VICTREX® PEEK 450CA30 Datasheet

Polyetheretherketone

30% Carbon Fiber

Supplied by Victrex plc

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Product Description
High performance thermoplastic material, 30% carbon fibre reinforced PolyEtherEtherKetone (PEEK), semi crystalline, granules for injection moulding and extrusion, standard flow, FDA food contact compliant, colour black.

Applications for higher strength and stiffness in a static or dynamic system. Excellent wear resistance, low coefficient of friction, low coefficient of thermal expansion. Chemically resistant to aggressive environments.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Carbon Fiber, 30% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Flow
  • High Stiffness
  • High Strength
  • Low Friction
  • Semi Crystalline
  • Wear Resistant
Agency Ratings 
 
Appearance 
  • Black
Forms 
  • Granules
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density 2
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Spiral Flow 3
    Internal Method
-- 4
in
 
-- 5
in
 
Molding Shrinkage 6
    ISO 294-4
Across Flow
%
 
Flow
%
 
Water Absorption (Saturation, 73°F)
%
ISO 62
Water Absorption - Saturation (212°F)
%
ISO 62
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (73°F)
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Stress
    ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
psi
 
Break, 257°F
psi
 
Break, 347°F
psi
 
Break, 527°F
psi
 
Tensile Strain (Break, 73°F)
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus (73°F)
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress
    ISO 178
73°F
psi
 
257°F
psi
 
347°F
psi
 
527°F
psi
 
Compressive Stress
    ISO 604
73°F
psi
 
248°F
psi
 
392°F
psi
 
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1U
Notched Izod Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/A
Unnotched Izod Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Shore Hardness (Shore D, 73°F)
 
ISO 868
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature (264 psi, Unannealed)
°F
ISO 75-2/Af
Glass Transition Temperature
    ISO 11357-2
-- 7
°F
 
-- 8
°F
 
Melting Temperature
°F
ISO 11357-3
CLTE
    ISO 11359-2
Flow : < 289°F
in/in/°F
 
Flow : > 289°F
in/in/°F
 
Transverse : < 289°F
in/in/°F
 
Transverse : > 289°F
in/in/°F
 
Thermal Conductivity
    ISO 22007-4
73°F 9
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
 
73°F 10
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
 
RTI Imp
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
°F
UL 746
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity 11 (73°F)
ohms·cm
ASTM D4496
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Glow Wire Flammability Index (0.08 in)
°F
IEC 60695-2-12
Toxicity
    NES 713
CO content
 
 
CO2 content
 
 
Total gases
 
 
Fill Analysis
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melt Viscosity (752°F)
Pa·s
ISO 11443
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant, Good Wear Resistance, Wear Resistant, High Stiffness, Low Friction, Good Flow, High Strength, Semi-Crystalline.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 2 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): Rolls Royce (1), FDA (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Compression Molding (English)
Processing - Extrusion (English)
Processing - Finishing Operations (English)
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Hopper Temperature
°F
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Notes
Runner: Die / nozzle >3mm, manifold >3.5mm
Gate: >2mm or 0.5 x part thickness
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Crystalline
3Mold Temperature: 392°F, Melt Temperature: 743°F
41 mm
53 mm
6395°C nozzle, 200°C tool
7Onset
8Midpoint
9Average
10Along flow
111V
 
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