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Stiff material with low thermal conductivity

  1. Jun 14, 2012 #1

    i'm searching for a material with the following properties:

    - high stiffness
    - low thermal conductivity
    - temperature resistance up to 150°C (not getting too soft at 150°C)
    - no low friction coefficient (so no PTFE)
    - good fracture behaviour (so no glass, ceramic)
    - cheap

    I've found some materials, but each of them doesn't meet at least one condition.

    Does anyone know such a material?
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  3. Jun 14, 2012 #2


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    A polymer-matrix/carbon-fiber composite would probably suit your needs.
  4. Jun 14, 2012 #3
    check with SABIC Innovative Plastics, this website


    they have many different engineering resins. Dig a little from this website page, you can search for properties and maybe find just what you need.
  5. Jun 23, 2012 #4
    You can use Delrin
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