When trying to choose the correct polymer for your injection molded application, understanding the materials can help you make your decision. For parts that require superior strength and durability, Ultem® is often a great choice.
Ultem® is a semi-transparent high strength plastic material that can operate in high service temperature environments. It is the ideal choice for demanding, high heat applications and can withstand continuous operating temperatures of 340° F while maintaining strength and rigidity.
Ultem® is a member of the PEI (polyetherimide) family of thermoplastic resins. It provides a unique balance of mechanical properties and processability that gives engineers superior flexibility and freedom in design. Ultem is available in a variety of grades that provide enhanced chemical, heat, and elasticity benefits. It also features high tensile strength, stiffness, strength to weight ratio, and excellent dimensional stability.
Ultem® is the high-performance polyetherimide material of choice for many aerospace, defense, medical components. It offers exceptional mechanical properties and exhibits natural flame resistance and extremely low smoke generation. Molded part benefits include:
Heat, solvent and flame resistant
High dielectric strength and stability
Excellent mechanical properties
Rigid and strong
Exceptional resistance to environmental forces
Performance Plastics is highly skilled at designing and molding using high performance materials such as Ultem®, Torlon®, PEEK, Teflon® FEP & PFA, POM, TPU, and PPS. We work with our customers to solve technically challenging problems. We can propose materials to implement part functionality in the design stage of development. We offer manufacturing solutions such as a clean room, the ability to offer direct gating of fluoropolymers, high volume production, visual inspection, and automated facilities.
For more information and solutions, please contact Rich Reed, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at 513-321-8404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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