PSU Resin

PSU Resin Properties & Uses

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Please Note: PMC does not sell the material listed below.  We only use the material list to inform visitors that we are experienced in processing  these materials for many fine products.

MaterialPSU
Chemical NamePolysulphone
StructureAmorphous
OpacityTransparent
StrengthTough
Specific Gravity1.37
Shrinkage0.67% to 0.75%
Melting Point392° F
 Deflection Temperature352-361° F
Service Temperature338° F

Applications

PSU is ideal as a high temperature metal replacement. Common applications for this engineered plastic resin are:

  • Medical
  • Automotive
  • Electrical Appliances
AdvantagesPSU offers a number of beneficial characteristics, including resistance to chemicals and heat. Other advantages are:

  • Low Moisture Absorption
  • High Strength
  • Very High Surface Temperature Limits
  • Low Creep
  • Good Electrical Characteristics
  • Self-Extinguishing Ability
  • Resistance to Common Greases
  • Resistance to Many Solvents
  • Resistance to Heat
Disadvantages
  • Attacked by Some Solvents
  • Poor Weatherability
  • Subject to Stress Cracking
  • Difficult Processing