Polymer-Cermet Composite Powders

Optimizing the best of both worlds.

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PPM Ltd. production facility offers polymer composite powders custom produced to each individual customer's distribution specifications.

PLASTICS REINFORCEMENT ALLOYS ACHIEVE MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE AND PROFIT

Micro-cermetallic alloys and nano-scale alloys are evolving in status as reinforcements for plastics.  The incorporated alloys have the potential to set higher standards of performance in more-suitable plastic composites that will produce long-lasting mechanical-parts for high-stress applications.

Combining the two alloys is a sure-fire means to exceptional strength and maximum performance.

PLASTICS REINFORCEMENT ALLOYS -- ACHIEVE MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE AND PROFIT

Maximum Performance Features: 

  • Superior Abrasion-Wear Resistance
  • Ultra-Low Coefficient of Friction
  • Sliding Durability Under Pressure
  • Solid Dimensional Stability
  • High Creep and Flex-Fatigue Resistance 

Defending mechanical parts against the rigors of industrially tough and mechanically demanding severe-service environments saves maintenance costs.  End-user profits increase due to longer part-life and extended part-replacement intervals.

PLASTICS REINFORCEMENT ALLOYS:

PPM-MaxAlloy™Series-A:  Micro-Cermetallic Particles
 
High loadings of the essential primary alloy and transition resin pre-mixed for uniform dispersion into the particulate plastic matrix range.  A fluoro-reactive diffusion-bonded nano-layer is tacked onto the slick, ball bearing-like particulate primary alloy to ensure strong coupling [interfacial interaction] between the alloy and matrix.

PPM-MaxAlloy™Series-B:  Micro-Pellet Mixtures or Blended Particulates
 
Variable loadings of Series-A with suitable loadings of nano-scale alloys plus PPM-produced ceramic or metal, oxide or nitride, or carbide and a gas-reacted transition-resin combined for melt compounding pellets and isostatic pressurization of composite machinable billets. 

PPM-MaxAlloy™Series-C: Encapsulated Standard Pellets 

A metallurgically-processed “sheath” of PPM-produced particulate ceramic or metal, oxide or nitride, or carbide is deposited onto plastic pellets.  They are used for compounding and for isostatic pressurization into tough, abrasion-resistant materials moulded or machined into ceramic-like mechanical-parts with “cool” near-net frictionless properties in rotational and sliding function.

ESSENTIAL PRIMARY ALLOY PROPERTIES:

Vickers Hardness Number: 3400VHN 

Melting Point: 5680°F [3200°C] 

Chemistry: CHF2[TiO]n 

Thermal Conductivity: 17 W/mK [9.9BTU/ft-hr°F]

Thermal Expansion: 0.02% at 600°F [316°C]

Modulus: 67 X 106 psi 

Bend Strength: 60,000 psi at 600°F[316°C]

Particle Size: <1.2µ[1200nm]

Microfrictional Property: ~0.008

Density: 4.7 gm/cc[0.172 pci]

Specific Surface Area: 3.5 m2/g

Particle Shape: Spheroidal Ball Bearing-like

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We have extensive experience and are familiar with the requirements of domestic and international polymer composite powder customers.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our capable and experienced engineering staff.  Samples for qualification are available upon request.