Ultem 1000 Thermoplastic Polyetherimide (PEI)
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Modern Plastics is an Ensinger Premier distributor and services customer around the world. A highly recommended product line is the Ultem 1000 series, an extremely tough line of thermoplastic products, originating from Sabic Innovative Plastics’ Ultem 1000 resins. Through Ensinger’s state-of-the-art extrusion process, the Ultem 1000 series is available in a line of highly-durable and heat-resistant stock shapes known as TECAPEI.
TECAPEI products made using unfilled Ultem 1000 resins are all translucent amber in color, and they are perfectly suited for machining using conventional metalworking tools. They can also be painted, silkscreened, printed, hot-stamped or metallized.
Rigid and Stable Even Under Extreme Conditions
Ultem 1000 products are noted for their extreme resistance to stress and heat. Even when exposed to temperatures over 270 degrees, they retain 100 percent of their tensile strength and rigidity. These products also have exceptionally low smoke evolution with internal testing at UL 94 V-0. They have resistance to direct flames as well as gamma and UV radiation.
The high-strength mechanical properties and stress resistance of Ultem 1000 make products machined or cast using the material perfect for mechanical applications. Internal machine parts of automobiles, planes, buses and industrial equipment can all potentially contain Ultem 1000 products and expect to perform exceptionally well. Electronic instruments and microwave devices can also take advantage of Ultem 1000 products’ high thermal and radiation resistance.
Ultem 1000 products’ resistance to repeated high temperatures also makes them ideal for medical instruments that must be sterilized in a steam autoclave. Its 500 psi tensile strength persists 100 percent even after 2000 cycles in a steam autoclave at 270 degrees.
Contact Modern Plastics to Be Your No. 1 Ultem 1000 Supplier
Modern Plastics abides by the most thorough quality control standards to deliver consistent products to our clients. Each batch is bar-coded to track its origination date for transparency and accountability. We are ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 13485-2003 certified to satisfy some of the highest requirements for medical plastic suppliers.
Our motto is “Whatever it takes” to signify that we will do anything to provide our clients with the highest level of service and product in the industry.
Contact Modern Plastics for Ultem 1000 product in rods, sheets, films or other stock shapes.