Victrex 450G PEEK Granule
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PEEK, or Polyetheretherketone, is a high-performance thermoplastic material that is widely used in various industries due to its excellent mechanical, thermal, and chemical properties. Victrex PEEK is one of the most popular brands of PEEK, and it comes in different grades to cater to different applications. In this article, we will discuss the different grades of Victrex PEEK, including Victrex 450G and Victrex 150G, and why they are different, as well as the applications for which they are best suited.
Victrex 450G and Victrex 150G are two grades of Victrex PEEK that are commonly used in various applications. Victrex 450G is a high-performance thermoplastic material that is often used in demanding applications due to its excellent mechanical and chemical properties. Victrex 150G, on the other hand, is a lower-cost alternative to Victrex 450G that provides many of the same benefits but is not suitable for the most demanding applications. Let's take a closer look at the differences between these two grades of Victrex PEEK.
Victrex 450G: Victrex 450G is an unfilled grade of Victrex PEEK that is often used in applications that require high-temperature stability, excellent mechanical properties, and outstanding chemical resistance. It is a high-performance material that is ideal for demanding applications in industries such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, and medical. Some of the key features of Victrex 450G include:
High-temperature resistance: Victrex 450G has a high-temperature resistance of up to 260°C, which makes it suitable for use in high-temperature applications.
Excellent chemical resistance: Victrex 450G is resistant to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, bases, solvents, and fuels.
High strength and stiffness: Victrex 450G has high strength and stiffness, which makes it suitable for use in demanding applications where load-bearing capacity is important.
Good dimensional stability: Victrex 450G has good dimensional stability, which means that it maintains its shape and size even in extreme temperatures and harsh environments.
Some of the applications for which Victrex 450G is best suited include:
Aerospace components: Victrex 450G is commonly used in the aerospace industry for components such as aircraft engine parts, bearings, gears, and seals.
Automotive components: Victrex 450G is used in the automotive industry for parts such as gears, bearings, and bushings.
Electronics components: Victrex 450G is used in the electronics industry for components such as connectors, switches, and sockets.
Medical components: Victrex 450G is used in the medical industry for components such as surgical instruments, orthopedic implants, and dental implants.
Victrex 150G: Victrex 150G is a lower-cost alternative to Victrex 450G that provides many of the same benefits but is not suitable for the most demanding applications. It is often used in applications that require high-temperature stability and good chemical resistance, but do not require the highest levels of mechanical properties. Some of the key features of Victrex 150G include:
High-temperature resistance: Victrex 150G has a high-temperature resistance of up to 240°C, which makes it suitable for use in high-temperature applications.
Good chemical resistance: Victrex 150G is resistant to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, bases, solvents, and fuels.
Good mechanical properties: Victrex 150G has good mechanical properties, including strength, stiffness, and wear resistance.
Good dimensional stability: Victrex 150G has good dimensional stability, which means
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Dimensions for Victrex 450G PEEK Granule in all available sizes are shown according to the product drawing above.
Key Properties of Victrex 450G PEEK Granule Include:
Exceptional chemical resistance - PEEK can only be dissolved in high concentrations of Nitric and Sulphuric acids.
Exceptional dimensional stability - Even at high temperatures (260°).
Low Radio Frequency noise - Comparable to air.
Excellent weight to strength ratio - Specific gravity (1.30).
- High heat operation (260°C)
- High tensile strength (97mpa)
- Ultra low weight
- Flame resistance
- Abrasion resistance
- Hydrolysis resistance
- Highly resistant to radiation
- Very low outgassing in high vacuum
- Low thermal conductivity
- Food safe (FSA/FDA Approved)
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