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 goocell nameimensional stability.


Density ( lb/ft³ )95
Maximum Operating Temperature ( ºF )850
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion ( in/in/ºF )10 x 10-6
Specific Gravity1.50
Chemical ResistanceExcellent (Strong Bases w/pH > 10 Not Recommended)
Maximum Sheet Size ( in )20 x 30
Thermal Conductivity ( BTU-in/hr-ft²-ºF )8.3
Continuous Operating Temperature ( ºF )600
MatrixPolyimide Resin
ReinforcementCarbon Fiber
FillerGraphite Powder
Compressive Strength at 73ºF ( psi )36000
Compressive Strength at 500ºF ( psi )25000
Flexural Strength at 73ºF ( psi )15000
Flexural Strength at 500ºF ( psi )12500
Flexural Modulus at 73ºF ( psi )2100000
Flexural Modulus at 500ºF ( psi )1500000
Tensile Strength at 73ºF ( psi )12000
Tensile Strength at 500ºF ( psi )8000
Tensile Modulus at 73ºF ( psi )2300000
Tensile Modulus at 500ºF ( psi )1600000
IZOD Impact Strength (Notched) at 73ºF ( ft lb/in )3
Coefficient of Friction (Unlubricated Against Steel)0.10 to 0.20
Limiting PV (Unlubricated Against Steel)80000


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

Available Forms

Custom Molded

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