Ryton vs. Vespel Machining

Comparison of Ryton and Vespel Property Values

Ryton
0.02
5,000
1,000,000
2.5
385
Material
Water Absorption Rating
Tensile Strength
Flexural Modulus
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
Dielectric Strength
Unfilled 15% Graphite 40% Graphite 10% PTFE,
15% Graphite
15% Moly
0.24* 0.19* 0.14* 0.21* 0.23*
12,500* 9,500* 7,500* 6,500* 8,200*
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3.0 2.7 2.1 3.0 2.9
560 250 -- -- --

Material Properties

  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Almost no moisture absorption
  • Machines to tight tolerances
  • Inert to steam, strong bases, fuels and acids
  • Very low coefficient of linear thermal expansion
  • Inherently flame retardant
  • Dimensional stability
  • High mechanical strength
  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Continuous performance at up to 600┬░F
  • No special machining equipment required
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Operates at very high PVs
  • Does not become brittle even at subzero temperatures
  • Machinability

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