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Westlake Plastics Radel® R 5500 Polyphenylsulfone For Medical Applications  (discontinued **)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU)

Material Notes: Medical grade Radel R5500 resin offers exceptional hydrolytic stability, toughness, heat deflection temperature and resistance to stress cracking. This polymer also has excellent thermal stability, and impact strength over a wide temperature range. Recommended sterilization techniques for Radel R5500 include EtO gas, radiation, steam autoclaving, dry heat and cold sterilization.

Radel® is a trade name of Solvay Advanced Polymers. Information provided by Westlake Plastics.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Water Absorption, ASTM D570; 24 hrs.
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D638
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Yield Strength, ASTM D790
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Compressive Yield Strength, ASTM D695
  • Compressive Modulus, ASTM D695
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Izod Impact, Unnotched, ASTM D256
  • Tensile Impact Strength, ASTM D1822
  • CTE, linear, ASTM D696
  • Thermal Conductivity, ASTM C177
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ASTM D648
  • Flammability, UL94
  
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