Polyethylene terephthalate Reinforced with 30% Glass Fibre (PET+GF30)

Alternative and trade names
Rynite®, VYPET™
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Description

Reinforced Polyethylene terephthalate with 30% glass fiber. The commen feature of this polymer family is:


  • Excellent balance of strength and srifness
  • Dimensional stability
  • Creep resistance
  • Heat resistance
  • High surface gloss
  • Good inherent electrical properties at elevated temperatures
  • This material data has been provided by M-Base.

    All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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    Properties

    General

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    Density

    1.5 - 1.6 g/cm³

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    Mechanical

    PropertyValueComment

    Elastic modulus

    9.0 - 11.0 GPa

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    Elongation

    2.0 - 3.0 %

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    Impact strength, Charpy notched

    7.0 - 14.0 kJ/m²

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    Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

    30 kJ/m²

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    70 kJ/m²

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    Tensile strength

    120.0 - 170.0 MPa

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    at 2-3% strain

    Thermal

    PropertyValueComment

    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    2e-05 - 9e-05 1/K

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    Max service temperature

    220 °C

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    Short

    150 °C

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    Long

    Melting point

    250.0 - 260.0 °C

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    Thermal conductivity

    0.29 W/(m·K)

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    Flammability

    UL 94 HB

    Electrical

    PropertyValue

    Dielectric constant

    3.7 [-]

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    4.8 [-]

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    Electrical resistivity

    10000000000000 Ω·m

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    Optical

    PropertyValue

    Transparency

    no

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    water pumps, structural housings, sprockets, lamp sockets

    Fillers

    30% Glass Fiber

    Other

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    Processing methods

    Injection molding