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Udel® PSU  

Udel® polysulfone (PSU) is a rigid, high-strength, semi-tough, transparent plastic that offers higher heat resistance and better hydrolytic stability than polycarbonate (PC). It retains its good mechanical properties when exposed to steam and other sterilization techniques.

 
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Clear Performance Advantages

Udel® polysulfone excels in many fluid-handling applications and has successfully replaced brass in pressurized hot water applications for over 20 years. It exhibits low creep under a sustained load at elevated temperatures and can withstand continuous exposure to hot chlorinated water.

Key Features

  • HDT of 174°C (345°F)
  • High strength
  • Good practical toughness
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability
  • Transparent
  • Colorable

Typical Applications

  • Faucet components
  • Hot water fittings
  • Plumbing manifolds
  • Medical devices
  • Membranes: Hemodialysis, Water treatment, Bioprocessing, Food and beverage, Gas separation

Learn more at Sulfone Polymers Overview

 

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