Perfluoroalkoxyethylene - PFA 20% Glass Fibre Reinforced

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Significant increase in HDT and moderate increase in tensile strength compared with unmodified grades of PFA.

Disadvantages

Decreased elongation at break and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified grades of PFA.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

2.24

Surface Hardness

SD68

Tensile Strength (MPa)

33

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

0.7

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.7

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

13.6

Elongation at Break (%)

4

Strain at Yield (%)

N/Y

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

170

Water Absorption (%)

0.04

Oxygen Index (%)

95

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

18

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

40

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.001

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

2.9

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

160

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

150

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

NA

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

360 - 420

Mould Shrinkage (%)

0.8

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

50 - 250

Applications

Chemical plants.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

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