Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride - Unplasticised PVC - UPVC Crosslinked.

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Better maximum operating temperature, HDT and elongation at break than unmodified PVC.

Disadvantages

Reduced tensile strength, modulus and oxygen index compared with unmodified PVC.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.35

Surface Hardness

SA99

Tensile Strength (MPa)

28

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

2.8

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.08

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

6

Elongation at Break (%)

150

Strain at Yield (%)

N/Y

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

95

Water Absorption (%)

0.1

Oxygen Index (%)

29

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

15

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.01

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.3

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

130

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

120

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

NA

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Mould Shrinkage (%)

0.4

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

NA

Applications

Cable or wire insulation, floor tiles, industrial footwear soling, heat shrink tubing.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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