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High Performance > 300°F | Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)

TECAPEEK GF30

TECAPEEK® GF30 is Ensinger's 30% glass fiber reinforced TECAPEEK product. Made with Victrex 450 GL30 PEEK polymer, it offers enhanced mechanical and thermal properties over those of our basic TECAPEEK offering. It also offers excellent resistance in harsh chemical environments and is electrically insulative.

  • Extremely high thermal and mechanical capabilities
  • Very high continuous working temperature
  • Very high heat deflection temperature
    For unreinforced TECAPEEK™, the HDT @264 psi is 152°C (306°F). The addition of 30% reinforcement results in a dramatic increase to 315°C (600°F).
  • Exceptional chemical resistance
    TECAPEEK™ GF30 is insoluble in all common solvents.
  • Very high level of dimensional stability
  • Good radiation resistance
    TECAPEEK™ GF30 exhibits superior resistance to high doses of gamma radiation.
  • Outstanding wear and abrasion resistance
  • Low smoke and toxic gas emissions
  • Excellent hydrolysis resistance
    TECAPEEK™ GF30 has an excellent resistance to hydrolysis in boiling water and superheated steam (sterilization/autoclavability) at temperatures in excess of 250°C (482°F).

TECAPEEK™s exceptional property profile enables it to be utilized in many of the most critical areas in general industry, as well as in the automotive, marine, nuclear, oil well, electronics, medical and aerospace fields.

  Properties Condition Value   Test Method Comment
Mechanical Modulus of elasticity (tensile test) 1% Sec, 73°F 1,000,000 psi ASTM D 638
Shear strength @ 73°F 14,100 psi - (1) per ASTM D 3846
Tensile strength at yield @ 73°F 14,500 psi ASTM D 638
Elongation at break 73°F 2.2 % ASTM D 638
Flexural strength @ 73°F 45,500 psi ASTM D 790
Modulus of elasticity (flexural test) @ 73°F 1,000,000 psi ASTM D 790
Compression strength @ 73°F
10% strain
25,000 psi ASTM D 695
Impact strength (Izod) @ 73°F 1.8 ft-lbs/in ASTM D 256
Rockwell hardness M Scale 103 ASTM D 785
Coefficient of friction @ 68°F
1200 in/min, 155 lbs load
0.30 % ASTM D 3702 (1) Injection molded specimen
Thermal Melting temperature 633 °F - (1) Injection molded specimen
Deflection temperature @ 264 psi, 1/4 600 °F ASTM D 648 (2) Injection molded specimen
Service temperature Long Term 500 °F -
Thermal expansion (CLTE) 1.2*10-5 in/in/°F ASTM D 696 (3) Injection molded specimen
Thermal conductivity 3.0 BTU-in/hr-ft2-°F ASTM C 177 (4) Injection molded specimen
Electrical Specific surface resistance 1.0*1016 Ω/square ASTM D 257
Volume resistivity @ 73°F 1.0*1016 Ω*cm ASTM D 149
Dielectric strength 175 V/mil ASTM D 257
Other Moisture absorption @ 24 hours, 73°F 0.11 % ASTM D 570
Flammability (UL94) V-0 % - (1) Injection molded specimen 3.0mm
This information reflects the current state of our knowledge and is intended only to assist and advise. It is given without obligation or liability. It does not assure or guarantee chemical resistance, quality of products or their suitability in any legally binding way. Values are not minimum or maximum values, but guidelines that can be used for comparative purposes in material selection. They are within the normal range of product properties and do not represent guaranteed property values. Testing under individual application circumstances is always recommended. Data is obtained from extruded shapes material unless otherwise noted. References to FDA compliance refer to the resins from which the products were made unless otherwise noted. All trade and patent rights should be observed. All rights reserved. Data sheet values are subject to periodic review.