PPE Polyphenylene ether

PPE

PPE plastic (Polyphenylene Ether) is a material with fantastic dimensional stability, a low tendency to creep & high impact strength. TECANYL PPE plastic can be used in a wide range of applications & is available with additives for specialist industry applications such as aerospace.

  • Outstanding electrical properties
  • Long term dimensional stability
  • Unusually low moisture absorption
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Availability

Rod

10mm to 200mm OD

Tube

N/A

Sheet

5mm to 60mm Thick

COLOURS

Beige, Black & Grey

MODIFIED GRADES

Yes

CUT TO SIZE

​​No - minimum order quantities apply​

Features

PPE Properties

PPE plastic is material commonly known for its very high dimensional stability. In addition, it also offers high impact strength, a very low creep tendency & low moisture absorption. This lightweight material has great electrical insulating properties, excellent hydrolysis resistance & maintains its electrical characteristics over a wide frequency range.

Available Modifications

PPE is available with a variety of modifications making it more suitable for specific applications. A glass fibre reinforced product provides increased dimensional stability & lower thermal expansion. PPE plastic is also available with additives that make it flame resistant & is even available with aerospace certification.

Applications

PPE is versatile for use across electrical & mechanical engineering & in wide range of humidity & temperature conditions. PPE plastic can be used in applications such as machined parts, conveyor parts, automotive parts, structural parts, electronic displays & appliances.

PPE Plastic Properties

Long Term Service Temp
Temperature - Long Term Service Temp-40°C to +85°C
Moisture Absorption
Very Low - Moisture Absorption
UV Stable
No - UV Stable
Compressive Strength
Medium - Compressive Strength
Impact Strength
High - Impact Strength
Tensile Strength
Medium - Tensile Strength
Coefficient of Friction
High - Coefficient of Friction
Abrasion Resistance
Low - Abrasion Resistance
Cost
Medium - Cost

PPE Plastic Range

Product TypeIndustry UsageAvailable Products & Notes
Items are manufactured and/or imported on request
TECANYL PPE 731 GreyMechanical, Energy, Electronics, Food, Automotive industriesRod & Sheet
Grey
TECANYL PPE GF30 naturalMechanical, Energy, Electronics, Automotive industriesRod & Sheet, Glass filled 30%
Beige
TECANYL PPE VH2 GreyAircraft, Aerospace, Railway, Transportation industries
*Commonly used for aircraft, aerospace & railway interiors
Rod & Sheet
Grey
Aerospace FAR 25.853 approval
TECANYL PPE VH2 BlackAircraft, Aerospace, Railway, Transportation industries
*Commonly used for aircraft, aerospace & railway interiors
Rod & Sheet
Black
Aerospace FAR 25.853 approval

Suppliers

Ensinger Plastics - Germany

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