Melamine RM505 - Rod

Alternative and trade names
NEMA GRADE: G-5, U.L. LISTED: N
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Description

Rolled and Molded Rods made from a plain weave, medium weight glass fabric combined with a melamine resin system. It has very good thermal and arc resistance properties.

This material data has been provided by Norplex Micarta.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.95 g/cm³

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ASTM D349

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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ASTM D349, Condition D₁-24/23

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Compressive strength

23.0 °C

419.89 MPa

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ASTM D349, Condition A

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

375.76 MPa

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ASTM D349, Condition A

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

110 [-]

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ASTM D349

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

222.7 MPa

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ASTM D349, Condition A

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Relative temperature index, electrical

120 °C

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¹

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

140 °C

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¹

Flammability

UL 94, Class V-0

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

RM505 is used for mechanical and electrical applications, at low voltages.

Fillers

Glass Fabric

Other

1.This temperature is a recommendation only, and based upon experience in various applications. The maximum operating temperature is dependent upon the application and should be investigated prior to use


2.The mechanical properties are converted from American unit system to International unit system.

Supplier Disclaimer

This data, while believed to be accurate and based on reliable analytical methods, is for informational purposes only. The terms and conditions of the agreement under which it is sold will govern any sales of this product. Data supplied above are "typical values"; not to be considered "specification values".


To assure the material's performance is adequate for a specific application; customers should verify, independent of Norplex-Micarta, performance characteristics of interest.


It is the responsibility of the users of this information to make sure that they have the latest version of this TDB, and are urged to check with Customer Service or, preferably our web site, www.norplex-micarta.com, to determine if the information is the most current available.