Physical Properties for Excelon™ Polycarbonate Tubing

Excelon™ Polycarbonate Tubing
- Made of FDA-Approved materials
- UL rated - Clear as glass
- High tensile range
- High impact strength, even at low temperatures
– Excellent high temperature resistance
– Flame resistant
– Self-extinguishing
– Can be machined, drilled, cut, and sawed
– Easily joined with solvents or adhesives

Property

ASTM Method

Excelon PC

Specific Gravity

Refractive Index @ 25°C

Rockwell Hardness

 

Abrasion Resistance

     Taber Abraser with CS-17 Wheel

Impact strength, notched Izod

     1/8” specimen, ft-lb/in of notch

Impact strength, Unnotched Izod

      1/8” specimen, ft-lbs/in

Tensile-impact ft-lbs/in3

Tensile-Yield Strength, psi

Tensile-Ultimate Strength, psi

Tensile Modulus, psi

Elongation

Compressive Strength, psi

Compressive Modulus, psi

Flexural Strength, psi

Flexural Modulus, psi

Shear-Yield Strength, psi

Shear-ultimate Strength, psi

Light transmission(1/8” thick disc)

Water-vapor Permeability

     cm3/STP/mm/soc/cm3/cm HG

Modulus of Rigidity, psi

Deformation under load,

     4,000 psi 77°F

                     158° F

Water Absorption, 24 hours

      Submersion

      Equilibrium 73° F

D 792

-

D 785

 

 

D 1Q44

 

D 256

 

D 256

D 1822

D 638

D 638

D 638

D 638

D 695

D 695

D 790

D 695

D 732

D 732

-

 

-

-

 

D 621

 

 

D 570

1.20

1.586

Scale M 73-78

Scale R 1121-125

 

10 mg/1,000 cycles

 

15-17

 

>60

250

7,000-9,000

9,000-11,500

300,000-350,000

100-130

12,500

345,000

12,000-12,700

320,000-350,000

6,000

10,000

88-90%

 

14.0 X 1013

116,000

 

0.2%

0.3%

 

0.15%

0.35%

Heat-Deflection Temperature °F

Thermal Conductivity, cal/sec/cm3

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion  in/in/°F

     -30°C to 30° C, in/in/°C

Flammability

Brittle Temperature

D 648

-

 

D 696

D 635

D 745

264 psi: 275-285

4.6 X 1014

3.75 X 10-5

6.6 X 10-5

Self-extinguishing

< -215°C

 

Dielectric Constant

     60 cycles

     106 cycles

Power Factor

     60 cycles

     106 cycles

Volume Resistivity, ohm-cm

 

 

Arc Resistance

     Stainless-steel strip electrodes

     Tungsten electrodes

 

 

D 150

D 150

 

D 150

 

-

 

 

 

D 495

 

-30°C      -3°C        23°C       100°C       125°C

 

3.10        3.14          2.99         3.15         3.13

2.95 

 

0.005  0.0004   0.0009    0.0009     0.0011

0.010

>1017    >1017    2.1 X 1016    2.1 X 1015    2.7 X 1017   

 

10-12 sec

30 sec

 

Dielectric Strength, short time

 

26°C                  100°C

400V/mil            (The step-by-step values are  @125.0 mil        the same as the short time   

                         values for the 125-mil pieces)

 Data shown are average values and should not be used for specifications.

Article Title:
Physical Properties for Excelon™ Polycarbonate Tubing
Article Summary:
Physical, Mechanical, Electrical and Thermal Typical Properties.
Article Date:
1/30/2009
Article ID:
552
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