|Can be used at temperatures from cryogenic to 288°C.
Excellent resistance to radiation with no retention.
Low coefficient of thermal expansion.
Excellent resistance to dilute acids and solvents.
Attacked by basic solutions and subject to degradation in the presence of steam.
|Electrical and thermal insulators.
Components in vacuum or radioactive environments.
VESPEL (Sheets, Rods and Tubular Bars)
Vespel is a high performance polyimide material. It will not melt and can operate continuously from cryogenic temperatures to 288°C with short-term exposure to 482°C. Excellent performance in severe environments demanding low wear and long life. At Johnston Industrial Plastics, we provide our customers with the highest quality Vespel sheets, rods and tubular bars.
|Vespel Sheet||properties and applications||Size: 5” x 5”, 13-1/4”—14-1/4”
Thickness: 1/16”— 2”Diameter: 1/4”— 4-3/4”
Diameter: 3/4” ID — 15” OD
|Vespel Rod||properties and applications|
|Vespel Tubular Bar
|properties and applications