Polystyrene Reinforced with 30% Glass FIber (PS+GF30)

Alternative and trade names
Alcom®
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Description

Reinforced polystyrene with 30% glass fiber. Key features depending on the grade: heat ageing stabilisation,easy release (demoulding).

Properties

General

Density ρ

1.25 - 1.32 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

8.2 - 11 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

1 - 2 % at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy notched Ivnot

3 - 4 kJ/m² at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched Iunnot

11 kJ/m² at 20 °C

Max allowed stress σmax

60 - 95 MPa at 20 °C

at 1-2% strain

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion α

5E-5 1/K at 20 °C

Flammability

UL 94 HB

Max service temperature, long Tmaxlong

60 °C

Max service temperature, short Tmaxshort

80 °C

Thermal conductivity λ

0.17 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Dielectric constant εr

2.5 [-] at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity ρel

1.00E+14 Ω·m at 20 °C

Optical

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Application areas

Housings

Fillers

30% Glass Fiber

Processing methods

Injection molding

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.