Ultem is a popular high strength plastic resin, ideal for parts that require strength and excellent thermal and dielectric properties. It has an extremely high resistance to heat and moisture and can withstand multiple cycles in hot water or steam. Ultem also has one of the highest dielectric strengths of any thermoplastic, making it suitable for applications in the aerospace and electronics industries.
Ultem has a machining cost factor of 0.7 when compared to steel 12L14.
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One of the highest dielectric strengths of any thermoplastic
Aerospace and electronics components
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Designed for excellent machinability. Case hard only
Endless commercial products; probably more pounds used in turned products than any other material
Designed for machining, non-magnetic
Electronic hardware, automotive, aerospace, medical instruments, and many applications requiring corrosion resistance
Strength, corrosion and wear resistance, and excellent machinability
Well suited for parts with knurling or threading
Designed for machining
Electronic hardware, endless commercial products
High strength, light weight, good bio-compatibility
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