The Ultem1000 is an inert polymer offering high strength and excellent flame and heat resistance. It performs continuously to 340ºF. It is also hydrolysis resistant, highly resistant to acidic solutions and capable of withstanding repeated autoclaving cycle.
This material is commonly machined into parts for reusable medical devices, analytical instrumentation and electrical/electronic insulators.
|Specific gravity (ASTM D-792)||1.28|
|Tensile strength (ASTM D-638) (psi)||16 500|
|Flexural strength (ASTM D-790) (psi)||20 000|
|Compressive strength (ASTM D-695) (psi)||22 000|
|Hardness, M Scale (ASTM D-785)||112|
|Elongation (ASTM D-638) (psi)||80|
|Coeff. Thermal Exp. (ASTM D-696) In/In/°F||3.1 x 10?5|
|Water absorption, 24 hours %||0.25|