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XYRON™ Modified PPE

Alloy combinations of PPE with PA, PP, PS and PPS

Engineering Plastics Europe

XYRON™ Modified PPE

Alloy combinations of PPE with PA, PP, PS and PPS

Engineering Plastics Europe

XYRON™ Modified PPE

Alloy combinations of PPE with PA, PP, PS and PPS

XYRON™ Modified PPE Grades Overview

XYRON™ is the brand name of Asahi Kasei’s mPPE (modified polyphenylene ether). It is an engineering plastic with unique properties, created by alloy combinations of PPE with other resins such as polystyrene (PS), polyamide (PA), polypropylene (PP), polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) or other polymeric materials. Due to the blending and the incorporation of fillers such as glass fibers, the properties can be extensively modified in a targeted manner.

Because of the almost uncountable variation possibilities in the production of mPPE, it is frequently the case that the material is custom-made developed for specific applications according to the needs of the customer, so that in the end all the desired properties are realized.

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XYRON™ PPE/PS Alloy

Flame Retardant & Reinforced Flame Retardant Grades

Features:

– Outstanding range of heat resistance (80-220 degrees Celsius)
– Low mold shrinkage, excellent dimensional stability
– Excellent hydrolytic stability, low-water absorption, hot-water resistance
– Low density/lightweight
– Use of halogen-free flame retardants (UL94 V-0 flammability)
– Reinforced grades for structural applications

Applications:

– Drinking water applications (water certifications including KTW, ACS, W270, WRAS and NSF)
– Swimming pool pumps and water softeners
– PV connectors and junction boxes, fittings

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XYRON™ PPE/PP Alloy

Features:

– Low mold shrinkage, excellent dimensional stability
– High resistance to acids and alkalis
– Excellent electrical properties
– Use of halogen-free flame retardants (UL94 V-0 flammability)
– Superior processability grades

Applications:

– Lightweight automotive battery parts (top cover, spacer between cells and the module front casing)
– Structural parts (heat exchange covers)

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XYRON™ PPE/PA Alloy

Features:

– Excellent heat resistance
– Low-water absorption against PA
– High impact strength
– Oil/chemical resistance

Applications:

– Under-the-Hood (relay boxes, hood)
– Structural parts (trimmer heads, door handles)
– Paintable body panels, side panels, wheel caps.

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XYRON™ PPE/PPS Alloy

Features:

– Outstanding chemical resistance
– Excellent balance of strength
– Conductivity
– High-heat resistance
– Flame retardance

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