Ultem® (polyetherimide) is a semi-transparent, high-strength plastic material that is perfect for high-temperature uses. Ultem® is resistant to damage from hot water and steam and can withstand outdoor use. FDA compliant grades of Ultem® are available.
Ultem® has outstanding electrical properties. It has one of the highest dielectric strengths of any thermoplastic material.
Common uses include:
Common benefits of using Ultem include:
Common downsides of using Ultem include:
Ultem® 1000– The 1000 series plastics are translucent amber in color and combine exceptional mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties.
Glass-Filled Utem® 2300– The addition of glass fiber reinforcement in the 2000 series, enhances tensile strength, stiffness, and overall dimensional stability.
Ultem is used in the following fields:
Ultem® is often used for medical instrument components, scientific and semiconductor equipment components, chip test sockets, and more. It is easy to machine and fabricate. Ultem® is available in unfilled, glass-filled, and FDA-compliant grades.
Ultem has been widely used in the production of:
Ultem can easily be fabricated to suit your business’s needs. Contact HP Manufacturing for more information.
No matter your plastic fabrication requirements, we’re ready to serve you.
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