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ABS

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene :      

Trade Names:  Cycolac®, Lustran®, Magnum®, Royalite®, Terluran®

Specific Gravity:

1.05

Structure:

Amorphous

Bonding:

Excellent - Ultrasonic, Solvent, Thermal

Machining:

Excellent

Transparency:

Translucent to Opaque

UV Resistance:

Poor

Chemical Resistance:

Acids-Good / Alkalies-Excellent / Solvents-Poor.

Water Absorption:

0.29 % @ 24 hr.

Tensile Strength:

6,500 @ 73°F

Hardness:

R-110

Impact:

6.6 ft. lbs./in. { IZOD }

Compression:

6,750 psi  (10% Deflection)

Elongation:

20%  @ 73°F

Flexural Strength:

11,000 psi  @ 73°F

Flexural Modulus:

300,000 psi @ 73°F

Melting Point:

221°F  / 105°C

Continuous Service Temp in Air (Max)

185°F 

Deflection Temp:

206°F @ 66 psi - 193°F @ 264 psi

Coefficient of Expansion:

0.000053

Dielectric Strength

450  Volts/Mil

ACETAL OR “DELRIN”

Polyoxymethylene plastic;

Trade Names:  Acetron®, Celcon®, Delrin®, Ultraform®

Specific Gravity:

1.41

Structure:

Semi-crystalline polymer

Bonding:

N/A

Machining:

Excellent

Transparency:

Translucent to Opaque

UV Resistance:

Good

Chemical Resistance:

Acids-Poor / Alkalies-Good / Solvents-Good.

Water Absorption:

0.25 % @ 24 hr.

Tensile Strength:

10,000 @ 73°F

Hardness:

R-107

Impact:

1.5 ft. lbs./in. { IZOD }

Compression:

18,000 psi  (10% Deflection)

Elongation:

60%  @ 73°F

Flexural Strength:

14,300 psi  @ 73°F

Flexural Modulus:

425,000 psi @ 73°F

Melting Point:

347°F  / 175°C

Continuous Service Temp in Air (Max)

180°F 

Deflection Temp:

316°F @ 66 psi - 230°F @ 264 psi

Coefficient of Expansion:

4.70 in/in x E-5

Dielectric Strength

380  Volts/Mil

ACRYLIC

Polymethyl Methacrylate;

Trade Names:  Acrylite®, Acrysteel®, Implex®, Lucite®, Korad®, Plexiglas®, Polycast®

Specific Gravity:

1.15

Structure:

Amorphous

Bonding:

Excellent - Ultrasonic & Solvent

Machining:

Excellent

Transparency:

Clear

UV Resistance:

Good

Chemical Resistance:

Acids-Good / Alkalies-Excellent / Solvents-Poor.

Water Absorption:

0.30 % @ 24 hr.

Tensile Strength:

9,000 @ 73°F

Hardness:

R-120

Impact:

1.1 ft. lbs./in. { IZOD }

Compression:

14,000 psi  (10% Deflection)

Elongation:

3-5%  @ 73°F

Flexural Strength:

15,000 psi  @ 73°F

Flexural Modulus:

425,000 psi @ 73°F

Melting Point:

212°F  / 100°C

Continuous Service Temp in Air (Max)

185°F 

Deflection Temp:

187°F @ 66 psi - 170°F @ 264 psi

Coefficient of Expansion:

0.000055

Dielectric Strength

400 Volts/Mil

CPVC

Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride;

Trade Names:  Corzan®, TempRite®

Specific Gravity:

1.56

Structure:

Amorphous

Bonding:

Good - Ultrasonic, Solvent, Thermal

Machining:

Poor

Transparency:

Clear to Opaque

UV Resistance:

Poor

Chemical Resistance:

Acids-Excellent / Alkalies-Excellent / Solvents-Good.

Water Absorption:

0.15 % @ 24 hr.

Tensile Strength:

8,200 psi @ 73°F

Hardness:

R-110

Impact:

1.6 ft.-lbs./in. Notched @ 73°F

Compression:

11,400 psi  (10% Deflection)

Elongation:

1% @ 73°F  at brake

Flexural Strength:

15,000 psi  @ 73°F 

Flexural Modulus:

410,000 psi  @ 73°F 

Melting Point:

175°F  / 79.44°C

Continuous Service Temp in Air (Max)

200°F 

Deflection Temp:

162°F @ 66 psi - 140°F @ 264 psi,

Coefficient of Expansion:

0.00004

Dielectric Strength

1,060  Volts/Mil

HDPE

High-Density Polyethylene

Specific Gravity:

0.95

Structure:

Crystalline

Bonding:

Solvent - POOR Ultrasonic - POOR, Thermal - GOOD

Machining:

Good to Excellent

Transparency:

Translucent

UV Resistance:

Poor

Chemical Resistance:

Acids-Good / Alkalis-Excellent / Solvents-Excellent

Water Absorption:

0.01 % @ 24 hr

Tensile Strength:

4,600 psi @ 73°F

Hardness:

69 Durometer

Impact:

3.0 ft.-lbs./in. Notched @ 73°F

Compression:

4,570 psi  (10% Deflection)

Elongation:

55% @ 73°F  at brake

Flexural Strength:

5800 psi  @ 73°F 

Flexural Modulus:

120,000 psi  @ 73°F 

Melting Point:

266°F  / 130°C

Continuous Service Temp in Air (Max)

180° F / 82.2° C

Deflection Temp:

145°F @ 66 psi - 131°F @ 264 psi,

Coefficient of Expansion:

0.00007

Dielectric Strength

22  KV/MM

PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride; non plasticized

Plasticizers or Dispersants are additives that increase the plasticity or fluidity of the material to which they are added.

Specific Gravity:

1.49

Structure:

Crystalline

Bonding:

Good - Ultrasonic, Solvent, Thermal

Machining:

Good to Excellent

Transparency:

Clear to Opaque

UV Resistance:

Poor

Chemical Resistance:

Acids-Good / Alkalis-Excellent / Solvents-Poor.

Water Absorption:

0.04 % @ 24 hr.

Tensile Strength:

6150 psi @ 73°F

Hardness:

R-110

Impact:

3.2 ft.-lbs./in. Notched @ 73°F

Compression:

14,000 psi  (10% Deflection)

Elongation:

12% @ 73°F  at brake

Flexural Strength:

67,000 psi  @ 73°F 

Flexural Modulus:

481,000 psi  @ 73°F 

Melting Point:

176°F  / 80°C

Continuous Service Temp in Air (Max)

158°F / 70° C 

Deflection Temp:

162°F @ 66 psi - 140°F @ 264 psi,

Coefficient of Expansion:

61.1       (10-6 in/in oF)

Dielectric Strength

544  Volts/Mil