Extruders of Plastic Film and Sheet

RowTec®
Polycarbonate

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Average Properties of
RowTec®
Polycarbonate Film


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  Physical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Specific Gravity
D-792
---
1.20
Area Factor
D-570
ft2/lb/mil
160
Water Absorption
D-570
%
0.32 equilibrium
Rockwell Hardness
D-785
(R Scale)
118
Pencil Hardness
D-3363
Scratch Hardness
B
  Optical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Light Transmission
D-1003
%
88-91
Haze
D-1003
%
0.5(CG only)
Yellowness Index
D-1925
---
<1.0
Refractive Index
D-542
ND
1.586
Taber Abrasion Resistance ∆ Haze
D-1044
%
45
  Mechanical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Tensile Strength Yield
D-882
psi
8,700
Tensile Strength Break
D-882
psi
10,500
Elongation
D-882
%
150
Tensile Modulus
D-882
psi
350,000
Tear Strength Initial
D-1004
lb/mil
1.4-1.8
Tear Strength Propogation
D-1922
g/mil
30-55
Impact Strength
Gardener
in-lb
120-30 mil film
Burst Strength
D-774
Mullen, psi
40-45 @ 1 mil
Fold Endurance
M.I.T.
Double Folds
200 @ 10 mil
  Thermal
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Tensile Heat Distortion
D-1637
ºF
302º @ 50 psi
Deflection Temperature
D-648
ºF
288º @ 264 psi
Specific Heat
C-351
Btu/lb/ºF
0.30
Thermal Conductivity
C-177
Btu/hr/ft2/ºF/in
1.35
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
D-696
in/in/ºF
38x10-6
Strain Relief
D-1204
%
<0.2 275ºF
Brittleness Temperature
D-746
ºF
-211
Vicat Softening Temperature
D-1525
ºF
305
  Electrical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Dielectric Strength 72ºF in oil
D-149 short time
V/mil
1,700 10mil film
Dielectric Constant 60 Hz / 106 Hz
D-150
---
3.00/3.00
Dissipation Factor 60 Hz/1 MHz
D-150
---
.001/.002
Volume Resistivity
D-257
ohm-cm
1017
Surface Resistivity
D-257
obm-sq
1015
  Flammability
Test Method
Units
Typical Values
UL Flammability
UL94
---
VTM-2 .005 and .010

 


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