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This quantity covers a much wider variety of homes; supplying comparative facts for a similar 351 regularly occurring and converted fabric forms coated in quantity One. The houses have been chosen to be able to offer a transparent and certain advisor to processability and function.

Each fabric has been assigned a comparative rating worth for every of the homes. those diversity from first-class to Very terrible and never appropriate. sixty two houses are lined, in four different types:

General and electric; together with shrinkage, warpage, hydrolytic balance, UV weathering and fabric rate.

Mechanical; e.g. tensile energy, fatigue index, sturdiness and put on.

Processing; i.e. skill to be processed via moulding, extrusion, pultrusion, casting, resin injection, and so forth.

Post-processing; e.g. machining, plating and welding.

The details is gifted within the following major sections: estate established listings. Comparative fabrics facts sheets. Alphabetical indexes of houses and fabrics.

The estate established listings each one include an evidence of the valuables, through listings of all of the fabrics that have been rated pretty much as good or above. move references are supplied to the comparative fabrics info sheets, which checklist all sixty two score values for every fabric.

This structure allows effortless comparisons to be made and a straightforward fabrics choice method to be undefined. If a fabric has already been certain, connection with the correct comparative fabrics information sheet may well convey at a look the place any difficulties are inclined to come up.

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The Plastics Compendium

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The following tables list only those materials which have been assigned a rating of excellent, very good or good for the coefficient of linear thermal expansion. To further evaluate the processability and performance of any of the listed materials under the desired conditions, refer to the complete comparative data sheets provided on the pages indicated below. Excellent Epoxies: Laminate; carbon fibre prepreg Epoxies: Laminate; glass fabric Epoxies: Laminate; glass prepreg Epoxies: Laminate; Kevlar prepreg ETFE: 30% Carbon fibre filled PA 6: 60% Gfr PA 6/6: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PA 6/10: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PA 6/12: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PAI: Gfr PBT: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced Very Good ABS: 30% Gfr Alkyd: Mineral and gfr Alkyd: Mineral and gfr; fire retardant DAIP: Long gfr DAIP: Mineral filled DAIP: Short gfr DAP: Long gfr DAP: Long gfr; fire retardant DAP: Mineral filled DAP: Mineral and synthetic fibre filled DAP: Short gfr DAP: Short gfr; fire retardant ECTFE: Glass fibre filled Epoxies: MC; gfr Epoxies: MC; high heat; gfr Epoxies: MC; mineral filled Page 195 196 197 198 214 248 258 276 283 308 313 Page PC: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PEEK: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PES: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PET: 55% Gfr PF: Foam PF: Laminate; glass fabric Polyarylamide: 30% Gfr PPS: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PSul: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced UPVC: Structural foam Page 138 167 168 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 191 199 200 201 326 337 346 358 366 369 383 425 439 484 Page Epoxies: MC; mineral and gfr Epoxies: MC; fire retardant; mineral and gfr Epoxies: Casting; glass filled Epoxies: Casting; mineral filled ETFE: 30% Glass fibre filled PA 6: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PA 6: Stampable sheet; gfr PA 6/6: 10% Carbon fibre reinforced PA 6/6: 40% Glass bead filled PA 6/6: 33% Gfr PA 6/6: 60% Gfr PA 6/6: Glass fibre and bead reinforced PA 6/10: 30% Gfr PA 6/12: 30% Gfr PA 11: 30% Carbon fibre reinforced PA 11: 30% Gfr 202 203 205 206 213 238 254 257 260 262 263 264 279 286 290 293 19 The Plastics Compendium - Volume 2, Comparative Materials Selection Data Very Good PA Transparent: Amorphous; 30% gfr PAI PAI: Graphite filled PC: 20% Gfr PC: 30% Gfr PEEK: 10% Gfr PEEK: 20% Gfr PEEK: 30% Gfr PEI: 10% Gfr PEI: 20% Gfr PEI: 30% Gfr PES: 20% Gfr PES: 30% Gfr PET: 15% Gfr; high impact PET: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PET: 30% Gfr; high impact PET: 35% Gfr; super