PAS Resin

PAS Resin Properties & Uses

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Material PAS
Chemical Name PAS; Polyarylsulfone; PSU; Poolysulfone
 Structure Amorphous
Opacity Transparent
Strength Rigid
Specific Gravity 1.44
Shrinkage 0.1% – 0.6%
Melting Point 649°F – 710°F
 Deflection Temperature 400°F – 416°F
Service Temperature 302°F

Applications

 PAS resin is most commonly used in electrical applications as well as:

  • Electrical Insulation
  • Automotive Headlights
  • Water Fittings
  • Filters
  • Containers
  • Microwave Dishes
Advantages
  • Stable Thermoplastic
  • Resistant to High & Low Temperatures
  • Resistant to Greases, Chemicals & Many Solvents
  • Excellent Impact Strength
  • High Strength
  • Very High Surface Temperature Limits
  • Low Creep
  • Good Electrical Characteristics
  • Self-Extinguishing Ability
Disadvantages
  • Attached by some Solvents
  • Poor Weatherability
  • Subject to Stress Cracking
  • Processing Difficulties
  • Low Moisture Absorption

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