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10-27-2016

Radilon Aestus T Polyphthalamide

High Temperature Resistance

RadiciGroup Performance Plastics introduces the latest result of its multi-generation product plan for the development of high performance materials at K 2016. Radilon Aestus T is the brand of RadiciGroup Performance Plastics' new polyphthalamide (PPA) range. In the first stage of the plan, automotive, water/plumbing, beverage dispensing equipment and electrical/electronics are among the main target markets for these new specialties.

According to the manufacturer, Radilon Aestus T is the answer to the market’s demand for innovation, maximum customization, flexibility and performance. The key characteristics of the new PPA range are:

  • High melting temperature and high heat distortion temperature under load,
  • Excellent resistance to prolonged ageing in air, glycol and alcohol-petrol blend,
  • Good flowability, which makes the molding of very thin-walled parts possible.

The performance characteristics of the new PPA product range make these materials ideal for the manufacture of lead-free soldering parts and components with high mechanical resistance to high temperatures. Of particular importance is the flame resistance delivered by Radilon Aestus T materials, which have been designed to be rated in flammability class V0, according to UL94, even in the case of thin-walled components. The Radilon Aestus T range is ideal for the manufacture of fittings coming into contact with hot water at temperatures of up to 85°C. It has steam resistance up to 120°C. Applications include valves, hot water distribution manifolds and water-meter housings. Radilon Aestus T can also be used for parts coming into contact with drinking water, like hot beverage dispensing machines.

In the automotive industry, Radilon Aestus T materials are ideal for applications such as fuel system components (fuel connectors) and high temperature resistant parts in contact with air or cooling fluids (e.g., thermostat housings).

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RadiciGroup Performance Plastics

via Bedeschi, 20
IT 24020 CHIGNOLO D'ISOLA BG
Tel.: +39 035 4991311

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