PEEK ESd offers the advanced properties of PEEK partnered with excellent resistance to static.
Telecom companies especially should take note of these advanced materials. In a previous post, we shared about how static-dissipative plastics help reduce the immense costs of ESd—an estimated $5 billion to American industry every year—because these plastics prevent frequent costly breakdowns.
Even better, adopting an ESd resistant material for your critical parts and components doesn’t have to come at the cost of strength, stability and other advanced properties. With PEEK materials available in ESd varieties, you can have the best of both worlds.
In another post, we shared about how PEEK offers incredible strength, stability, chemical resistance, and wear and abrasion resistance.
PEEK ESd is a static-dissipative, carbon fiber reinforced PolyEtherEtherKetone ideal for when PEEK’s properties are needed, but protection from static discharge is also a requirement. Available in sheets and rods, and black in color, PEEK ESd materials boast qualities like:
Typically, carbon-enhanced products become irreversibly more conductive when exposed to moderate voltage, but PEEK ESd maintains both its dielectric performance and its mechanical properties under such conditions.
Meanwhile, other varieties offer slightly higher resistivity with similar physical properties.
Potential applications for PEEK ESd include:
As you can see, this is a plastic whose material properties make it ideal for applications in which few other plastics could do the job.
If you’re in need of an ESd plastic for your critical parts and components, you’ve come to the right place. We guarantee our parts will deliver, and have a proven track record of holding close tolerances with advanced engineering plastics.
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