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Fibercomp (Short Graphite Fiber Reinforced Polyimide Composite: Up to 850ºF)

Fibercomp is an ultra high strength, high temperature carbon fiber reinforced thermoset Polyimide composites with unmatched strength-to-weight ratios. Some of the outstanding properties of these materials include: high temperature resistance, self lubricating, high impact strength, excellent corrosion resistance, low wear, light weight, and good dimensional stability.

General Information  · Specifications  · Note

General Information


Polyimide Resin


Carbon Fiber


Graphite Powder

Specific Gravity


Available Forms

Custom Molded





95 lb/ft³

Compressive Strength at 73ºF

36000 psi

Compressive Strength at 500ºF

25000 psi

Flexural Strength at 73ºF

15000 psi

Flexural Strength at 500ºF

12500 psi

Flexural Modulus at 73ºF

2100000 psi

Flexural Modulus at 500ºF

1500000 psi

Tensile Strength at 73ºF

12000 psi

Tensile Strength at 500ºF

8000 psi

Tensile Modulus at 73ºF

2300000 psi

Tensile Modulus at 500ºF

1600000 psi

IZOD Impact Strength (Notched) at 73ºF

3 ft lb/in

Coefficient of Friction (Unlubricated Against Steel)

0.10 to 0.20

Limiting PV (Unlubricated Against Steel)


Maximum Operating Temperature

850 ºF

Continuous Operating Temperature

600 ºF

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion

10 x 10-6 in/in/ºF

Thermal Conductivity

8.3 BTU-in/hr-ft²-ºF

Chemical Resistance

Excellent (Strong Bases w/pH > 10 Not Recommended)



Maximum Sheet Size

20 x 30 in

The Fibercomp properties listed represent typical average values obtained in accordance with accepted test methods and are subject to normal manufacturing variations. They are supplied as a technical service and are subject to change without notice. Check with your supplier to assure current information


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Data Sheet for Fibercomp (Short Graphite Fiber Reinforced Polyimide Composite: Up to 850°F)
(PDF, 21KB)

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