Polyetherimide (PEI) ULTEM is a versatile and high-strength amorphous polymer with excellent mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties. It’s flame-retardant and has low outgassing characteristics, making it ideal for use in a wide range of engineering applications. This amber transparent, high-performance polymer offers a combination of rigidity and high strength at elevated temperatures, providing long-term heat resistance. Get your ULTEM PEI plastic supplies at Polymershapes.
Key ULTEM PEI Properties
ULTEM PEI offers an array of properties that make it an attractive engineering plastic. It is flame retardant, has broad chemical resistance, and has good dimensional stability. ULTEM also boasts excellent thermal properties, making it an ideal choice for applications that require parts to function in high-temperature environments. It’s also used in reusable medical applications that need repeated sterilization. Our PEI ULTEM is available in FDA-compliant colors.
Here are some of ULTEM PEI’s key properties:
- High strength, rigidity, and continuous performance to 340°
- Capable of withstanding multiple autoclaving cycles
- High heat and flame deflection temperature
- High dielectric strength
- Inherently flame retardant – UL 94 V-0 rated
- Hydrolysis resistant
- Low outgassing material
- UV and gamma radiation-resistant
- High chemical resistance
- Low smoke output
At Polymershapes, we bring you ULTEM polymer in various sizes, shapes, and unfilled and filled grades in sheet, tube, rod, film, and injection molded and quality machined parts. We produce different grades of PEI with different properties to fit your specific application. With our world-class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we can help you turn your design ideas into a reality.
Designed for a Wide Range of Applications
Our PEI ULTEM can be used in a wide range of applications, including medical device and pharmaceutical components, aircraft components, analytical instrumentation components, electrical connectors, electrical housings, electrical industry components, semiconductor components, insulators, and other structural components. Our entire inventory is manufactured in ISO-certified facilities so that you can be assured of the highest quality and purity.
Have a project that needs PEI polymer? Get in touch today. We offer competitive prices, a quick turnaround, and the experience and knowledge to get your project done right every time.