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 Business Development Manager 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.