Epoxy Laminate - Glass Fabric

Advantages

Good adhesion. Much cheaper than Kevlar or carbon fibre epoxy laminates.

Disadvantages

Lower tensile strength and flexural modulus compared to Kevlar and carbon fibre epoxy laminates.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3).

1.7

Surface Hardness

RM115

Tensile Strength (MPa)

340

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

17

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.8

Linear Expansion (/°C x 10-5)

1.5

Elongation at Break (%)

1.7

Strain at Yield (%)

N/A

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

130

Water Absorption (%)

0.1

Oxygen Index (%)

28

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

15

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor1kHz

0.01

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

4.5

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

260+

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

220

Material Drying  hrs @ °C

NA

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Mould Shrinkage (%)

NA

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Applications

Building products. Chemical processing equipment. Laminated electrical products. Aircraft and aerospace structures. Marine applications.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit The Rubber and Plastics Research Association

 

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