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Engineering 185°F - 300°F | Polycarbonate

TECANAT GF20 glass filled PC

TECANAT is a natural unfilled polycarbonate that has transparency, excellent impact strength and tensile properties, TECANAT GF20 is a 20% glass-reinforced polycarbonate with higher temperature and tensile properties than the unfilled TECANAT.

Polycarbonate is an amorphous thermoplastic. Good electrical properties combined with superior impact strength and moderate chemical resistance make this product widely accepted for numerous applications, This product is offered in many popular rod and plate sizes.

  • Superior impact strength
  • Outstanding mechanical strength and stiffness
  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Good electrical properties
  • Transparency
  • Good Machinability

Typical applications include business equipment where gears, rollers, internal mechanical parts, connectors and relays are required. The automotive industry uses polycarbonate materials for pumps, valves, light bezels and instrument panels. It also is applicable to many other industries.

  Properties Condition Units Value
Physical Chemical Designation PC
Filler Glass Fibres
Density g/cm3 1.33
Mechanical Tensile Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 700,000
Tensile Strength @ Yld @ 73 °F PSI 11,000
Tensile Strength @ Brk @ 73 °F PSI
Shear Strength @ 73 °F PSI
Elongation @ Yld @ 73 °F %
Elongation @ Brk @ 73 °F % 4
Flexural Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 600,000
Flexural Strength @ 73 °F PSI 16,700
Compressive Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 319000
Compressive Strength @ 73 °F, 10% strain PSI 15,000
Izod (charpy) Impact Strength @ 73 °F ft-lbs/in 2.06
Rockwell Hardness @ 73 °F M (R) Scale 87
Coefficient of Friction Static
Coefficient of Friction Dynamic, 40 PSI, 50 FPM 0.22
Wear (K) Factor in3-min/ft-lbs-hr 120*10-10
Limiting PV psi-fpm
Thermal Vicat Softening Point °F 329
Melting Temperature °F
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 °F 298
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 °F 295
Service Temperature Intermittent °F 275
Service Temperature Long Term °F 266
Thermal Expansion (CLTE) in/in/°F 1.5*10-6
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-°F
Electrical Surface Resistivity ohms/square
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm 1.0*1017
Dielectric Strength V/mil 490
Dielectric Contant @ 60 HZ, 73 °F, 50% RH 3.17
Dissipation Factor @ 60 Hz, 73 °F 0.0009
Other Moisture Absorption @ 24 hrs, 73 °F % 0.07
Moisture absorption @ Saturation, 73 °F % 0.29
Flammability UL 94 V-0
Food Grade N
Relative Cost $$ $$