of temperatures and furthermore, polyetherimides have a high permanent operating temperature.   Very good resistance to hydrolysis, along with dimensional stability rounds out the portfolio of typical polyetherimide properties.

Facts

Chemical designation
PEI (Polyetherimide)
Color
black
Alternative colors available
amber transparent
Density
1,27 g/cm3

Main Features

  • high dielectric strength
  • inherent flame retardant
  • low smoke emissions
  • easily machinable to tight tolerance
  • high thermal and mechanical capacity
  • flame retardant according to UL94 V-0

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Technical details


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    Mechanical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Tensile strength at break 17,500 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    430,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Elongation at break (tensile test) 40 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Elongation at yield 7-8 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Flexural strength 28,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Notched impact strength (Izod) 0.60 ftlbsin @ 73 °F ASTM D 256
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    480,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Rockwell hardness 111 % M Scale ASTM D 785
    Compression strength 21,500 psi @ 10% strain ASTM D 695
    Compression modulus 480,000 psi ASTM D 695
    Compression strength 2,200 psi @1 % strain ASTM D 695
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    Thermal properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Deflection temperature 394 F @264 psi ASTM D 648
    Thermal expansion (CLTE) 3.1*10-5 ininF ASTM D 696
    Vicat softening point 426 F ASTM D 1525
    Thermal conductivity 1.5 BTU-in/hr-ft^2 - deg ASTM D 2214
    Deflection temperature 410 F @ 66 psi ASTM D 648
    Service temperature 392 F short term -
    Service temperature 338 F Long Term -
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    Electrical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Dielectric strength 709 V/mil In Oil ASTM D 149
    Dielectric strength 830 V/mil In Air ASTM D 149
    Dissipation factor 0.0013 - 1 kHz, 50% RH, 73 °F ASTM D 150
    Dielectric constant 3.15 - 1 kHz, 50% RH ASTM D 150
    Volume resistivity 1.0 x 1017 O*cm 1/16 ASTM D 257
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    Other properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Flammability (UL94) V0 - -
    Moisture absorption .25 % @ 24 hrs, 73 °F ASTM D 570
    Moisture absorption 1.25 % @ saturation, 73 °F ASTM D 570

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