PPLaird

 

Piper Plastics has appointed Laird Plastics as their North American distributor for its KyronMAX™ machinable carbon composite polyetherimide (PEI) plate.


Why Laird Plastics

We are partnering with Laird Plastics to reach new customers for our KyronMAX PEI plate, which is the strongest, stiffest, stock shape available for machining today. Having Laird as a distributor will help ensure that customers receive cost-effective and efficient access to our product and technical expertise. Laird has an excellent reputation as one of the largest and best distributors in North America.

KyronMAX S Series

KyronMAX S-6230 carbon composite PEI is part of the KyronMAX S Series. The KyronMAX S Series is a metal replacement material and processing technology to produce high strength structural components with exceptional toughness.

KyronMAX PEI Product Features

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Strongest, stiffest, stock shape available for machining today

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50% lighter than aluminum

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70% lighter than titanium

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83% lighter than steel

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Greater fatigue strength compared to metal

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Reduce costs through volume molding

 


KyronMAX™ Carbon Composite PEI Plate

 

 

KyronMAX S-6230
Competitor 30% Carbon PEEK Sheet
Competitor 30% Glass Ultem* PEI Sheet
Mechanical Properties
Units
Method
Molded Tensile Specimens
Molded 12"x 6"x3/8" Plate

Density

g/cm3

ASTM
D792

1.40

1.40

1.41

1.51

Tensile Strength

ksi
(MPa)

ASTM
D638

37
(255)

30
(205)

19
(131)

17
(117)

Tensile Modulus of Elasticity

ksi
(GPa)

ASTM
D638

5,005
(35)

2,900
(2)

1,100
(8)

800
(6)

Tensile Elongation
(at break)

%

ASTM
D638

1.06

1.30

2.00

3.00

Flexural Strength

ksi
(MPa)

ASTM
D790

57
(343)

38
(262)

26
(178)

27
(186)

Flexural Modulus of Elasticity

ksi
(GPa)

ASTM
D790

3,517
(25)

2,020
(14)

1,250
(9)

850
(5)

Flexural Elongation
(at break)

%

ASTM
D790

1.97

2.6

n/a

n/a

Water Absorption

g/cm3
(%)

Saturation

0.9
(0.9)

0.9
(0.9)

0.3
(0.3)

0.9
(0.9)

Flammability

psi

UL94

V-0

V-0

V-0

V-0

Heat Distortion Temperature @ 264 psi

°F
(°C)

D648

540
(282)

540
(282)

518
(270)

410
(210)

Continuous Use Temperature

°F
(°C)

365
(185)

365
(185)

480
(249)

340
(171)

 *Ultem is a trademark of Sabic Innovative Plastic

 

KyronMAX S-6230 Carbon Composite PEI Plate Available Sizes:

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1/4" x 6" x 12"

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3/8" x 6" x 12"

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1/2" x 6" x 12"

 

Potential Applications

Replacing metal in high strength structural components with exceptional toughness, the plate's lighter weight, super strength, and corrosion resistance make it ideal for:

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Brackets

bullet Wear plates
bullet Small support frames
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Gears

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Electrical housings


Targeted Industries

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Aerospace

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Automotive

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Industrial

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Food Processing

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Medical

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Oil & Gas

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Electronics

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Chemical


Laird Locations

The nine Laird locations that will carry the initial inventory of KyronMAX S-6230 PEI plate have a solid technical background and good experience selling high performance polymer shapes for machining. For more information on Piper Plastics' KyronMAX PEI plate, please contact any of the Laird locations listed below.


Laird Locations

 

G E O R G I A

Atlanta, GA
8110 Troon Circle #100
Austell, GA 30168
Contact: Jim Rennie
PH: 404-351-1750
E: atlanta@lairdplastics.com
I L L I N O I S
Chicago, IL
1141 N. Ellis Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
Contact: Ron Uber
PH: 630-787-9322
E: chicago@lairdplastics.com
M I S S O U R I
Kansas City, MO
3901 NE 33rd Terrace, Suite C
Kansas City, MO 64117
Contact: Brian Bates
PH: 816-452-7771
E: kansascity@lairdplastics.com

M I S S O U R I (cont.)

St. Louis, MO
3128 Riverport Tech Center Drive
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Contact: Scott Tobin
PH: 314-785-0091
E: stlouis@lairdplastics.com
N E W Y O R K
Rochester, NY
1640 Emerson Street
Rochester, NY 14606
Contact: Greg Tortorello
PH: 585-254-8110
E: rochester@lairdplastics.com
O H I O
Akron, OH
4700 Hudson Drive
Stow, OH 44224
Contact: Andrew Cwalinski
PH: 330-733-9595
E: akron@lairdplastics.com

O R E G O N

Portland, OR
3002 N. Wygant Street
Portland, OR 97217
Contact: Lee Ramsby
PH: 503-233-4861
E: portland@lairdplastics.com
P E N N S Y L V A N I A
Philadelphia, PA
211 Sinclair Street
Bristol, PA 19007
Contact: Jeffrey Duberville
PH: 215-785-1114
E: philadelphia@lairdplastics.com
T E X A S
Houston, TX
555 Garden Oaks Blvd.
Houston, TX 77018
Contact: Cinthia Snell
PH: 832-203-6625
E: houston@lairdplastics.com
 


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