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Polycarbonate Specs

        Hyzod M Polycarbonate Glass Filled Polycarbonate
    Units ASTM Test Method Extruded Polycarbonate Extruded 20% Glass Filled Polycarbonate
MECHANICAL Strength to Weight Ratio ksi -    
Specific Gravity @73 F - D792 1.20 1.35
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) psi D638 10500 (ult) 16000 (yld)
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D638 320000 860000
Tensile Elongation at Break @ 73 F % D638 100 6
Flexural Strength @ 73 F psi D790 13000 19000
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D790 350000 800000
Shear Strength @ 73 F psi D732 9200 -
Compressive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F psi D695 11500 (10) 16000 (10)
Compressive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F psi D695 300000 -
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F - D785 M75 (R126) M91 (R122)
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F - D2240 D80 -
Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F ft-lb/in of notch D256 TypeA 1.5 2.0
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic - - - 0.22
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) 3.9E-05 1.5E-05
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi F D648 290 295
Tg-Glass transition temperature, (Amorphous) F D3418 293 -
Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) F D3418 N/A 330
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) F - 250 266
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-F - 1.30 1.47
ELECTRICAL Dielectric Strength, Short Term Volts/mil D149 400 490
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm D257 2.0E+16 1.0E+17
Dielectric Constant @ 10E6 Hz - D150 3.2 3.13
Dissipation Factor @ 10E6 Hz - D150 0.001 .0009 (60Hz)
Flammability @ 3.1 mm unless noted - UL94 V-2 V-0
H20 Water Absorbtion, Immersion, 24 Hrs % by wt. D570(7) 0.20 0.16
Water Absorbtion, Saturation % by wt. D570(7) 0.40 0.29

 

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