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MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF PLASTICS

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Tensile strength

Tensile modulus

Compressive strength

Compressive modulus

Flextural strength

Flextural

modulus

Izod impact strength

Hardness

POLYMERS

psi

10 3 psi

psi

10 3 psi

psi

10 3 psi

   

ABS

4000 -7400

320 - 400

6500 - 7500

130 - 310

9000 - 14000

320 - 400

3 - 12

R100 - 120

ABS / PC

8400 - 9000

370 - 455

11200 - 11300

190 - 440

12000 - 13600

370 - 455

4.1- 10.5

R117 - 119

CA

   

3000 - 8000

 

2000 - 16000

     

CAB

 

50 - 200

2100 - 7500

50 - 200

1800 - 9300

50 - 200

   

PMMA

7000 - 11000

325 -470

10500 - 18000

370 - 460

10500 - 19000

325 - 460

0.3 - 0.6

M68 -105

PPO

9600

355 - 380

16400

 

9500 -14000

330 -400

5

R 118 -120

30% glass filled

16000 - 18500

1000 -1200

17500

 

20000 -23000

1100 -1150

1.7 - 2.3

R115 -116

PA6/6

8000

230 - 500

15000

 

17000

420

0.55- 1.0

R120

30-33% glass filled

28000

 

24000 - 29000

 

41000

1300

2.0 - 2.2

M100

PC

9000

345

125000

350

13500

340

16

M70

10% glass filled

9500 - 9600

500 - 600

13500 - 14000

520

15000 - 16000

440

1.2 - 2.6

M75 - R 118

30% glass filled

19000 - 20000

1250 - 1400

18000 - 20000

1300

23000

1100

1.7 - 2

M92 R119

PBT

8200

280

8600 - 14500

 

12000 - 16700

330 -400

0.8 - 1.0

M68 - 78

30% glass filled

14000 - 19000

1300

18000 - 23500

 

22000 - 29000

850 - 1200

0.9 - 1.6

M90

40 % glass ∓ mineral filled

12000 - 14500

1350

15000

 

18500 -23000

1250- 1600

0.7 - 1.7

M75 -86

PPS

9500

480

16000

 

14000

550

<0.5

R123

10% glass filled

19000 - 23000

1100

21000

 

29000 - 32000

1700 -1800

1.4 - 1.5

R123

 

 

Tensile strength

Tensile modulus

Compressive strength

Compressive modulus

Flextural strength

Flextural

modulus

Izod impact strength

Hardness

 

psi

10 3 psi

psi

10 3 psi

psi

10 3 psi

   

PETP

7000 -10500

360-450

11000 - 15000

 

14000 -18000

350 -450

0.25-0.65

M94-101

30 % glass filled

21000 -23000

1300 - 1440

23000

 

32000 - 33500

1250-11500

1.6 - 1.9

M100

40-45% glass mica filled

14000 - 17000

1950

   

21000- 25700

1400 - 1750

1.2 - 1.4

R 118

PS

5200 - 7500

339 475-

12000 - 13000

480 - 490

10000 - 14000

380 - 490

0.35- 0.45

M60 - 75

HDPE

3200 - 4500

155 - 158

2700 - 3600

 

2700 - 3600

145 - 225

0.4 -4.0

 

LDPE

1200 - 4550

25 - 41

           

PP- homo

4500 - 6000

160 - 225

5500 - 8000

150 - 300

6000 - 8000

170 - 250

0.4 - 1.0

R80 -120

PP-co

4000 - 5500

100 - 170

3500 - 8000

 

5000 - 7000

130 - 200

1.0 - 20

R50 -96

40% talk filled-homo

4300 - 5500

450 - 625

7500

 

8500 - 9200

450 -625

0.4 - 0.6

R94 -110

40% caco3 filled -homo

3400 - 5000

375 - 500

3000 -7200

 

5500 - 7000

360 - 450

0.6 - 1.0

R178 - 98

40%glass filled homo

8500 - 15000

1100 - 1500

8900- 9800

 

10500 - 22000

950 - 1000

1.4 - 2

R102 -111

RPVC

2800

50 - 80

       

0.3 - 1.0

R98 - 106

SPVC

3500

50 - 80

       

0.3 - 1.0

R98 - 106

SAN

10000 - 11900

475 - 560

14000 - 15000

530 - 580

11000 - 15000

500 - 580

0.4 - 0.6

M80 - R83

 

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