PEI - Polyetherimide

  • Durability
  • 700 °F Melting temperature
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Inherently flame retardant
  • Steam, X-ray and Ethylene Oxide steralizable

Polyetherimide (PEI) is a high performance engineering thermoplastic. PEI's characteristics include high strength and rigidity at elevated temperatures, long term heat resistance, dimensional stability and good electrical properties.

PEI is amorphous and transparent with a straw tint. It is colorable. It has outstanding dimensional stability and is inherently flame retardant. PEI does resist chemicals, such as hydrocarbons, alcohols and halogenated solvents.

Creep resistance over the long term allows PEI to replace metal and other materials in many structural applications. Electrical properties show excellent stability under variable temperature, humidity and frequency conditions.

 

Applications

  • Head lamp reflectors
  • Electrical components
  • Oil and Chemical service
  • Medical Instruments

Standard Grades

PEI 1000 - Unfilled

PEI 1010 - Unfilled High Flow

PEI 1110- Unfilled Vivid Colored

PEI 2100 - 10% Glass fiber reinforced

PEI 2200 - 20% Glass fiber reinforced

PEI 2300 - 30% Glass fiber reinforced

PEI 4001- Lubricated Wear Resistant

PEI 5001 - Chemical Resistant

 

Custom Compounds

We can tailor any of these polymers to suit you application including:

  • PTFE and anti wear additives
  • Specialized reinforcements
  • Flame retardants

 

 






 

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