Application area: Allmän industri


General facts

Polybenzimidazole

Shortening: PBI

Color: Black

Coloring options: Extensive

Common uses: Replacement of metal and ceramics in mainly bearings, gaskets, valve seats, rollers, wheels and high temperature insulators. Used mainly in the aerospace industry.

Benefits

  • Can be used at 310º C continuously in air (500ºC for a short time).
  • Maintains strength and rigidity in a wide temperature range.
  • Very low coefficient of longitudinal expansion.
  • Excellent durability.
  • Good electrical insulator.
  • Low degassing in vacuum.
  • Very resistant to degradation caused by gamma and X-rays.

Restrictions

  • Difficult to process
  • Expensive material

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Material data sheet PBI CU60