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Common Materials Library 2018-05-20T23:17:51+00:00
Specific Gravity  (73°F)  Tensile Strength  (73°F)  Tensile Modulus of Elasticity  (73°F)  Flexural Strength  (73°F)  Max Continuous Service Temperature In Air  Dielectric Strength  Water Absorption ( 24 hours)
psi psi psi °F V/mil %
ABS 1.04 4,100 294,000 9,100 160 - 0.3
Acetal 1.42 10,000 450,000 14,300 185 500 0.25
Acrylic 1.19 10,000 400,000 17,000 160 430 0.2
CAB 1.2 5,221 - - - - 1.4
Expanded PVC  - 1,975 - 2,900 - 3,755 - - 0.15 - 0.30
Foam Boards - - - - - - -
HDPE 0.96 4,000 - - - - 0.1
High Impact Polystyrene 1.04 3,500 270,000 7,000 - - -
KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheet 1.35 6,100 317,500 9,100 - 514 0.05 - 0.08
LDPE 0.92 1,400 - - - - 0.1
Nylon 1.14 12,400 470,000 17,000 210 300 - 400 1.2
PCTFE 2.11 - 2.17 4,860 - 5,710 - 9,570 - 10,300 - 500 0
PEEK 1.32 14,000 490,000 24,600 480 480 0.5
PET 1.38 11,500 400,000 15,000 230 400 0.1
PETG 1.27 7,700 320,000 11,200 - 410 0.2
PFA 2.12 - 2.17 * - - 500 * <0.03
Polycarbonate 1.2 9,500 345,000 13,500 240 380 0.15
Polycarbonate Film 1.2 * * - - - 0.35
Polypropylene 0.91 5,400 - - - - slight
PPS 1.35 12,500 480,000 21,000 338 450 0.02
PPSU 1.29 10,100 340,000 13,200 392 360 0.37
PSU 1.24 10,200 360,000 15,400 285 425 0.3
PTFE 2.15 1,500 - 3,000 - - 500 400 - 500 <0.01
PVC 1.42 7,500 411,000 12,800 140 544 0.06
PVDF 1.78 7,800 350,000 10,750 - 280 0.02
TPE 0.95 1,740 - - - 889 -
UHMW 0.93 3,100 - - 180 - slight
Ultem® 1.27 15,200 430,000 22,000 338 830 0.25