tough PET: 36% Gfr PET: 45% Gfr PET: 35% Mica and gfr PET: Mineral filled PET: 45% Mineral and gfr; fire retardant PF: Cellulose filled; shock resistant PF: Chopped fabric filled; medium impact PF: Cotton filled; medium shock PF: Gfr; high impact PF: Laminate; cotton fabric PF: Laminate; paper PF: Mica filled; electrical PF: Mica and gfr; electrical PF: Mineral filled; high heat PF: Natural fibre filled; general purpose PF: Wood filled; general purpose Good ABS: Fire retardant ABS: High heat ABS: High heat; UV stabilised ABS: Medium impact ABS: Plating ABS/PC Alloy ABS/PSul Alloy ABS/PVC Alloy Acetal: Copolymer; 30% carbon fibre reinforced Acetal: Copolymer; 30% glass fibre coupled Acetal: Homopolymer; gfr Acrylic: Casting Acrylic: Cast sheet Acrylic: General purpose Alkyd: Long gfr; high impact Alkyd: Mineral filled Alkyd: Short gfr Alkyd: Short gfr; fire retardant 20 Page 305 307 309 328 329 338 339 340 342 343 344 347 348 352 353 354 355 356 357 359 360 361 363 364 365 367 368 370 371 372 373 374 375 Page PI: 40% Gfr PI: 25% Graphite lubricated PI: Molybdenum disulphide lubricated Polyester: Bisphenol polyester laminate (glass) Polyester: DMC Polyester: DMC; electrical Polyester: DMC; fire retardant Polyester: DMC; high heat Polyester: DMC; low profile Polyester: GMC Polyester: GMC; fire retardant Polyester: GMC; high impact Polyester: GMC; mineral filled Polyester: Laminate; chopped glass filled Polyester: Laminate; woven glass roving Polyester: SMC Polyester: SMC: fire retardant Polyester: SMC; high impact Polyester: SMC; low profile PPO: 10% Gfr PPO: 10% Gfr; fire retardant PPO: 30% Gfr PPO: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PPS: 40% Gfr PPS: Glass fibre and bead reinforced PS: 30% Gfr PSul: 10% Gfr PSul: 30% Gfr SAN: 30% Gfr SMAc: 30% Gfr UF: Cellulose filled UF: Foam Page 137 139 140 144 145 148 149 150 152 153 158 161 162 163 165 166 169 170 379 380 381 384 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 419 420 421 422 426 427 433 440 441 462 476 479 480 Page CPVC CTFE Epoxies: Casting; aluminium filled Epoxies: Casting; silica filled Epoxies: Resin; flexible Epoxies: Resin; general purpose Epoxies: Resin; high heat ETFE: 10% Glass fibre filled FEP FEP: 20% Glass fibre coupled Furane HIPS HIPS: UV stabilised MF: Cellulose filled PA 4/6 PA 6: Casting PA 6: Elastomer copolymer PA 6: 25% Glass bead filled 179 180 204 207 208 209 210 212 219 220 221 225 227 232 236 239 240 242 General and Electrical Properties Good PA 6: 50% Glass bead filled PA 6: Glass fibre and bead reinforced PA 6: 10% Gfr PA 6: 30% Gfr PA 6: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PA 6: Mineral filled PA 6: 20% PTFE lubricated PA 6/6 PA 6/6: Fire retardant PA 6/6: 10% Gfr PA 6/6: 40% Mineral filled PA 6/6: Molybdenum disulphide lubricated PA 6/6: 20% PTFE lubricated PA 6/6: Super tough; 33% gfr PA 6/6: UV stabilised PA 6/10: 10% Gfr PA 6/12: 10% Gfr PA 12: 50% Glass bead filled PA 12: 30% Gfr PA Transparent PAr PBT: 30% Glass bead filled PBT: 10% Gfr PBT: 20% Gfr; fire retardant PBT: 30% Gfr PBT: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PBT: 45% Mineral and glass filled PC PC: Fire retardant PC: High flow PC: 15% PTFE lubricated PC: Structural foam PC: UV stabilised PEEK PEI PES PET: Amorphous Expansion Coefficient Page 243 244 245 246 247 250 252 256 259 261 266 267 268 271 272 278 285 299 300 304 310 315 316 317 318 319 320 325 327 330 331 332 333 336 341 345 349 Page PET: Crystalline PET: Fire retardant PET: UV stabilised PI PI: PTFE lubricated Polyester: Casting; rigid Polyester: Vinyl ester PP: 20% Calcium carbonate filled PP: 40% Calcium carbonate filled PP: 30% Glass fibre coupled PP: 20% Gfr PP: 20% Talc filled PP: 40% Talc filled PPO PPO: Fire retardant PPO: Structural foam PPS: 20% PTFE lubricated PS PS: Medium impact PS: 2% Silicone lubricated PS: UV stabilised PSul PSul: 15% PTFE lubricated PU: Reinforced microcellular elastomer PVDF: 20% Carbon fibre reinforced SAN SAN: Fire retardant SAN: High heat SAN: UV stabilised Silicones Silicones: Glass fibre and mineral filled SMAc SMAt UPVC UPVC: Crosslinked UPVC: UV stabilised UPVC: High impact 350 351 362 378 382 386 402 403 404 410 411 415 416 417 418 423 428 432 434 435 437 438 442 450 458 460 461 463 465 473 474 475 477 482 483 485 486 21 The Plastics Compendium - Volume 2, Comparative Materials Selection Data Flame Spread This is an assessment of the rate at which a flame travels along the length of a horizontal rectangular specimen.

