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Radel 5500 - Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU)

Radel® brand R5500 offers a superior combination of high performance properties that include excellent thermal stability, outstanding toughness, and good environmental stress cracking resistance.

These properties make this very attractive for a variety of demanding applications.

Still not sure Radel R5500 is the proper material for your application, consult our free Plastic Materials Selection Guide.

Why you should use Radel 5500:

  • Excellent Medical Grade Material
  • High Deflection Temperatures
  • Virtually Unlimited Steam Sterilize Cycles
  • Replaces Polysulfone and Ultem In Many Medical Applications
  • Easily Machinable or Fabricated

Frequently Used in:

  • Food Equipment and Dairy Connectors
  • Electronics Manufacturing and Fixtures
  • Medical Devices Handles and Fixtures
  • Food Service Trays
  • Aircraft Interior Parts

Materials Available As:


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Special Formulations:

Radel A, Radel R7700, Non standard colors, thickness, size or formula, please call for details

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These Properties are for evaluation purposes only.

This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed or implied.