Polycarbonate + Poly(butylene terephthalate) (PC+PBT)

Alternative and trade names
Xenoy™, Edgetek™, Arnite®
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Description

The key features are:


  • Long-term durability
  • High impact strength
  • Chemical resistance
  • Good surface appearance
  • Low shrinkage
  • Easy processing
  • 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

    PropertyValue

    Density

    1.17 - 1.24 g/cm³

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    Mechanical

    PropertyValueComment

    Elastic modulus

    1.8 - 2.5 GPa

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    Elongation

    80.0 - 150.0 %

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    Impact strength, Charpy notched

    40.0 - 70.0 kJ/m²

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    Tensile strength

    40.0 - 65.0 MPa

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    at 4-6% strain

    Thermal

    PropertyValueComment

    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    8e-05 - 0.00011 1/K

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    Max service temperature

    90.0 - 100.0 °C

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    Long

    Melting point

    220.0 - 225.0 °C

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    Thermal conductivity

    0.18 - 0.2 W/(m·K)

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    Flammability

    UL 94 HB

    Electrical

    PropertyValue

    Dielectric constant

    3 [-]

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    3.5 [-]

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    Electrical resistivity

    10000000000000.0 - 1000000000000000.0 Ω·m

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    Optical

    PropertyValue

    Transparency

    no

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    Body panels, doorhandles, medical device enclosures, outdoor sport equipment

    Other

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    Processing methods

    Injection molding