Phenolic - PF Phenol Formaldehyde Laminate; Glass Fabric

Advantages

Highest maximum operating temperature, tensile strength, flexural modulus, notched izod impact strength, heat distortion temperature, surface hardness and oxygen index compared with other phenolic laminates in Plascams.

Disadvantages

Most expensive, highest density and lowest elongation at break compared with other phenolic laminates in Plascams.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density  (g/cm3)

1.9

Surface Hardness

RM114

Tensile Strength (MPa)

151

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

10.3

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.29

Linear Expansion (/°C x 10-5)

1.2

Elongation at Break (%)

0.8

Strain at Yield (%)

N/A

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

150

Water Absorption (%)

0.08

Oxygen Index (%)

40

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

10

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

8

Dissipation Factor1kHz

0.02

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

7.5

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

260+

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

200

Material Drying  hrs @ °C

NA

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Mould Shrinkage (%)

NA

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Applications

General industrial use. Printed circuit boards.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

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

 

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