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Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)

Alternative and trade names
Altuglas®, Acrylite®, Cyrolite®, Plexiglas®
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Description

Its outstanding resistance proprieties to mechanical damage and discoloration by UV rays provide an unsurpassed surface hardness (Rockwell M-Scale) and allow an higher heat resistance than impact grades. Different grades including medical and impact modified are available.

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

General

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Density

1.17 - 1.19 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

3.1 - 3.3 GPa

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Elongation

2.0 - 10.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

1.2 - 2.0 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

11 kJ/m²

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22 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

30.0 - 80.0 MPa

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at 2-10% strain

Thermal

PropertyValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

6e-05 - 0.00012 1/K

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Specific heat capacity

1470 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

0.18 - 0.19 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

2.7 [-]

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3.7 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

10000000000000 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Light guides, glasses, lenses, solar technology, optical data storage

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming