Polyphenylene Sulphide - PPS

Polymer Type



Good temperature resistance - UL continuous use temperature of 190°C (370°F). Exhibits good solvent and chemical resistance.  Good flame resistance.  Resistant to radiation.  Good dimensional stability.


Difficult to pigment - only dark colours available.  Somewhat notch sensitive.  Relatively poor tracking resistance.  Only available in modified form, i.e. glass, carbon or PTFE filled.


Electrical components, e.g. connectors, housings, coil formers.  Chemical pumps, under-bonnet components.  Coatings for chemical and / or abrasion resistance. 


Source : Abstracted from Plascams

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