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Tectron Specs

        Tectron PPS
    Units ASTM Test Method Extruded Polyphenelyne-sulfide
MECHANICAL Strength to Weight Ratio ksi -  
Specific Gravity @73 F - D792 1.35
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) psi D638 13500 (ult)
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D638 500000
Tensile Elongation at Break @ 73 F % D638 15
Flexural Strength @ 73 F psi D790 21000
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D790 575000
Shear Strength @ 73 F psi D732 9000
Compressive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F psi D695 21500 (10)
Compressive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F psi D695 430000
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F - D785 M95 (R125)
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F - D2240 D85
Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F ft-lb/in of notch D256 TypeA 0.6
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic - - 0.40
Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied) psi-ft/min - -
THERMAL Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F in/in/F E-831 (TMA) 2.8E-05
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi F D648 250
Tg-Glass transition temperature, (Amorphous) F D3418 -
Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) F D3418 540
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) F - 425
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-F - 2.00
ELECTRICAL Dielectric Strength, Short Term Volts/mil D149 540
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm D257 4.5E+16
Dielectric Constant @ 10E6 Hz - D150 3.0
Dissipation Factor @ 10E6 Hz - D150 0.001
Flammability @ 3.1 mm unless noted - UL94 V-0
H20 Water Absorbtion, Immersion, 24 Hrs % by wt. D570(7) 0.01
Water Absorbtion, Saturation % by wt. D570(7) 0.03

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