PPS Compounds

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

TECATRON PPS Stock Shapes offered in both rod and plate versions.

October 7, 2016

Exhibiting increased tensile strength, tensile modulus, compressive modulus, and greatly improved elongation properties, TECATRON PPS stock shapes are chemical resistant and suitable for food processing and energy industries. Manufactured using FDA compliant resins, characteristics include tensile strength 13,700 psi; tensile modulus 836,700 psi; flexural strength 20,400 psi; flexural modulus 631,100 psi; compression strength 19,000 psi; and compression modulus 400,000 psi.
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Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Celanese Brings Robust Product Portfolio to Chinaplas 2014 to Showcase Customer Value and Innovation

April 25, 2014

New unified brand shows how Celanese is creating customer value in China SHANGHAI –Demonstrating the advanced engineered materials driving today’s consumer electronics, automotive, medical and packaging innovations, Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, will showcase at Chinaplas 2014- Asia's biggest plastics trade fair held in Shanghai from...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

New Airbus A400M Features Composite Ice Protection Plates Made with Glass Fabric-Based Fortron PPS from Celanese

November 26, 2013

Provides Excellent Impact Resistance Sulzbach, Germany, Florence, Ky., Shanghai, PR China – New Airbus A400M military transport aircraft features composite fuselage ice protection plates made with glass fabric-based Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), the global technology and specialty materials company. Fortron PPS is incorporated into a glass...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

PPS Stock Shapes combine resilience and machinability.

November 6, 2013

Stocked in rod and plate, TECATRON® PPS is made from FDA-compliant resins and maintains chemical resistance and purity while exhibiting tensile strength of 15,000 psi, tensile modulus of 731,500 psi, and compressive modulus of 367,000 psi. Additional properties include flexural strength of 24,000 psi; flexural modulus of 622,000 psi; and compression strength 17,800 psi. These properties result in finished parts that are tough and resilient and facilitate machining by end users. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Polyphenylene Sulfide reaches crystallinity without hot oil.

October 21, 2013

With Fortron® ICE Improved Crystallization Evolution Grades, injection molders that use hot molding systems, operating at temperatures greater than 275°F, can minimize cycle times and number of broken parts. Molders with cold injection units, operating at temperatures from 194–275°F, can achieve full crystallization. In addition to chemical and thermal resistance, semi-crystalline polymer offers high hardness and rigidity with low creep and moisture absorption. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Polyphenylene Sulfide facilitates food handling applications.

June 18, 2013

Suited for extrusion and injection molding, Fortron® FX4382T1 PPS complies with FDA and EU food-contact regulations. This unreinforced grade is formulated to deliver long-term durability over life of components found in food handling applications, including conveyor systems for food processing. Exhibiting hydrolysis resistance as well as moisture absorption of <0.05%, product supports continuous use up to 329°F and offers chemical resistance at elevated temperatures. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Showcase Thermoplastics for Composites at SAMPE 2013 in May

May 8, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is showcasing its thermoplastics for composites at SAMPE 2013 from Tuesday to Thursday, May 7 to 9, at the Long Beach Convention Center in California. The Ticona exhibit (Booth #K34) will highlight thermoplastic solutions for continuous-fiber composites used in light and tough components that can reduce weight, drive down...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Showcase Key High-Performance Engineering Polymers for E/E Components at DesignCon 2013

January 29, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is showcasing its high-performance polymers used in the design and manufacturing of high-performance E/E components at Booth #523 during DesignCon 2013 Expo on Jan. 29 and 30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. The exhibit will highlight key high-temperature engineering polymers: ...Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Present Paper and Exhibit Thermoplastics for Continuous-Fiber Composites at JEC Americas 2012

November 15, 2012

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will deliver a technical paper on unidirectional glass-reinforced thermoplastic composite tapes and showcase its thermoplastics for composites at JEC Americas 2012 from November 7 to 9 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The Ticona technical paper, titled "Improving impact performance in D-LFT composites with UD-Tape...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Fortron PPS from Ticona Selected as Base Material for New Multifilament Yarns from Performance Fibers

