Polysulfone – PSU

Polysulfone Sheet

This material is used frequently in a Medical and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Common use in Aircraft, Aerospace and Appliance Manufacturing. A popular material for tight tolerance and high heat. Excellent for Electrical and Electronic, Medical Instruments and Trays. Polysulfone – PSU has several trade names: Unifone, Ensifone, Thermalux, Udel, Ultrason and others.

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Why use Polysulfone – PSU

  • Excellent Mechanical and Electrical Properties
  • Very Dimensionally Stable
  • Repeat Sterilization and Autoclavable
  • UL 94 V-O @.176″ thickness
  • Easily Machinable and Chemical Resistance

This materials is…an amorphous high performance thermoplastic material that has proven performance at elevated temperatures. Great mechanical properties with thermal stability allow for its use in load bearing applications over broad temperature ranges and close tolerance.

  • 320 degrees F Continuous Use Temperature
  • Flammability Rated at UL 94 V-0
  • High Impact Resistance
  • Low Moisture Absorption
  • Chemically Resistant To Many Acids and Solvents
  • Gamma Radiation Resistance

Still not sure Polysulfone is the proper material for your application, consult our free Plastic Materials Selection Guide.

Applications – Frequently used in:

  • Food Equipment and Dairy Processing
  • Wear and Slide machined parts
  • Electronics Manufacturing and Fixtures
  • Pistons, Manifolds, Timing Screws, Scraper Blades
  • Food Processing Forming Dies

Still not sure Polysulfone is the proper material for your application, consult our free Plastic Materials Selection Guide.

These Properties are for evaluation purposes only. This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed or implied.

Materials Available As

Sheet:

.032″ (1/32″) – 3.0″ in Natural (Amber Transparent) in 24″ X 48″

Rod:

.250″ – 6.0″ diameter in Natural (Amber Transparent) in various lengths

Film:

.001″ – .029″ in Natural (Amber Transparent) in 24″ wide roll stock, minimums apply

Tube:

Call with your requirements, many sizes available, minimums apply

Special Formulations:

Non standard colors, thickness, size or formula, please call for details

These Properties are for evaluation purposes only. This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed or implied.

Typical Resin Properties:

General Property ASTM Test Typical Value
Specific Gravity D792 1.24
Tensile Strength Yield D638 10,200
Izod Impact – Notched D256 1.3
Hardness – Rockwell D785 R120
Deflection Temp @ 264psi D648 345
Deflection Temp @ 66 psi D648 358
Co. Thermal Expansion D696 3.1X10-5

“We needed a material with a UL listing, and stable in size. We found Polysulfone to fill the bill at a reasonable price.” – Walt G.

Please contact us for current availability and pricing.

These Properties are for evaluation purposes only. This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed or implied.