PSU (Polysulfone)

Polysulfone is a high temperature amorphous material with relatively low cost. It is transparent and can be used at temperatures of up to 300 F. Polysulfone has been compounded, with glass and mineral filled grades available.

Applications: Appliance parts, electronic parts, automotive parts, medical components, business Equipment, aerospace and insulators.

Advantage

 

Good thermal stability
Transparent
Tough and rigid
Chemical Resistance

Disadvantage

 

Attacked by many solvents
Poor weatherability
Subject to stress cracks
High processing temperature

Tensile StrengthFlexural ModulusImpact StrengthMax Temp.Chemical Resistance
9,500-18,000 psi390,000-1,500,000 psi.65-7 ft-lb/in notched izod300°-350° FFair to Good