Polymer Carbon Composite CARBOPRINT® P1

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Applications that require non-metallic materials will profit significantly from polymer carbon composites. This material is temperature resistant up to 200 °C - without creeping effects common among other polymers. Depending on the choice of polymer, properties such as mechanical or chemical stability can be adjusted to customer requirements.

CARBOPRINT P components are made by infiltrating CARBOPRINT C bodies with polymers.

The advantages of CARBOPRINT® P are:

  • Temperature stability - heat resistant < 200 °C
  • Low weight - porous carbon structure and low density resins
  • New material design - infiltration with appropriate resins of choice

This material data has been provided by SGL Carbon.

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.

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23.0 °C

1.6 g/cm³

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Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

6 GPa

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Flexural strength

23.0 °C

15 MPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

200.0 °C

1.2E-5 1/K

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

40 W/(m·K)

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Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

3.5E-5 Ω·m

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Technological properties

Processing methods

The CARBOPRINT family combines our comprehensive carbon material know-how with additive manufacturing technology. In addition, our broad base of post-processing capabilities, such as resin or silicon infiltration, delivers innovative material solutions for your applications. This set of competencies and capabilities is a unique starting point for rapid and economic production of prototypes and small series of carbon based components for various industries such as glass, metal and chemicals, as well as high-temperature and mechanical applications.