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Glossary » Materials » Polymers » Polyphthalamide » 40% Glass / Mineral Reinforced
40% Glass / Mineral Reinforced PTA is a subcategory of Polyphthalamide. The additative is added by weight during the manufacturing process. Its coefficient of thermal expansion ranges from 2.9 to 4.6 x 10-6/°C. Its molding pressure ranges from 5 to 15 MPa.
Polyphthalamide, also known as PTA, is a thermoplastic polycondensate.
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Other common Polyphthalamide (PTA) include Extra Tough PTA, 45% Glass Reinforced PTA, 33% Glass Reinforced, V-0 PTA, 40% Mineral Reinforced PTA, 40% Glass / Mineral Reinforced, Heat Stablized PTA, 50% Glass / Mineral Reinforced, V-0 PTA, 51% Glass / Mineral Reinforced PTA, 15% Glass Reinforced PTA, 15% Glass Reinforced, V-0 PTA, 45% Glass Reinforced, V-0 PTA, and 40% Mineral Reinforced, Heat Stablized PTA.
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