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Application and characteristics of PEEK

PEEK is a high temperature resistant, high performance thermoplastic special engineering plastic. It has good mechanical properties, chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, hydrolysis resistance, etc.; it has light specific gravity and good self-lubricating performance. Due to its very good processing performance, it can be filled with carbon fiber, molybdenum disulfide, etc. to further improve the lubricating…

Application and characteristics of PPS PPSU materials

Characteristic: ①General performance: PPS is a white, high crystallinity, hard and brittle polymer. The relative density of pure PPS is 1.3, but it will increase after modification. PPS has a very small water absorption rate, generally only about 0.03%. PPS has good flame retardancy, and its oxygen index is as high as 44%. Compared with…

Application and characteristics of PMMA(acrylic) material

Acrylic has good weather resistance and strong hardness, and can be made into various required products, but acrylic is also good or bad, which is directly related to its service life, so what kind of acrylic material to choose becomes a headache for people. So, what are the performance characteristics and uses of acrylic material?…

Application and characteristics of ABS material

1. ABS plastic is a terpolymer of acrylonitrile (A)-butadiene (B)-styrene (S). It combines the properties of three components, among which acrylonitrile has high hardness and strength, heat resistance and corrosion resistance; butadiene has impact resistance and toughness; styrene has high surface gloss, easy coloring and Ease of processing. 2. The structure of ABS resin includes…

Classification, application and characteristics of PP materials

Classification, characteristics and applications of polypropylene (PP) plastics Poly(propylene) (1) Polypropylene (PP) production process Polypropylene is made by addition polymerization of propylene, CH2=CHCH3, under the action of Z-N metal catalyst. (2) Production method of polypropylene (PP) ① Slurry method. Polymerization in a diluent (such as hexane) is the earliest industrialized method and the largest production…

Classification and application of PA materials

Nylon is a kind of engineering plastic with excellent performance. It has excellent mechanical properties, outstanding corrosion resistance, oil resistance, heat resistance, high modulus and other advantages. Reinforcement and flame-retardant modification can significantly improve its heat resistance, modulus dimensional stability and flame retardancy, and are widely used in industries such as automobiles, electronic and electrical,…

Classification and characteristics of PC materials

The characteristics of pc material bai are: 1. Amorphous material, good thermal stability, wide molding temperature range and poor fluidity. zhi absorbs little moisture, but is sensitive to water, so it must be dried. Molding shrinkage is small, melting cracking and stress concentration are easy to occur, so molding conditions should be strictly controlled, and…

Application and characteristics of POM materials

English name: Polyoxymethylene(Polyformaldehyde) Chemical name: Polyformaldehyde A kind of synthetic resin, also known as polyoxymethylene resin, POM plastic, Saigang material, etc.; it is a white or black plastic particle with high hardness, high rigidity and high wear resistance. Mainly used in gears, bearings, auto parts, machine tools, instrument internals and other products that play a…

Classification and application of zinc alloy

There are many types of zinc alloys. In addition to casting zinc alloys are classified according to processing methods, they can also be classified according to composition, characteristics and uses: (1) Classified by alloy composition: Zinc alloys can be divided into four categories according to composition, namely Zn-Al series, Zn-Cu series, Zn-Pstrong series and Zn-Pstrong-Al…

Classification, characteristics and applications of titanium alloys

Titanium is a new type of bai metal. The performance of titanium is related to the content of impurities such as carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen. The purest titanium iodide contains no more than 0.1% dao, but its strength and plasticity are low. high. The performance of 99.5% industrial pure titanium is: density ρ=4.5g/cubic centimeter,…