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Additives: 20% glass fiber reinforced
Application: injection molding grade
Material Properties
 Mechanical Properties Conditions
State 1 State 2 ASTM
Elastic Modulus (MPa)   5520  compressive   D638
  5106 - 6072  tensile   D638
Flexural Modulus (MPa)   4485 - 5520   23 ºC   D790
Tensile Strength (MPa)   72 - 90 at break   D638
Compressive Strength (MPa)
at yield or break
  90 - 97     D695
Flexural Strength (MPa)
at yield or break
  97 - 121     D790
Elongation at break (%)   2 - 3     D638
Hardness   85 - 98  Rockwell M   D638
 107  Rockwell R   D638
Izod Impact (J/cm of notch)
1/8" thick specimen unless noted
  0.6 - 0.7     D256A

 Thermal Properties Conditions
Pressure State ASTM
Coef of Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC)   20 - 21     D696
Deflection Temperature (ºC)  104 - 110   0.46 MPa   D648
  99 - 104   1.82 MPa   D648
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-ºC)  0.201     C177

 Physical & Electrical Properties Conditions
State ASTM
Specific Gravity  1.18 - 1.22   D792
Water Absorption (% weight increase)  0.18 - 0.2  after 24 hrs D570
Dielectric Strength (V/mil);
1/8" thick specimen unless noted
  450 - 460   D149

 Processing Properties Conditions
Type ASTM
Melting Temperature (ºC)  100 - 110  Tg, amorphous  
Processing Temperature (ºC)  177 - 260  injection molding  
 177 - 260  compression molding  
Molding Pressure (MPa)   103 - 207    
Linear Mold Shrinkage (cm/cm)  0.001 - 0.002   D955

Suppliers
A. Schulman Akron, OH  800-662-7203
Albis Corp. Rosenburg, TX  800-231-5911
American Polymers, Inc. Worcester, MA   
Ashley Polymers Brooklyn, NY   
ComAlloy International Co. Nashville, TN   
Diamond Polymers Akron, OH  888-437-4674
DSM Engineering Plastic Products, Inc. Reading, PA  800-729-0101
Ferro Corp. Cleveland, OH   
LG Chemical America, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, NJ   
LNP Engineering Plastics, Inc. Exton, PA  800-854-8774
M.A. Industries, Inc. Peachtree City, GA  800-241-8250
RTP Co. Winona, MN  800-433-4787
Thermofil, Inc. Brighton, MI  800-444-4408
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