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Discover the fantastic potential of Semitron plastics for your next project. Whether you're looking to maximize durability, improve heat resistance, or conduct electricity safely in various environments, Semitron plastics can provide dependable solutions to meet your needs.
Let’s explore the characteristics and properties of this material and discuss its many advantages and why it’s used in semiconductor applications. Learn why professionals across industries turn to nonmetallic alternatives like Semitron plastics when sourcing materials that deliver an unsurpassed combination of strength and performance.
Semitron is a family of electroplastic or static dissipative plastics designed and developed for applications where electrical discharge is of concern, making it an essential material in the semiconductor industry. It can resist dielectric rupture at high voltages, so it’s an excellent option for electronic and electrical components.
Its main characteristics are as follows:
Permanent static dissipative properties
Efficient management of static electricity
Available in sheet, rod, and machined parts
Chemical and wear-resistance
Incorporated in high-temperature applications
Improved weldability and machinability
Good dimensional stability
Impressive thermal performance
Excellent wear and friction resistance
These characteristics depend on the type of Semitron product you utilize. The extensive list of products in the Semitron family will be expounded below.
Semitron has a comprehensive range of products to fulfill various project-specific needs, ensuring superior performance and durability. Different base materials are used in making Semitron plastics, such as PEEK, PAI, PEI, PET, POM-H, PP-H, and PTFE.
Below is a complete list of materials belonging to the Semitron plastic family:
Semitron® Homopolymer PP Natural
Semitron® ESD 300 PET-P
Semitron® ESD 225 POM
Semitron® CMP LL5 PET-P
Semitron® ESd HPV PEEK
Semitron® ESD 500HR PTFE
Semitron® ESd 490HR PEEK
Semitron® 480 PEEK
Semitron® ESd 420V PEI
Semitron® ESd 420 PEI
Semitron® CMP XL20
Semitron® MP 370
Semitron® MDS 100 PEEK
Semitron® ESD 520HR PAI
Semitron® ESd 410C
Each of these materials is specially formulated to achieve specific performance requirements. At the same time, some are engineered to produce unique properties. Therefore, you must determine your project application and factors like operating temperatures, chemical exposure, wear resistance, and more before selecting a suitable Semitron plastic material.
Semitron plastic is a semiconductor-grade material developed with high resistance to heat and remarkable mechanical resilience. Due to its irrefutable advantages, it's employed in numerous demanding applications with stringent requirements, such as:
Sockets and contactors for test equipment
Device handling components
High-speed electronic equipment
Electronic device manufacturing equipment
With the many types of Semitron plastics available in the market today, determining the right one is crucial to guarantee the success of your projects. At Emco Industrial Plastics, we specialize in PEEK carbon-filled plastics. These are high-performance thermoplastics used in making some Semitron products, such as the Semitron® ESd 480.
If you want to learn more about our high-performance PEEK materials and what Semitron product is made out of it, feel free to contact us today. You may also request a quote so that we can find the best solution for your project's needs!