PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide) trade names include – Fortron®, Torcon®, and Ryton®.
A manufactured yarn composed of polymers containing Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS). This fiber has high temperature resistance (230°C) and good chemical resistance.
PPS properties include:
- Heat resistant
- Chemical resistant
- Vapor heat resistant
- Low dielectric constant
Sample PPS applications include:
- Bag filtration applications
- Liquid chemical filtration
- Webbing used in highly toxic environments.
- Use in acidic environments
- Electric insulating materials
|Tenacity (g/denier)||3.0 - 5.0|
|Elongation at break (%)||35 - 50|
|Shrinkage at 177°C (%)|
|Melting point (°F)||Decomposition point - 545°F|
|Chemical resistance||Excellent chemical resistance|
|Specific gravity (g/cc)||1.34|
|Moisture regain (%)||0.6|