Phenolic MC320LE - Sheet

Alternative and trade names
NEMA GRADE: LE, U.L. LISTED: N
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Description

Grade MC320LE is a fine weave bleached cotton phenolic composite that has excellent machining characteristics and low moisture absorption. MC320LE meets or exceeds the requirements of MIL-I-24768/13.

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

Bonding strength

23.0 °C

771 Kg

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ASTM D229, Condition A

Density

23.0 °C

1.38 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.87 %

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ASTM D570, Condition D₁-24/23

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Compressive strength

23.0 °C

262 MPa

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ASTM D695, Condition A, Flatwise

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

165.5 MPa

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ASTM D790, Condition A

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

102 [-]

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ASTM D785

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

23.0 °C

107 J/m

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Condition E-48/50

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM, Transversal

23.0 °C

91 J/m

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Condition E-48/50

Shear strength, transverse

23.0 °C

96.5 MPa

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ASTM D732, Condition A

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

129.6 MPa

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ASTM D638, Condition A

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Relative temperature index, electrical

115 °C

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UL Bulletin 746b¹

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

125 °C

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UL Bulletin 746b¹

Arc resistance

130 seconds, ASTM D495, Condition A

Flammability

UL Bulletin 94, Class HB, Condition A

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Breakdown voltage

23.0 °C

70 kV

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ASTM D149, Condition A

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

5.3 [-]

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ASTM D150, Condition A

Dissipation factor, 1MHz

23.0 °C

0.04 [-]

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ASTM D150, Condition A

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Applications include marine applications, terminal boards and parts requiring medium strength and excellent electrical characteristics.

Fillers

Cotton 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.

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.