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Solvay Specialty Polymers Radel® R-5000 Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU), Transparent
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU)

Material Notes: Transparent, general purpose for injection molding

Radel® R-5000 is a transparent polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) which offers exceptional hydrolytic stability, and toughness superior to other commercially-available, high-temperature engineering resins. This resin also offer high deflection temperatures and outstanding resistance to environmental stress cracking. Radel® polymers are inherently flame retardant, provide excellent thermal stability and possess good electrical properties.

- Smoke: Radel® R-5000 CL 301
- Amber: Radel® R-5000 NT, Radel® R-5000 XC, & Radel® R-5000 LC
- Blue: Radel® R-5000 TR BU391

Applications: Automotive Applications; Dental Applications; Food Service Applications; Hospital Goods; Medical Devices; Medical/Healthcare Applications; Membranes; Surgical Instruments

Features: Acid Resistant; Autoclave Sterilizable; Base Resistant; Biocompatible; Chemical Resistant; Detergent Resistant; E-beam Sterilizable; Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable; Flame Retardant; General Purpose; Good Dimensional Stability; Good Electrical Properties; Good Sterilizability; Good Thermal Stability; Heat Sterilizable; High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.); High Heat Resistance; Hydrolytically Stable; Radiation (Gamma) Resistant; Radiation Sterilizable; Radiotranslucent; Steam Resistant; Steam Sterilizable; Thermal Aging Resistant; Ultra High Toughness

Information provided by Solvay Specialty Polymers.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Water Absorption, ASTM D570
  • Water Absorption at Saturation, ASTM D570
  • Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow, ASTM D955
  • Melt Flow, ASTM D1238
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D638
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D790
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Tensile Impact Strength, ASTM D1822
  • Volume Resistivity, ASTM D257
  • Dielectric Constant, ASTM D150
  • Dielectric Strength, ASTM D149
  • Dielectric Strength, ASTM D149
  • CTE, linear, Parallel to Flow, ASTM D696
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ASTM D648, Unannealed
  • Glass Transition Temp, Tg, ASTM E1356
  • Flammability, UL94
  • Refractive Index, ASTM D542
  • Zone 1, Extrusion
  • Zone 2, Extrusion
  • Zone 3, Extrusion
  • Zone 4, Extrusion
  • Zone 5, Extrusion
  • Adapter Temperature, Extrusion
  • Die Temperature, Extrusion
  • Melt Temperature, Extrusion
  • Melt Temperature, Injection
  • Mold Temperature
  • Drying Temperature
  • Drying Temperature, Extrusion
  
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Solvay Specialty Polymers (includes former Solexis)

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