Melamine RT509F - Tube

Alternative and trade names
NEMA GRADE: G-9, U.L. LISTED: N
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Description

RT509F has good electrical properties under humid conditions and excellent arc resistance. The “F” version is made from a fine weave fabric. RT509F also complies with MIL-I-24768/1, Type GME and ASTM D709 Type IV Grade G-9 and IEC 61212-3-1-MFGC 21.

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

1.88 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.9 %

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ASTM D570, Condition D₁-24/23

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Compressive modulus

23.0 °C

4.14 MPa

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ASTM D695, Condition A

Compressive strength

23.0 °C

215.46 MPa

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ASTM D695, Condition A

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

120 [-]

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ASTM D785

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

182.71 MPa

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ASTM D638, Condition A

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Relative temperature index, electrical

150 °C

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¹

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

150 °C

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¹

Flammability

UL Bulletin 94, Class V-0

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Breakdown voltage

23.0 °C

40 - 70 kV

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ASTM D149, Condition D-48/50 (Min.) & A (Max.)

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

13.18 - 14.96 kV/mm

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ASTM D149, Condition D-48/50 (Min.) & A (Max.)

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Typical applications include fuse tubes and switchboard insulation.

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.