Polyphenylene Sulphide - PPS

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

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.

Disadvantages

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.

Applications

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

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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