HiTech Polymers Inc. developed high-performance polyester resins for molding and extrusion.
The Hebron, Ky., company said its HiPet polyesters are available in reinforced and unreinforced grades and can be tailored for a range of high-temperature uses. A standard grade of HiPet 1000 has tensile yield of 5,800 pounds per square inch, ultimate elongation of 450 percent, flexural modulus of 270,000 psi and heat distortion temperature at 264 psi of 178° C, HiTech claimed.
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