PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone) Datasheet
Follow the link below to view our PEEK data sheet. This includes properties such as mechanical, electrical, thermal and chemical resistance.
Measurement System: Imperial
Maximum Temperature: 260°C/500°F
Flammability: UL94 V-0
PE Balls High Performance Polymer-Plastic Balls conform to the following Standards/Norms:
Polyethylene (PE) balls are spherical components made from polyethylene, a versatile thermoplastic known for its low cost, low friction, and excellent chemical resistance. While PE balls may not be considered high-performance materials in some contexts, they do have specific uses in various industries, including those in the United Kingdom. Here's an overview of PE balls and their applications in high-performance industries:
1. Conveyor Systems: PE balls are utilised in conveyor systems in high-performance industries, including manufacturing and logistics. Their low friction properties allow them to function as bearings or rollers, reducing the energy required for material handling. PE balls help in the smooth movement of conveyor belts and systems, contributing to efficient and cost-effective operations.
2. Flow Control Devices: In industries where fluid handling is critical, PE balls are used in flow control devices, such as float valves and check valves. Their buoyancy and chemical resistance make them suitable for regulating liquid levels and preventing backflow, ensuring efficient fluid management in high-performance environments.
3. Chemical Processing: PE balls find application in chemical processing industries, where they are used in vessels and tanks to facilitate mixing, agitation, and circulation of chemicals. PE's resistance to many chemicals, coupled with its low reactivity, makes it a safe and reliable choice for these applications.
4. Laboratory and Scientific Equipment: PE balls are used in various laboratory and scientific equipment, including shaker bottles and magnetic stirrers. They are chosen for their inert nature, ensuring that they do not react with the substances being processed or tested, maintaining the integrity of experiments and analyses.
5. Oil and Gas Exploration: In offshore oil and gas operations, PE balls are employed as floatation devices for various purposes. They can serve as buoyant elements in equipment like remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and subsea sensors, ensuring stability and efficient operation in harsh marine environments.
6. Agriculture: In precision agriculture, PE balls are used as part of drip irrigation systems. They help regulate water flow by blocking or allowing passage through drip lines, contributing to efficient and controlled irrigation in agricultural settings.
7. Food and Beverage Production: PE balls are utilised in the food and beverage industry, where they can serve as check balls in pumps and dispensing equipment. Their food-grade compliance, chemical resistance, and low friction properties make them suitable for handling edible products.
8. Automotive Manufacturing: PE balls can be found in automotive manufacturing processes, where they are used as check balls in fluid control systems. Their low friction characteristics contribute to smooth operation and precision in automotive production.
While PE balls may not be associated with high-performance materials like PTFE or PEEK, they offer specific advantages in terms of cost-effectiveness, chemical resistance, and low friction properties. These characteristics make them valuable in various high-performance industries, where they contribute to efficient processes, reduced maintenance, and reliable performance.
The PEEK data sheet is available as a PDF to download below.
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