Polyarylates

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Description

A family of aromatic polyesters. Polyarylates are made by reacting aromatic dicarboxylic acids with diphenols. They are tough, durable, heat-resistant thermoplastic polymers. Polyarylates are used for aerospace applications and for electronics. Examples are:PEEK - polyetheretherketonePEK - polyetherketonePEKK - polyetherketoneketonePAEK - polyaromaticetherketone

Synonyms and Related Terms

poliarilatos (Esp.);

Examples include: PEEK; polyetheretherketone; PEK; polyetherketone; PEKK; polyetherketoneketone; PAEK; polyaromaticetherketone

Other Properties

Resistant to chemicals and most solvents.Attacked by chlorinated solvents.