Tetrafluoroethylene-Hexafluoropropylene-Vinylidenefluoride Copolymer (THV)

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Description

Flexible and processable at low temperatures, THV offers exceptional optical clarity and light transmission. It can be bonded to many elastomers and plastics, and is used to make multi-layer hoses, tubes, sheets and films for a variety of markets.

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

1.95 - 2.05 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elongation

400.0 - 600.0 %

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Tensile strength

20.0 - 30.0 MPa

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at 400-600% strain

Thermal

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Melting point

120.0 - 185.0 °C

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Thermal conductivity

0.2 - 0.24 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 V0

Electrical

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Dielectric constant

2.4 [-]

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5.7 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

10000000000000 Ω·m

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Optical

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Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Multi-layer hoses, tubes, housings for LED lighting, medical components

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion