Polyaramid Fibre / Polyphenylene Sulphide ( PPS ) Matrix Composite - Properties - Supplier Data by Goodfellow

Properties for polyphenylene sulphide matrix reinforced with polyaramid fibres are provided below.

Key Properties

The key properties of polyaramid fibre reinforced polyphenylene sulphide composite are tabulated below.

Table 1. Key properties

Mechanical Properties

Elongation at break ( % )

1.5

Thermal expansion coefficient - long. ( x10-6 strain K-1 )

27

Young's modulus - transverse ( GPa )

9.6

Properties Polyaramid/Polyphenylenesulphide Composite Sheet

Property

Value

Compressive Strength - Longitudinal

MPa

76

Density

g cm-3

1.25

Flexural modulus - Longitudinal

GPa

7.6

Flexural strength - Longitudinal

MPa

124

Tensile strength - Longitudinal

MPa

83

Volume fraction of fibres

%

~25

Properties Polyaramid/Polyphenylenesulphide Composite Rod

Property

Value

Compressive Strength - Longitudinal

MPa

76

Density

g.cm-3

1.25

Flexural modulus - Longitudinal

GPa

7.6

Flexural strength - Longitudinal

MPa

124

Tensile strength - Longitudinal

MPa

83

Volume fraction of fibres

%

25

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