Ultem® is the ideal choice for demanding, high-heat applications. This material can withstand continuous operating temperatures of 340° F while maintaining strength and rigidity. It is easily fabricated and bonded and offers excellent chemical resistance and high dielectric strength.
Ultem is the high-performance material of choice for many aerospace, aircraft, medical and pharmaceutical applications. It offers exceptional mechanical properties and exhibits natural flame resistance and extremely low smoke generation.
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|Density||1.26e3 - 1.28e3||kg/m^3||0.0455 - 0.0462||lb/ft^3|
|Yield Strength||7.35e7 - 8.11e7||Pa||10.7 - 11.8||ksi|
|Tensile Strength||9.19e7 - 1.01e8||Pa||13.3 - 14.7||ksi|
|Elongation||0.558 - 0.645||% strain||55.8 - 64.5||% strain|
|Hardness (Vickers)||2.17e8 - 2.38e8||Pa||22.1 - 24.3||HV|
|Impact Strength (notched)||3.81e3 - 4.2e3||J/m^2||1.81 - 2.0||ft.lbf/in^2|
|Fracture Toughness||1.99e6 - 4.03e6||Pa/m^0.5||1.81 - 3.67||ksi/in^0.5|
|Young's Modulus||2.89e9 - 3.04e9||Pa||0.419 - 0.441||10^6 psi|
|Max Service Temperature||161 - 179||°C||322 - 354||°F|
|Insulator or Conductor||Insulator||Insulator|
|Specific Heat Capability||1.47e3 - 1.53e3||J/kg °C||0.352 - 0.366||BTU/lb. °F|
|Thermal Expansion Coefficent||8.46e-5 - 1.01e-4||strain/°C||47 - 56||µstrain/°F|
|CO2 Footprint||6.93 - 7.66||kg/kg||6.93 - 7.66||lb/lb|
∗ The information on this page is intended as general guidance only and is only accurate at the time of posting (see date below). Specific material properties vary by manufacturer. Please contact a Dielectric application engineer for help in choosing the optimal material for your application and budget.
Posting Date: August 16, 2012