This polycarbonate has outstanding impact resistance over a wide temperature range as well as fairly good heat resistance. Lexan® offers an excellent combination of toughness, dimensional stability and heat and flame resistance. Creep resistance is also excellent across a broad temperature range. This material is easily machined and can be cold formed as well. It is available in clear and color. Because of its many advantages, Lexan® is a good choice for many applications.
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|Density||1.19e3 - 1.2e3||kg/m^3||0.0431 - 0.0434||lb/ft^3|
|Yield Strength||6.4e7 - 6.6e7||Pa||9.28 - 9.57||ksi|
|Tensile Strength||6.16e7 - 6.81e7||Pa||8.94 - 9.88||ksi|
|Elongation||0.524 - 0.981||% strain||52.4 - 98.1||% strain|
|Hardness (Rockwell M)||80.8 - 89.3||Pa||80.8 - 89.3||HV|
|Impact Strength (unnotched)||1.9e5 - 2e5||J/m^2||90.4 - 95.2||ft.lbf/in^2|
|Young's Modulus||2.1e9 - 2.15e9||Pa||0.304 - 0.312||10^6 psi|
|Insulator or Conductor||Insulator||Insulator|
|Specific Heat Capability||1.23e3 - 1.28e3||J/kg °C||0.293 - 0.305||BTU/lb. °F|
|Thermal Expansion Coefficent||6e-5 - 8e-5||strain/°C||33.3 - 44.4||µstrain/°F|
|CO2 Footprint||4.27 - 4.71||kg/kg||4.27 - 4.71||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