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General Industrial < 185°F | Polypropylene

TECAPRO MT (medical grade)

  • Heat stabilized
  • Autoclavable
  • Biocompatible
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Hydrolysis and superheated steam resistant
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Good slide and wear properties

TECAPRO™ MT is an FDA approved homopolymer polypropylene based material with exceptionally low residual stress to facilitate the fabrication of dimensionally stable parts with varying cross sections.

  Properties Condition Units Value
Physical Chemical Designation PP
Filler
Density g/cm3 0.92
Mechanical Tensile Modulus @ 73 °F PSI
Tensile Strength @ Yld @ 73 °F PSI 5,076
Tensile Strength @ Brk @ 73 °F PSI
Shear Strength @ 73 °F PSI
Elongation @ Yld @ 73 °F %
Elongation @ Brk @ 73 °F % 12
Flexural Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 210,000
Flexural Strength @ 73 °F PSI 7,830
Compressive Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 232,000
Compressive Strength @ 73 °F, 10% strain PSI
Izod (charpy) Impact Strength @ 73 °F ft-lbs/in 0.899
Rockwell Hardness @ 73 °F M (R) Scale
Coefficient of Friction Static
Coefficient of Friction Dynamic, 40 PSI, 50 FPM
Wear (K) Factor in3-min/ft-lbs-hr
Limiting PV psi-fpm
Thermal Vicat Softening Point °F
Melting Temperature °F 325
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 °F
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 °F 187
Service Temperature Intermittent °F 284
Service Temperature Long Term °F 212
Thermal Expansion (CLTE) in/in/°F
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-°F
Electrical Surface Resistivity ohms/square
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm
Dielectric Strength V/mil
Dielectric Contant @ 60 HZ, 73 °F, 50% RH
Dissipation Factor @ 60 Hz, 73 °F
Other Moisture Absorption @ 24 hrs, 73 °F %
Moisture absorption @ Saturation, 73 °F %
Flammability UL 94
Food Grade Y
Relative Cost $