October 9, 2012

High Tenacity PPS Yarn Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - High temperature and chemically resistant Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Ticona Engineering Polymers is being used in new multifilament yarns from Performance Fibers, a leading global supplier of industrial fibers and fabrics. "Ticona, a leader in the development of engineering polymer resins for use in...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Exhibit Polymer Innovations at SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress

October 2, 2012

Ticona, a leading supplier of engineering polymers, is showcasing material innovations that help to reinvent transportation in Booth # 407 during the SAE 2012 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress Oct. 2 to 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The exhibit will highlight Ticona high-performance engineering polymer and composite technologies that help manufacturers...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Ticona to Present Unidirectional Glass Tapes 'Best Paper' at 2012 SPE ACCE

September 13, 2012

Ticona, a leading supplier of engineering polymers, is presenting a 2012 Best Paper Award Winner on unidirectional glass tapes during the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) Sept. 11 to 13 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, Mich. Duane Emerson, a senior applications engineer - Composites Strategic Programs Group at Ticona, will...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Showcase Medical Technology Polymers at Pharmapack North America

May 30, 2012

Ticona, a leading global supplier of engineering polymers, is showcasing its broad medical technology (MT) portfolio for packaging and advanced drug delivery devices during the Pharmapack North America conference and exhibition from May 22 to 23 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Ticona MT polymers are increasingly replacing metals, ceramics and other traditional materials...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Fortron PPS 6165A6 from Ticona Gets NSF Standard 61 Certification for Use in Potable Water Applications

May 19, 2011

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - Ticona Engineering Polymers today announced that Fortron 6165A6 became the first mineral- and glass-reinforced grade in its polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) portfolio to receive National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) Standard 61 certification for use in applications involving contact with drinking water. The NSF approval covers both cold and hot...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

International Panel Recognizes Ticona and Collaborators for Fortron PPS-Based Structural Composite Seat Back

February 28, 2011

2011 JEC Thermoplastic Composite Innovation Award Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, Shanghai, P.R. China, Feb. 15, 2011 - Ticona Engineering Polymers today announced that for the second consecutive year, a collaborative effort involving its material and composite technical expertise will be recognized with a prestigious JEC Composites innovation award. It recognizes a commercially available...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Reliable, High-Strength Celanex XFR PBT From Ticona Helps HVAC Supplier Deliver Eco-Friendly Control System

October 9, 2009

Florence, Ky., Kelsterbach, Germany, July 17, 2009 - Kieback& Peter, a Berlin-based supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and system solutions, relies on Celanex XFR for the housing of its new miniature actuator. The thermoplastic polyester (PBT) from Ticona Engineering Polymers complies with UL 94 V-0 and is flame-retardant without halogens or antimony - a basic...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Safety & Security Equipment

PPS Staple Fibers suit high-temperature applications.

June 16, 2005

Made with Fortron® PPS, monocomponent Staple Fibers are available in cut lengths of 0.25-6 in. with deniers from 2-3, tenacity of 4.0 g/denier, elongation of 50%, and less than 2% shrinkage at 170°C. Crimp levels range from uncrimped to 12 crimps/in. Fortron® linear PPS has continuous use temperature to 200°C and is inherently flame retardant. It withstands acids and bases from pH of 2-12 and is stable when exposed to oxidizing bleaches and organic solvents. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

PPS and LCP Resins suit medical technology applications.

June 6, 2003

Fortron® MT linear polyphenylene sulfide grades can withstand repeated sterilization and resist hydrolysis and strong disinfectants, alkalis, and other chemical media. They are used to replace metal and for precision mechanical elements in drug delivery systems. Vectra® MT liquid crystal polymer grades offer stiffness, creep resistance, dimensional stability, and high flow in long, thin sections. They are thermal- and chemical-resistant and withstand numerous sterilization cycles. Read More