Radel R5500 PPSU Polyphyenylsulfone

Radel brand R5500

Radel R5500, PolyphenylsulfoneRadel brand R5500 offers a superior combination of high performance properties that include excellent thermal stability, outstanding toughness, and good environmental stress cracking resistance. These properties make this very attractive for a variety of demanding applications. Still not sure Radel R5500 is the proper material for your application, consult our free Plastic Materials Selection Guide.

Why you should use Radel R5500:

  • Excellent Medical Grade Material
  • High Deflection Temperatures
  • Virtually Unlimited Steam Sterilize Cycles
  • Replaces Polysulfone and Ultem In Many Medical Applications
  • Easily Machinable or Fabricated

This materials is…offers a superior combination of high performance properties that include excellent thermal stability, outstanding toughness, and good environmental stress cracking resistance. These properties make this very attractive for a variety of demanding applications.

  • Flammability Rated at UL 94 V-0 at .032″ thickness
  • Very High Impact Resistance
  • Repeat Sterilization – Better Than Other Materials By A Factor Of 40:1
  • Outstanding Resistance to Environmental Stress Cracking
  • High Heat Deflection Temperatures
  • Resistance to Hydrolysis
  • USP VI Approved Grade and Variety of Colors Available – Special Order

Applications – Frequently used in:

Radel R5500, Polyphenylsulfone

  • Food Equipment and Dairy Connectors
  • Electronics Manufacturing and Fixtures
  • Medical Devices Handles and Fixtures
  • Food Service Trays
  • Aircraft Interior Parts

Materials Available As

Sheet:

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Rod:

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Tube:

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Special Formulations:

Radel A, Radel R7700, 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 1.29
Tensile Strength Yield D638 10,100
Izod Impact – Notched D256 10.0
Hardness – Rockwell D785 R120
Deflection Temp @ 264psi D648 405
Deflection Temp @ 66 psi D648 417
Co. Thermal Expansion D696 3.1X10-5

“I love to make parts from Radel. It machines well, and has a crisp and clean look when parts are done.” – Willy A.

Please contact us for details on available sizes and cost of Radel R5500

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.