BASF flame-retardant polyphthalamides

Monday, 09 May, 2022 | Supplied by: BASF Australia Ltd

BASF is expanding its polyphthalamide (PPA) range with a variety of flame retardant grades that combine high thermal stability with excellent electrical insulation and low water uptake. They are characterised by high electrical relative thermal index (RTI) values above 140° Celsius while being halogen-free according to EN 50642, thus preventing corrosion and failure of electrical parts when used under moist conditions.

The flame retardant grades are suitable for applications like connectors for power or data transmission in vehicles, appliances and consumer electronics as well as for e-mobility parts, miniature circuit breakers, switch gear and sensors.

All the flame retardant materials in the PPA portfolio keep their high mechanical and dielectric strength at elevated temperatures. They show dimensional stability due to low and slow water uptake as well as a low coefficient of thermal expansion. They allow for V-0 rating at thicknesses down to < 0.4mm and are in agreement with the cable management standard CMS EN 50654 (2018-05).

Phone: 03 8855 6600
Related Products

ZCG Scalar Yagi antennas

ZCG manufactures a wide range of Yagi antennas, including dual- or cross-polarised options.

Dejero GateWay 3220 network aggregation device

The device is specifically designed and engineered to deliver optimal blended connectivity at the...

UMD Q-Dots QR-coded asset labels

The labels are printed at a high resolution, allowing them to easily be read by standard 2D...

  • All content Copyright © 2024 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd