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Vespel® TP-8556 Data Sheet

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Product Description
Thermoplastic parts from filled PI (polyimide) for balanced mechanical properties and low wear and friction performance in high temperature hostile environments
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Filler
Additive 
  • Heat Stabilizer
Features 
  • Good Thermal Aging Resistance
  • Heat Stabilized
  • High Heat Resistance
  • Low Friction
  • Ultrasonic Weldable
Uses 
  • Agricultural Applications
  • Automotive Applications
  • Engineered Applications
  • Engineering Parts
  • High Temperature Applications
  • Hydraulic Applications
  • Industrial Applications
  • Industrial Parts
  • Lawn and Garden Equipment
  • Machine/Mechanical Parts
  • Metal Replacement
  • Power/Other Tools
  • Printer Parts
  • Pulleys
  • Pump Parts
  • Rollers
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Structural Parts
  • Textile Applications
  • Thrust Washer
  • Transmission Applications
  • Valves/Valve Parts
  • Washer
  • Wear Strip
  • White Goods & Small Appliances
RoHS Compliance 
Appearance 
  • Natural Color
Forms 
  • Shapes
Processing Method 
  • Compounding
  • Compounding Extrusion
  • Extrusion
  • Film Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
  • Machining
  • Profile Extrusion
  • Sheet Extrusion
  • Thermoforming
  • Wire & Cable Extrusion
Resin ID (ISO 1043)
  • PI-TP
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity 2
 
ASTM D792
Water Absorption (73°F, 24 hr)
%
ASTM D570
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (73°F)
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D638
73°F
psi
 
302°F
psi
 
Tensile Elongation (Break, 302°F)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus
    ASTM D790
73°F
psi
 
302°F
psi
 
Flexural Strength
    ASTM D790
73°F
psi
 
302°F
psi
 
Compressive Stress (73°F)
psi
JIS K7208
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact (73°F)
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Unnotched Izod Impact (73°F)
ft·lb/in
ASTM D4812
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi, Unannealed)
°F
ASTM D648
Glass Transition Temperature
°F
ASTM D3418
CLTE
    ASTM E228
Flow : 302°F
in/in/°F
 
Transverse : 302°F
in/in/°F
 
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Heat Stabilized, Heat-ageing Stabilized, Heat Ageing Stabilized, Heat-aging Stabilized, Heat Aging Stabilized, Low Friction, High Heat Resistance, Good Thermal Aging Resistance, Thermal Aging Resistant, Ultrasonic Weldable.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Power Tools, Tools, Valves, Valve Parts, Wear Strip, Wear Strips, White Goods, Small Appliances, White Goods and Small Appliances, White Goods & Small Appliances, Rollers, Roller, Machine Parts, Mechanical Parts, Machine/Mechanical Parts, Automotive Applications, Automotive Sector, Lawn and Garden Equipment, Lawn Equipment, Garden Equipment, Engineering Parts, Industrial Parts.
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
223°C
 
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