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Physical Properties for Machine Grade Polycarbonate Rod

Machine Grade Polycarbonate Rod

Physical
PropertiesASTM Test MethodUnitsTecanat™
DensityD 792lbs/in30.0430
Specific GravityD 792g/cc1.19
Water Absorption,
@ 24 hours, 73°FD 570%0.15
@ Saturation, 73°FD 570%0.35
Mechanical
PropertiesASTM Test MethodUnitsTecanat™
Tensile Strength @ Yield, 73°FASTM D 638psi8,000
Tensile ModulusASTM D 638psi300,000
Elongation @ Break, 73°FASTM D 790%50
Flexural Strength, 73°FASTM D 790psi14,200
Flexural Modulus, 73°FASTM D 695psi340,000
Compressive StrengthASTM D 256psi-
Izod Impact Strength, 73°FASTM D 785ft.-lbs./in.1.7
Rockwell Hardness, 73°F-M (R) Scale70 (118)
Shore HardnessASTM D 3702D Scale-
Wear Factor Against Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpm-in3 x 1
hr. PV
2,500 X 10-10
-
Static Coefficient of FrictionASTM D 3702--
Dynamic Coefficient of Friction, 40 psi, 50 fpmASTM D 3702-0.38
Thermal
PropertiesASTM Test MethodUnitsTecanat™
Heat Deflection Temperature
@ 66 psiASTM D 648°F280
@ 264 psiASTM D 648°F270
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion-in./in./°F3.8 X 10-5
Maximum Servicing Temperature,
Intermittent-°F275
Long termUL746B°F240
Specific Heat--0.30
Thermal Conductivity-BTU/lb.-°F1.32
Vicate Softening Point-°F310
Melting PointASTM D 2133°F-
FlammabilityUL 94-HB
Electrical
PropertiesASTM Test MethodUnitsTecanat™
Surface ResistivityASTM D 257Ohm/square-
Volume ResistivityASTM D 257Ohm-cm1.0 X 1017
Dielectric StrengthASTM D 149V/mil380
Dielectric Constant,--
@ 60 Hz, 73°F, 50% RHASTM D 150-3.2
@ 1 MHzASTM D 150-2.96
@ 20 GHzASTM D 150--
@ 30 GHzASTM D 150--
Dissipation Factor, @ 60 GHz, 73°FASTM D 150-0.0009

This information is only to assist you on current technical knowledge and is given without obligation or liability. All trade and patent rights should be observed. All rights reserved. Data obtained from extruded shapes material.

TECANAT™ - Ensinger Ind.

Primary specification (Resin) (Typical)
Shapes specification (Typical)

TECANT™: ASTM-D-3935 PC0110B34720
ASTM-D-6098 S-PC0110

Title: Physical Properties for Machine Grade Polycarbonate Rod
Description: Physical, Mechanical, Electrical and Thermal Typical Properties.
Published: 1/29/2009
Last Edited: 1/10/2023
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