Kapton® RS for Thin, Flexible, Lightweight Heaters
DuPont™ Kapton® RS is an electrically conductive polyimide film developed for heating applications where a thin, lightweight, uniform heater is needed.
Heating applications such as temperature regulation in aerospace applications, wind turbine deicing, automotive interior heating and battery warming requiring light-weight, uniform or high temperature performance would benefit from this all-polyimide conductive film. This material is highly customizable based on current, voltage and desired temperature; in addition it can be easily cut into various configurations. Due to its polyimide composition, it is resilient to high temperatures, thin, and highly flexible.
The resistive property is inherent to the film, so it cannot be cracked, rubbed off or otherwise easily damaged. Its uniform resistance offers precisely controlled surface temperature and the Kapton® film is non-flammable, important in select applications due to safety requirements.
- Surface Deicing
- Automotive Interior Heating
- Aerospace Temperature Regulation
- Industrial Tube Heating
- Composite Curing
- Consumer Appliances
Maximum Continuous Operating Temperature: 240C
|Surface Resistivity||ohms/sq||100||Four-point probe|
|Tensile Strength||MPa||>100||ASTM D-882|
|Elogation to break||%||40||ASTM D-882|
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