Excellent FEP LDPE LLDPE PFA PP: Homopolymer PP: Homopolymer; UV stabilised PPO PS Very Good Acetal: Copolymer Acetal: Copolymer; 2% silicone lubricated Acetal: Copolymer; UV stabilised ETFE Ethylene-Propylene Copolymer FEP: 20% Glass fibre coupled HDPE HDPE: UV stabilised HDPE: MDPE HIPS HIPS: Fire retardant HIPS: UV stabilised LDPE: UV stabilised Ol TPE: TPE 65A Ol TPE: TPE 85A Ol TPE: TPE 93A PAI PB PC PC: Fire retardant PC: 20% Gfr PC: 30% Gfr PC: High flow PC: 15% PTFE lubricated PC: UV stabilised PEEK 14 Page 219 229 231 376 412 413 417 432 Page PS: 2% Silicone lubricated PS: UV stabilised PTFE SB TPX UHMWPE XLPE Page 151 154 155 211 215 220 222 223 224 225 226 227 230 233 234 235 307 311 325 327 328 329 330 331 333 336 435 437 443 466 478 481 487 Page PEI PEI: 10% Gfr PEI: 20% Gfr PEI: 30% Gfr PF: Foam PFA: 20% Gfr PI PP: Copolymer PP: Copolymer; UV stabilised PP: Elastomer modified PP: Elastomer modified; UV stabilised PP: 30% Glass fibre coupled PP: 20% Gfr PP: Structural foam PPO: 10% Gfr PPO: 10% Gfr; fire retardant PPS: 40% Gfr PS: Medium impact PS: Structural foam PSul PSul: 30% Gfr PSul: 15% PTFE lubricated PTFE: 15% Graphite filled SEBS TPE: TPE 55A SEBS TPE: TPE 95A SMAc 341 342 343 344 366 377 378 405 406 407 408 410 411 414 419 420 426 434 436 438 441 442 447 471 472 475 General and Electrical Properties Good ABS: Fire retardant ABS: 30% Gfr ABS: High heat ABS: High heat; UV stabilised ABS: High impact ABS: High impact; UV stabilised ABS: Low gloss ABS: Medium impact ABS: Plating ABS: Structural foam ABS/PC Alloy ABS/PSul Alloy Acetal: Copolymer; 30% glass fibre coupled Acetal/Elastomer alloy: Super tough Acetal: Homopolymer Acetal: Homopolymer; gfr Acetal: Homopolymer; PTFE lubricated Acetal: Homopolymer; UV stabilised DAP: Long gfr; fire retardant DAP: Short gfr; fire retardant ECTFE ECTFE: Glass fibre filled ETFE: 10% Glass fibre filled ETFE: 30% Glass fibre filled Ionomer PAI: Gfr PAI: Graphite filled PAr PBT PBT: Fire retardant PBT: 30% Glass bead filled PBT: 10% Gfr PBT: 20% Gfr; fire retardant PBT: 30% Gfr PBT: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PBT: 45% Mineral and glass filled PBT: 15% PTFE lubricated PBT: 2% Silicone lubricated PBT: Structural foam PBT: UV stabilised PC: Structural foam PC/PBT Alloy PEEK: 10% Gfr PEEK: 20% Gfr PEEK: 30% Gfr PES Dissipation Factor (50Hz) Page 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 148 149 153 156 157 158 159 160 185 189 190 191 212 213 228 308 309 310 312 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 332 334 338 339 340 345 Page PES: 20% Gfr PES: 30% Gfr PET: Crystalline PET: Fire retardant PET: 15% Gfr; high impact PET: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PET: 30% Gfr; high impact PET: 35% Gfr; super tough PET: 36% Gfr PET: 45% Gfr PET: 55% Gfr PET: 35% Mica and gfr PET: 45% Mineral and gfr; fire retardant PI: 40% Gfr PI: 25% Graphite lubricated PI: Molybdenum disulphide lubricated PI: PTFE lubricated PP: 20% Calcium carbonate filled PP: 40% Calcium carbonate filled PP: Fire retardant PP: 20% Talc filled PP: 40% Talc filled PPO: Fire retardant PPO: 30% Gfr; fire retardant PPO: Structural foam PS: 30% Gfr PSul: 10% Gfr PTFE: 15% Glass fibre filled PTFE: 25% Glass fibre filled PU: Hard cast elastomer PU: Hard microcellular elastomer PU: Reinforced microcellular elastomer PU: Semi-rigid foam PU: Soft microcellular elastomer PU: Structural foam PU TPE: TPE 70A PU TPE: TPE 80A PU TPE: TPE 95A SAN: High heat SBS TPE: TPE 35A SBS TPE: TPE 80A SBS TPE: TPE 35D SEBS TPE: TPE 45A Silicones Silicones: Glass fibre and mineral filled SMAt 347 348 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 361 379 380 381 382 403 404 409 415 416 418 422 423 433 440 445 446 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 463 467 468 469 470 473 474 477 15 The Plastics Compendium - Volume 2, Comparative Materials Selection Data Ease of Flow This indicates the ability of a material to flow into a cavity or through an extrusion die.

An excellent rating indicates a high dielectric strength. A very poor rating indicates a low dielectric strength. Not applicable indicates that the material is conductive. The following tables list only those materials which have been assigned a rating of excellent, very good or good for dielectric strength. To further evaluate the processability and performance of any of the listed materials under the desired conditions, refer to the complete comparative data sheets provided on the pages indicated below.

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