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PETP - Polyethylene Terephthalate Polyester

HES Products made from this material
Rod, Bushes

PETP - Polyethylene Terephthalate Polyester is a very hard and stiff material with little water absorption. Hobby and Engineering Supplies supply Polyester under the Dotmar tradename ErtalyteTM

Properties of PETP

Physical Properties
Density g/cm3 1.3-1.4
Surface Hardness Rockwell M 94-101
Tensile Strength MPa 80
Tensile Modulus GPa 2-4
Max Operating Temp. oC 115-170
Water Absorption % 0.1
Oxygen Index % 21
Flammability  : Self Extinguishing
Volume Resistivity >1014
Dielectric Strength 17
Dissipation Factor @ 1kHz 0.002
Dielectric Constant @ 1kHz 3.0
Heat Deflection Temp. @ 0.45 MPa oC 115
Heat Deflection Temp. @ 1.80 MPa oC 80

Chemical Resistance
Chemical Resistance
Acids (Concentrated) Good
Acids (Dilute) Good
Alcohols Good
Alkalis Poor
Aromatic hydrocarbons Fair
Greases and Oils Good
Halogens Good
Ketones Good

Note! Property values are typical and should be used only as a guide to selection of materials and not as purchase specifications.

You can purchase online at Hobby and Engineering Supplies Poyester Online Catalogue pages.

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