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TPX DX845 (polymethylpentene) Data

Units

ASTM Test

Result

Mechanical

 

 

 

Tensile Strength @yield

psi

D882

4,110

Elongation @break

%

D882

10

Tensile Modulus

psi

D882

280,000

Flexural Modulus

psi

D790

210,000

Tear Strength -

prop.

g/mil

D1004

125

Thermal

 

 

 

Continuous Use Temp.-UL

°F

-

212

Heat Deflection Temperature

@66 psi

°F

D648

212

Melt Temp.-DSC

°F

-

455

Glass Transition Temp.

°F

D3418

-

Flammability

 

 

 

UL Rating-UL94

-

-

HB

L.0.1.

%

D2863

<25

NBS Smoke

Dmax

E662

-

Electrical

 

 

 

Surface Resistivity

Ohms

D257

>10'6

Dielectric Strength @.003"

V/mil

D149

3,710

Dielectric Constant

1 KHz

D150

2.12

Dissipation Factor

1 MHz

D150

000025

Other

 

 

 

Specific Gravity

-

D792

0.835

Water Absorption

%/24 hr.

D570

0.01

Refractive Index

-

-

1.463

Haze

%

D1003

2

Area Factor

in2/Ib/mil

-

32,725