Phenolic RT325 - Tube

Alternative and trade names
U.L. LISTED: N
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Description

RT325 uses a fine weave cotton fabric (linen) substrate. The resin system has graphitic carbon added in order to provide lubrication in bearing and bushing applications. It is an excellent machininggrade, but should not be used in applications where electrical insulation is required as the resin system is conductive.

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

1.3 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

1.5 %

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ASTM D570, Condition Dᵢ-24/23

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Compressive strength

23.0 °C

162.03 MPa

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ASTM D695, Condition A

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

90 [-]

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ASTM D785

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

72.39 MPa

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ASTM D638, Condition A

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

125 °C

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Flammability

UL Bulletin 94, Class HB, Condition A

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Bearing and bushing applications.

Fillers

Cotton Fabric and Graphite Powder

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.