Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), with the trade name Techtron®, offers the broadest resistance to chemicals of any advanced engineering plastic. They have no known solvents below 200°C (392°F) and offer molecular tightness against

  • steam
  • strong bases
  • fuels
  • acids

Polyphenylene Sulfide is mostly used in applications in the automotive market since it is ideal for automotive parts that are exposed to

  • high temperatures
  • automotive fluids
  • mechanical stress

Areas of use for phenylene sulfide plastic

  • Buses
  • Stock
  • Pump details
  • High-pressure details
  • Rolls
  • Wheel
  • Impellers


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General facts about PPS plastics

  • Color: whiteish Tan and dark blue.
  • Made of: benzene and sulfur.
  • Minimal moisture absorption and a very low linear coefficient of thermal expansion.

The benefits of polyphenylene sulfide pps

  • Good temperature resistance: UL continuous use temperature of 220°C (370°F).
  • Exhibits good solvent and chemical resistance.
  • Good flame resistance.
  • Resistant to radiation.
  • Good dimensional stability.

Limitations of PPS plastic material

  • Somewhat notch sensitive.
  • Relatively poor tracking resistance.
  • Only available in modified form, i.e. glass, carbon, PTFE filled.