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PEEK MATERIALS MECHANICAL STRENGTH AND RIGIDITY

Sustatec® PEEK, a polyetherether ketone material with excellent temperature resistance up to 300°C (572°F), is available from Sustaplast, L.P. The material, offered in three grades - unmodified, glass-fiber reinforced and modified - exhibits superior mechanical strength and rigidity, high impact resistance, and chemical resistance in high temperature applications. It has been applied successfully in a wide range of commercial and industrial uses, such as: food processing, beverage and bottling, chemical processing, medical equipment, automotive, and textiles.

The material is supplied in a wide range of sheet sizes and rods. Custom shapes and sizes are available and the material can be easily machined into intricately designed parts.

Sustatec® PEEK is available in three grades: PEEK (unmodified) for high temperature applications, PEEK GF30 (glass-fiber reinforced) for applications that require higher mechanical strength and rigidity over a broad temperature range, and PEEK mod (modified) that has a lower coefficient of friction for high wear applications. Each grade is specifically tailored for application requirements. Mechanical, Electrical and Thermal properties for the grades are available upon request.

For more information, contact, Mark Bogin, Sustaplast, L.P., 170 Rodeo Drive, Edgewood, NY 11717, 800-832-6786, 631-242-0175, Fax: 631-242-5121, Web: www.sustaplast.com.

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