TECATRON ® GF40

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.

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Chemical designation
PPS (Polyphenylensulfide)
Color
beige
Density
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

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Technical details


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    Mechanical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Tensile strength at break 13,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    1,500,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Elongation at break (tensile test) 1.9 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    1,000,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Compression strength 4,000 psi 1% Strain ASTM D 695
    Compression strength 22,000 psi 10% strain ASTM D 695
    Compression modulus 520,000 psi ASTM D 695
    Flexural strength 21,000 psi 72 F ASTM D 790
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    Thermal properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Thermal expansion (CLTE) 2.2*10-5 ininF 72 F - 140 F DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Service temperature 500 F Intermittent -
    Service temperature 450 F Long Term -
    Specific heat 0.282 butlbf ISO 22007-4:2008
    Thermal conductivity 1.74 BTU-in/hr-ft^2 - deg ISO 22007-4:2008
    Melting temperature 540 F ASTM D 2133
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    Electrical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    surface resistivity 1015 Ohm/square ASTM D 257
    Volume resistivity 1013 O*cm ASTM D 257
    Dielectric strength 508 V/mil ASTM D 149
    Dielectric constant 4 - @ 1MHz ASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor 0.0001 - @1KHz, 73 °F ASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor 0.0004 - @ 1MHz ASTM D 150
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    Other properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Moisture absorption 0.02 % @ 24 hrs, 73 °F ASTM D 570
    Flammability (UL94) V0 - DIN IEC 60695-11-10;

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