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High Performance > 300°F | Sulfones

TECASON P MT (medical grade)

TECASON® P MT is a polyphenylsulfone suited primarily to applications in the medical industry. It is in the same performance category as products like Polysulfone and ULTEM® polyetherimide. TECASON® P MT has improved performance in terms of temperature, impact strength and chemical resistance. TECASON® P MT also has exceptional resistance to repeated steam autoclaving without loss of dimensional stability or physical properties. TECASON® PMT is available in several colored and transparent grades, as well as with our x-ray opaque XRO additive which allows for clear component visibility on fluorscopy and x-ray.

  • Tested to the requirements of ISO 10993
  • High tensile strength
  • Excellent heat resistance, Autoclavable
  • Very high resistance to environmental stress
  • Great mechanical strength
  • High dielectric strength and stability
  • Available in opaque and transparent grades

TECASON® P MT series products are targeted at a number of applications in the medical industry.TECASON® P MT is often used in applications for surgical tools and instruments because of its resistance to autoclave sterilization damage. A second market for TECASON®, it is also a popular material choice for trials used in joint replacement surgeries.

  Properties Condition Units Value
Physical Chemical Designation PPSU
Density g/cm_ 1.29
Mechanical Tensile Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 350,000
Tensile Strength @ Yld @ 73 °F PSI 11,000
Tensile Strength @ Brk @ 73 °F PSI 11,000
Shear Strength @ 73 °F PSI
Elongation @ Yld @ 73 °F %
Elongation @ Brk @ 73 °F % 80
Flexural Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 325,000
Flexural Strength @ 73 °F PSI 15,500
Compressive Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 225,000
Compressive Strength @ 73 °F, 10% strain PSI 13,500
Izod (charpy) Impact Strength @ 73 °F ft-lbs/in 2.5
Rockwell Hardness @ 73 °F M (R) Scale 85
Coefficient of Friction Static
Coefficient of Friction Dynamic, 40 PSI, 50 FPM
Wear (K) Factor in_-min/ft-lbs-hr
Limiting PV psi-fpm
Thermal Vicat Softening Point °F 424
Melting Temperature °F
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 °F 417
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 °F 405
Service Temperature Intermittent °F 360
Service Temperature Long Term °F 300
Thermal Expantion (CLTE) in/in/°F 3.1*10-5
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F 0.27
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft_-°F
Electrical Surface Resistivity ohms/square
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm 1.0*1015
Dielectric Strength V/mil 360
Dielectric Contant @ 60 HZ, 73 °F, 50% RH 3.44
Dissipation Factor @ 60 Hz, 73 °F
Other Moisture Absorption @ 24 hrs, 73 °F % 0.37
Moisture absorption @ Saturation, 73 °F % 1.1
Flammability UL 94 V-0
Food Grade Y
Relative Cost $$ $$