Norylux™ PPO modified Poly Phenylene Oxide is a high-strength, amorphous, engineering plastic with outstanding mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties. Low moisture absorption and low coefficient of thermal expansion make Norylux™ PPO one of the most dimensionally stable thermoplastics available. Norylux™ PPO is widely used for electrical housings and structural components since it has excellent insulating properties, flame resistance, strength and stiffness, and dimensional stability over a wide range of service temperatures. Norylux™ PPO is often selected for fluid handling applications since it has low moisture absorption and hydrolytic stability. Norylux™ PPO machines easily and may be fabricated into complex shapes with close tolerances. Norylux™ PPO is also easy to weld and glue, and it provides good adhesion to paints, inks, and other decorative coatings. Westlake Plastics extrudes and compression molds unfilled and flame-retardant products and compression molds glass reinforced and glass/mineral filled products.
Typical PropertiesDownload Data Sheet
|Property||Test Standard||English Units||Metric Units|
|Flexural Modulus||D790||369 kpsi||2,550 MPa|
|Flexural Strength - Yield||D790||14 kpsi||99 MPa|
|Izod Impact, notched||D256||3.48 ft-lb/in||186 J/m|
|Tensile Elongation @ Yield||D638||25.00 %||25.00 %|
|Tensile Strength @ Yield||D638||9.1 kpsi||63 MPa|
|HDT @ 264 psi||D648||253 °F||123 °C|
|Moisture Absorption||D570||0.07 %||0.07 %|
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