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Long Fiber Polyketone Formulations

Complēt™ PKE Formulations 

Improve Chemical Resistance, Reduce Carbon Footprint 

Complēt™ PKE polyketone formulations are long glass fiber reinforced Polyketone solutions for structural applications using metal today. These materials are semi-crystalline and deliver excellent chemical resistance, low moisture uptake, and dimensional stability similar to nylon (PA6 and PA66). Polyketone has lower coefficient of friction, similar to Acetal, giving it improved wear resistance. 
 
These formulations also offer over 2x higher impact properties than short fiber reinforced, polyketone solutions and, further, maintain impact properties in cold and demanding environments making them ideal candidates for outdoor applications. 
 
Complēt PKE formulations offer a reduced carbon footprint as a result of the base resin helping to improve sustainability over the end product lifecycle.  Manufacturing polyketone results in 61% less carbon dioxide (CO2) than producing PA66 and 46% less than PA6. 
 
These materials are for use in applications in moisture-rich environments or for applications in which chemical resistance or cold impact performance is critical.  Market examples include Industrial (pipes, tubing, fluid management), Electrical & Electronics (connectors, battery components), Transportation (under-the-hood fuel/ chemical contact components), and Oil & Gas. 

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Benefits

  • Chemical resistance
  • Maintain high impact performance at low temperatures
  • Low moisture uptake
  • Dimensional stability comparable to nylon
  • Eco-conscious alternative to nylons
  • More cost-effective solution than specialty nylon solutions

Cold Impact Performance

Cold Impact Performance - Izod Impact Data (Notched ASTM D256 / Unnotched ASTM D4812, 23℃ vs. -10℃)

Notes

Data based on single lot of lab generated samples. Values are not to be construed as specifications.

Complēt PKE Water Submersion - Moisture Uptake

Notes

Data based on single lot of lab generated samples. Values are not to be construed as specifications.

Complēt PKE Water Submersion - Tensile Strength

Complēt PKE Water Submersion - Tensile Modulus

Properties
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Technical Property Test Method Complēt LGF30-PKE NAT Complēt LGF40-PKE NAT Complēt LGF50-PKE NAT
Density/Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.47 1.54 1.66
Tensile Strength (Yield) ASTM D638 21,100 psi 24,700 psi 26,400 psi
Tensile Modulus 0.20 in/min ASTM D638 1,150,000 psi 1,570,000 psi 2,150,000 psi
Flexural Modulus (3) ASTM D790 1,120,000 psi 1,480,000 psi 2,030,000 psi
(1) Data based on single lot of lab generated samples. Values are not constructed as specifications. (2) 0.20 in/min (3)
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