Polyethylene terephthalate Reinforced with 15% Glass Fibers (PET+GF15)

Alternative and trade names
Rynite®, Valox™, Arnite®, VYPET™
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Description

Reinforced Polyethylene terephthalate with 15% glass fiber. Mechanical and physical properties such as excellent balance of strength and stiffness, dimensional stability, creep resistance, heat resistance, high surface gloss and good inherent electrical properties at elevated temperature. It can be processed over a broad temperature range and has excellent flow properties.

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Properties

General

PropertyValue

Density

1.38 - 1.47 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

4.5 - 7.0 GPa

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Elongation

2.0 - 6.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

5.0 - 11.0 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

30 kJ/m²

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55 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

75.0 - 115.0 MPa

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at 2-6% strain

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2e-05 - 0.00012 1/K

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Max service temperature

210 °C

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Short

120.0 - 130.0 °C

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Long

Melting point

250.0 - 260.0 °C

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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

3.5 [-]

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4.5 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

100000000000.0 - 100000000000000.0 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Electrical and electronic components, automotive housings

Fillers

15% Glass Fiber

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Processing methods

Injection molding