Kynar® (Polyvinylidene Fluoride)
Kynar® is a high-performance thermoplastic that is easily fabricated. It has excellent mechanical strength and offers good chemical, abrasion, UV and radiation resistance making it suitable for use in demanding environments such as chemical processing, semiconductor and nuclear waste applications. Even under continuous use in demanding applications, it retains its properties.
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|Density||1.77e3 - 1.78e3||kg/m^3||0.0639 - 0.0643||lb/ft^3|
|Yield Strength||2.3e7 - 5e7||Pa||3.34 - 7.25||ksi|
|Tensile Strength||2.41e7 - 5e7||Pa||3.5 - 7.25||ksi|
|Elongation||0.12 - 6||% strain||12 - 600||% strain|
|Hardness (Vickers)||6.77e7 - 1.47e8||Pa||6.9 - 15||HV|
|Impact Strength (unnotched)||1.33e5 - 2e5||J/m^2||63.3 - 95.2||ft.lbf/in^2|
|Fracture Toughness||2.39e6 - 2.86e6||Pa/m^0.5||2.17 - 2.61||ksi/in^0.5|
|Young's Modulus||2e9 - 2.5e9||Pa||0.29 - 0.363||10^6 psi|
|Max Service Temperature||157 - 175||°C||315 - 347||°F|
|Melting Temperature||141 - 178||°C||286 - 352||°F|
|Insulator or Conductor||Insulator||Insulator|
|Specific Heat Capability||1.17e3 - 1.21e3||J/kg °C||0.279 - 0.29||BTU/lb. °F|
|Thermal Expansion Coefficent||1.26e-4 - 2.56e-4||strain/°C||70 - 142||µstrain/°F|
|CO2 Footprint||6.69 - 7.4||kg/kg||6.69 - 7.4||lb/lb|
∗ The information on this page is intended as general guidance only and is only accurate at the time of posting (see date below). Specific material properties vary by manufacturer. Please contact a Dielectric application engineer for help in choosing the optimal material for your application and budget.
Posting Date: August 16, 2012