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CHARACTERISTICS OF THERMOPLASTIC RESIN

MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS USAGE
PP
(Polypropylene)
・The lightest weight in all purpose plastic.
・Almost no chlorine gas produced when incinerated.
・Easy to be thermally decomposed without thermal stabilizer.
・High oxygen permeability.
・Electric appliance
・Band for shippping
・Food containers
PE
(Polyethylene)
・High density PE usable down to -80 ℃ degree.
・Soft
・Easily gets flaws(scratched)
・Containers
・Packing film
POM
(Polyacetal)
・Good in sliding property.
・Good in mechanical strength.
・Weak in weather resistance.
・Bearing products
・Cam
・Clip
・Gear
PA
(Polyamide)
(Nylon)
・High gas barrier
・High oil resistant
・Water absorbency
・Bearing parts
・Cam
・Gear
PTFE
(Polytetrafluoroethylene)
(Teflon)
・The smallest coefficient friction in resin.
・Good in heat resistance, chemical resistance.
・Abrasion resistance is small.
・Medical instruments
・Coating material
・Electronic parts
ETFE
(Tetrafluoroethyle・
ethylene copolymer)
・High Corrosion resistant, weather resistant(especially ultraviolet ray).
・High insulation quality
・Slippery quality.
・Water and oil repellent and non-adherent.
・Tube
・Coating of electric cable
・Release film
・Coating material
PEEK
(Polyetheretherketone)
・Good in Heat resistant and abrasion resistant.
・High level of radiation resistant.
・Physical changes widely in glass transition temperature around 150℃degrees.
・Semiconductor liquid crystal manufacturing parts
・Auto parts
・Medical parts
PPS
(Polyphenylene sulphide)
・Good in flame resistant and dimensional stability.
・High Heat resistant and strong in tensile bending.
・Weak in impact resistant.
・Semiconductor liquid crystal manufacturing parts
・Electronic parts
ABS
(Acrylonitrile・
butadiene・
styrene copolymer)
・Good in adhesiveness and coating.
・Glossy
・Solvent resistant.
・Home electric appliances
・Automobile interior parts
・OA business equipments
PAR
(Polyarylate)
(UPolymer)
・Heat resistant in transparent resin.
・Good in mechanical strength.
・Transparent and weather resistant.
・Auto parts
・Electronic parts
・Medical parts
PE I
(Polyetherimide)
・Heat resistant and hot water resistant.
・Chemical resistant and insusceptible to ultraviolet ray and radial ray.
・Transparent and weather resistant.
・Electronic parts
・Auto parts
・Semiconductor liquid crystal manufacturing parts
PSF
(Polysulfone)
・Heat resistant and good in mechanical strength.
・Chemical resistant
・Transparent and weather resistant.
・Electronic parts
・Auto parts
・Medical parts
PES
(Polyethersulfone)
・High heat resistant.
・High chemical resistant.
・High impact resistant.
・Auto parts and Aircraft parts
・Electronic parts
・Medical parts
LCP
(Liquid crystal polymer)
・High crystallinity and mechanical strength.
・High liquidity and excellent in microscopic forming.
・High heat resistant and has 3 categories in heat resistant temperature;I,II & III.
・Electronic parts
・Auto parts
PAI
(Polyamide-imide)
・High heat resistant.
・Slippery property at high temperature and abrasion resistant.
・Good in chemical resistance and mechanical strength.
・Auto parts
・Medical parts
・Aircraft parts
PI
(Polyimide)
・High Heat resistant.
・Slippery property and abrasion resistant.
・High chemical resistant.
・Semiconductor liquid crystal manufacturing parts
・Electronic parts
・Auto parts
※The table above is just a reference. Characteristics vary according to the grade of each material.
Please pay attention to the material grade at your practical use.