Performance, tested under fire. For parts that can withstand punishing heat and exposure to chemicals, PPSF/PPSU high-performance thermoplastics coupled with FDM technology provides heat-resistance, strong sterilizable parts.

PPSF/PPSU (polyphenylsulfone) material has the greatest heat and chemical resistance of all CIDEAS materials making it ideal for aerospace, automotive and medical applications.

PPSF parts are not only mechanically superior, but also dimensionally accurate, to better predict end-product performance. Users can also sterilize PPSF via steam autoclave, EtO sterilization, plasma sterilization, chemical sterilization and radiation*.

PPSF gives you the ability to manufacture real parts direct from digital files that are ideal for conceptual modeling, functional prototyping, manufacturing tools, and end-use-parts.

Due to the rigid break-away support structures, PPSF is not suitable for complex assemblies.

Tensile StrengthASTM D63855 MPa8,000 psi
Tensile ModulusASTM D6382,100 MPa300,000 psi
Tensile ElongationASTM D6383%3%
Flexural StrengthASTM D790110 MPa15,900 psi
Flexural ModulusASTM D7902,200 MPa320,000 psi
IZOD Impact, notchedASTM D25658.7 J/m1.1 ft-lb/in
IZOD Impact, un-notchedASTM D256165.5 J/m3.1 ft-lb/in
Heat Deflection @ 264 psiASTM D648189°C372°F
Glass Transition TemperatureDMA (SSYS)230°C446°F
CTEASTM D6965.5 E -05 mm/mm/°C3.1 E -05 in/in/°F
Melt Point- - - - - - - - -Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Volume ResistivityASTM D2571.5x10e14 - 5.0 x 10e13 ohms- - - - - - - - -
Dielectric ConstantASTM D150-983.2 - 3.0- - - - - - - - -
Dissipation FactorASTM D150-98.0015 - .0011- - - - - - - - -
Dielectric StrengthASTM D149-09, Method A290 - 80 V/mil- - - - - - - - -
Specific GravityASTM D7921.281.28
Flame ClassificationUL 94V-0V-0
Rockwell HardnessASTM D785M86M86
UL File Number- - - - - - - - -E345258E345258

All values were taken from the documentation supplied by the manufacturer of this particular material. C.ideas inc. makes no claims to the accuracy of this data, as each individual application may vary. Please contact the manufacturer for any questions relating to specific MSDS information.

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