PPS Resin

PPS Resin Characteristics & 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.

MaterialPPS
Chemical NamePolyphenylene Sulfide
StructureCrystalline
OpacityOpaque
StrengthTough, Stiff
Specific Gravity1.5
Shrinkage0.85% to 1.1%
Melting Point554°F
Deflection Temperature531-538°F
Service Temperature320°F
ApplicationsPPS resin is a good substitute for aluminum. It’s commonly used in interior and exterior automotive plastic molding applications. Other common applications are:

  • Appliance Housings

  • White Goods

  • Automotive (interior & exterior)

AdvantagesPPS offers a number of beneficial characteristics, including resistance to chemicals such as acids, alkalis, bleaches. Other advantages of this engineering resin are:

  • Excellent Processing

  • Good Surface Finish

  • Low Creep

  • Good Dimensional Stability

  • High Impact Strength

  • Chemical Resistant

Disadvantages

  • High Process Temperatures

  • Comparatively High Cost

  • Fiber-Filled Grades may show Mold Warpage