PPS filled with 40% glass fiber

TECATRON GF40 natural is a 40% fiber 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 fiber reinforcement offers excellent chemical resistance properties. This PPS GF modification is supplied by Ensinger under the tradename TECATRON GF40.



Chemical designation
PPS (Polyphenylensulfide)
1,64 g/cm3

Main Features

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

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Tensile strength at break13,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    1,500,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Elongation at break (tensile test)1.9%@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    1,000,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Compression strength4,000psi1% StrainASTM D 695
    Compression strength22,000psi10% strainASTM D 695
    Compression modulus520,000psiASTM D 695
    Flexural strength21,000psi72 FASTM D 790
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)2.2*10-5ininF72 F - 140 FDIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Service temperature500FIntermittent-
    Service temperature450FLong Term-
    Specific heat0.282butlbfISO 22007-4:2008
    Thermal conductivity1.74BTU-in/hr-ft^2 - degISO 22007-4:2008
    Melting temperature540FASTM D 2133
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    surface resistivity1015Ohm/squareASTM D 257
    Volume resistivity1013O*cmASTM D 257
    Dielectric strength508V/milASTM D 149
    Dielectric constant4-@ 1MHzASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor0.0001-@1KHz, 73 °FASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor0.0004-@ 1MHzASTM D 150
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Moisture absorption0.02%@ 24 hrs, 73 °FASTM D 570
    Flammability (UL94)V0-DIN IEC 60695-11-10;

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