HDPE vs. PEEK Machining

Comparison of HDPE and PEEK Property Values

HDPE
0.1
4,000
200,000
7
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Material
Water Absorption Rating
Tensile Strength
Flexural Modulus
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
Dielectric Strength
PEEK Unfilled PEEK 30% Glass Filled
0.5 0.11
14,000 24,620
590,000 1,450,000
2.6 1.2
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Material Properties

  • Can withstand temperatures of 120 ┬░C continuously
  • Good tensile strength
  • Machinability
  • Low moisture absorption
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Outstanding chemical resistance
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Machinability

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