PPS POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE FORTRON®

FORTRON® POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE (PPS) Key Facts

Fortron® PPS, a high-performance thermoplastic material, is replacing metals, thermosets and other thermoplastics in demanding applications. Fortron is often selected over these materials because it provides the following benefits that other materials cannot provide

Benefits of FORTRON® POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE (PPS)

  • Cost savings through parts consolidation
  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Resistance to corrosive alternative fuels
  • Temperature resistance
  • Viscosity consistency I processing ease
  • Creep resistance
  • Inherently flame retardant (V-0) grades
  • Dimensional stability
  • Intricate part designs possible
  • Vapor phase soldering temperatures up to 500°F (260°C)
  • Low ionic impurities I good electrical insulator
  • Corrosion resistance
  • High temperature performance I continuous use temperature up to 428°F (220°C)
  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Creep resistance
  • Cost savings through parts consolidation
  • Dimensional stability

Applications of FORTRON® POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE (PPS)

Automotive and Related

  • Intake manifolds
  • Pumps (water, oil and fuel)
  • Injector systems
  • Fuel rails
  • Connectors

Electrical/Electronic

  • High density connectors
  • Burn-in sockets
  • Electrical housings I chassis

Industrial/Mechanical

  • Blower and pump parts
  • Housings
  • Impellers
  • Flowmeters
  • Sensors (temperature and level)
  • Valves and fittings
  • “Down hole” oil-field parts

Physical Properties of FORTRON® POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE (PPS)

Fortron Physical Properties
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