Physical Properties for Fiberglass Structural Shapes

Fiberglass Structural Shapes
The values listed below are test results from coupon tests preformed in accordance with the designated ASTM Test.

Properties

ASTM

Unit

Value

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Stress, LW

Tensile Stress, CW

Tensile Modulus, LW

Tensile Modulus, CW

Compressive Stress, LW

Compressive Stress, CW

Compressive Modulus, LW

Compressive Modulus, CW

Flexural Stress, LW

Flexural Stress, CW

Flexural Modulus, LW

Flexural Modulus, CW

Modulus of Elasticity, E

Shear Modulus

Short Beam Shear

Punch Shear

Bearing Stress, LW

Notched Izod Impact, LW

Notched Izod Impact, CW

 

D-638

D-638

D-638

D-638

D-695

D-695

D-695

D-695

D-790

D-790

D-790

D-790

Full section

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D-2344

D-732

D-953

D-256

D-256

 

psi

psi

106 psi

106 psi

psi

psi

106 psi

106 psi

psi

psi

106 psi

106 psi

106 psi

106 psi

psi

psi

psi

ft-lbs/in

ft-lbs/in

 

30,000

7,000

2.5

0.8

30,000

15,000

2.5

1.0

30,000

10,000

1.8

0.8

2.8

0.450

4,500

10,000

30,000

25

4

Physical Properties

Barcol Hardness

24 Hour Water Absorption

Density

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion, LW

 

D-495

D-570

D-792

D-696

 

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% max

lbs/in3

10-6 in/in/°C

 

45

0.45

.062-.070

8

Electrical Properties

Arc Resistance, LW

Dielectric Strength, LW

Dielectric Strength, PF

Dielectric Constant, PF

 

D-495

D-149

D-149

D-150

 

Seconds

kv/in

volts/mil

@60Hz

 

120

35

200

5

LW = Lengthwise     CW = Crosswise     PF = Perpendicular to Laminated Face
Article Title:
Physical Properties for Fiberglass Structural Shapes
Article Summary:
Physical, Mechanical, and Thermal Typical Properties.
Article Date:
2/17/2009
Article ID:
563
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