Phenolic - PF Phenol Formaldehyde Foam

Advantages

Very low density, linear expansion and high oxygen index compared with other phenolics.

Disadvantages

Very low tensile strength, flexural modulus, heat distortion temperature and low maximum operating temperature compared with other phenolics.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density   (g/cm3)

0.08

Surface Hardness

SD50

Tensile Strength (MPa)

0.43

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

0.02

Notched Izod (kJ/m x 10.0)

02

Linear Expansion (/°C)

E-5 1.1

Elongation at Break (%)

0.2

Strain at Yield (%)

N/A

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

120

Water Absorption (%)

15

Oxygen Index (%)

40

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

6

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

7

Dissipation Factor1kHz

0.001

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

2.8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

20-

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

90

Material Drying  hrs @ °C

NA

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Mould Shrinkage (%)

NA

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Applications

Thermal insulation.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

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

 

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