Understanding High Performance Thermoplastics: 10+ Materials for Demanding Applications Webinar


This webinar provides engineers and designers with a quick introduction to high performance thermoplastic materials and their differentiating characteristics. Materials discussed include fluoropolymers, Ultem® PEI, PEEK, DuPont™ Vespel® polyimide, and more. Download the webinar slides.

Webinar topics include:

  • Limitations of high performance plastics data sheets
  • Introduction to DMA curves and other dynamic data for your design purposes
  • Comparison of various high performance thermoplastic materials
    • What they do best
    • When they may be the right choice for your application

Presented by Dave Seiler

Dave Seiler is a Senior Product Specialist on the Curbell Plastics Business Development team who focuses on high-performance engineering plastics. Born into a family of plastics professionals, Dave has been involved with plastics his whole life (his first word was “Kynar,” which is a trade name of a leading brand of PVDF). Dave spends much of his free time reading academic literature on a diverse base of polymer materials.

Dave has an extensive background in polyaryletherketones and handles Curbell’s DuPont™ Vespel® Polyimide product line. Much of his work involves helping companies identify the best plastic materials for their applications in order to achieve quality improvements and cost savings.