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Toray Cetex® TC1200

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Product description

Toray Cetex® TC1200 is a high-end thermoplastic composite material, utilizing the semi-crystalline thermoplastic polymer PEEK for excellent mechanical performance.

The long-standing use of PEEK in demanding applications such as aerospace and cutting edge medical applications proves its benefits and versatility. As a composite material it offers outstanding mechanical performance, also at elevated temperatures. The semi-crystalline nature of the resin ensures an excellent resistance to chemicals and solvents, and an equally superior performance in flammability properties.

Toray Cetex® TC1200 is available in UD tape, fabric prepreg, and RTL formats (reinforced thermoplastic laminate). RTLs can be equipped with lightning strike protection, and carbon reinforced RTLs can be supplied with a thin glass top layer to protect a partly metallic assembly against galvanic corrosion. Glass scrim is also applicable in structures made from UD tape.

Product benefits/features

  • Excellent toughness and impact resistance
  • Excellent mechanical performance, also at elevated temperatures
  • Low moisture uptake for good hot/wet strength retention
  • Fully impregnated low void content unidirectional tapes for robust processing
  • Inherently flame retardant
  • Outstanding chemical and solvent resistance

Market segments

  • Medical
  • Aircraft Interiors
  • Aerostructures

Details

Product category Thermoplastic Prepregs & Laminates
Processing AFP/ATL
Press forming
Weldable
Autoclave
Resin type PEEK
Tg (Dry, onset) 143 °C / 289 °F
Processing temperature 385 °C / 725 °F
Out life Indefinite
Tm 343 °C / 649 °F

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At Toray our goal is your success. If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact us. 

Toray Advanced Composites UK

Toray Advanced Composites UK
Send email +44 1773 530899

Need more information?

At Toray our goal is your success. If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact us. 

Toray Advanced Composites USA

Toray Advanced Composites USA
Send email +1 (408) 465 8500

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