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Fortron® polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) is a high-temperature semicrystalline polymer that provides high thermal stability, very high chemical resistance, stiffness, strength and creep resistance.
By adding glass fibers and glass fiber/mineral mixtures to standard Fortron® PPS, it allows:
The Fortron PPS chemical structure provides excellent chemical and thermal resistance. Insoluble in all known solvents below 200°C (392°F), it has very good stability in both typical and alternative automotive fuels.
In addition, Fortron® PPS can be extruded with meltblown and spunbond technologies for melt spun nonwovens. Unfilled, high viscosity Fortron® PPS is also suitable for extrusion and compression molding to produce sheets, rods and other stock shapes commonly used for prototyping. It has broad automotive, drinking water, food contact and aerospace approvals.