PAI

Extremely strong, stiff, dimensionally stable plastic material often used in elevated temperature environments

About PAI

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PAI (polyamide-imide) is an extremely strong and stiff plastic material. It is often used in elevated temperature environments where other thermoplastics would lose their mechanical properties.

PAI is a very dimensionally stable material with an extremely low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) making it an excellent choice for applications that require machining to tight tolerances. It is available in a variety of formulations.

Length, width, thickness, and diameter tolerances vary by size, by manufacturer, brand, and grade. Custom sizes available upon request.

 

PAI Properties and Material Options


Unfilled/Electrical Grade PAI– has extremely high dielectric strength and it is often used for applications where it functions as an electrical insulator.

Bearing Grade PAI– can be used for demanding bearing applications that require extreme loads, speeds, and/or elevated temperatures.

Typical Properties

Physical Properties

Mechanical Properties

Thermal Properties

Electrical Properties

Optical Properties

Other Properties

Values may vary according to brand name. Please ask your Curbell Plastics representative for more specific information about an individual brand.

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