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HDPE Materials Specs

        HDPE
    Units ASTM Test Method High Density Polyehylene
MECHANICAL Strength to Weight Ratio ksi - 4.9
Specific Gravity @73 F - D792 0.94
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) psi D638 4600 (ult)
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D638 170000
Tensile Elongation at Break @ 73 F % D638 55
Flexural Strength @ 73 F psi D790 1400
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D790 200000
Shear Strength @ 73 F psi D732 3380
Compressive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F psi D695 4570 (10)
Compressive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F psi D695 -
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F - D785 -
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F - D2240 D69
Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F ft-lb/in of notch D256 TypeA 3.0
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic - - -
Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied) psi-ft/min - -
THERMAL Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F in/in/F E-831 (TMA) 1.3E-04
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi F D648 151
Tg-Glass transition temperature, (Amorphous) F D3418 -
Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) F D3418 -
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) F - 180
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-F - -
ELECTRICAL Dielectric Strength, Short Term Volts/mil D149 500
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm D257 1.0E+15
Dielectric Constant @ 10E6 Hz - D150 -
Dissipation Factor @ 10E6 Hz - D150 -
Flammability @ 3.1 mm unless noted - UL94 -
H2O Water Absorbtion, Immersion, 24 Hrs % by wt. D570(7) 0.03
Water Absorbtion, Saturation % by wt. D570(7) -

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