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Zelux Technical Properties

                 
    ASTM Zelux Zelux Zelux Zelux Zelux Zelux
Property Units Test M W 10% GF 20% GF 30% GF 40% GF
      Polycarbonate Machine Grade Polycarbonate Window Grade Polycarbonate 10% Glass Filled Polycarbonate 20% Glass Filled Polycarbonate 30% Glass Filled Polycarbonate 40% Glass Filled
MECHANICAL                
Tensile Strength-Yield psi D638 9,000 9,000 9,600 16,000 19,000 23,000
Tensile Strength-Break psi D638 10,000 10,000 8,000
Tensile Modulus psi D638 450,000 860,000 1,250,000 1,680,000
Tensile Elongation-Yield % D638 7 7 8 5 3 3
Tensile Elongation-Break % D638 135 135 15
Flexural Strength-Yield psi D790 14,200 14,200 15,000 19,000 23,000 27,000
Flexural Modulus psi D790 340,000 340,000 500,000 800,000 1,100,000 1,400,000
Compressive Strength psi D695 12,500 12,500 14,000 16,000 18,000 21,000
Compressive Modulus psi D695 345,000 345,000 520,000 760,000 1,130,000 1,500,000
Izod Impact Strength                
          Un-Notched ft•lbs/in D256 NB NB 40 19 21 24
          Notched @73°F ft•lbs/in D256 17 17 2 2 2 2.5
Hardness (R, M, L or D) D7852 M70 M70 M85 M91 M92 M93
  D2240 R118 R118 R124 R122 R121 R121
THERMAL                
Heat Deflection Temperature                
          @66 psi °F D648 280 280 295 300 305 310
          @264 psi °F D648 270 270 288 295 295 295
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in/in/°F D696 3.8x10-5 3.8x10-5 1.8x10-5 1.5x10-5 1.21x10-5 0.90x10-5
Flammability Rating-UL94 @.375" @.375" @.058" @.058" @.058" @.044"
      V-0 V-0 V-0 V-1 V-1 V-1
Thermal Conductivity (BTU•in)/(hr•ft2•°F) C177 1.32 1.32 1.39 1.46 1.53 1.53
ELECTRICAL                
Dielectric Strength V/mil D149 380 380 450 490 475 450
Dielectric Constant D150 @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz
      3.17 3.17 3.1 3.17 3.35 3.53
Dissipation Factor D150 @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz @60Hz
      0.0009 0.0009 0.0008 0.0009 0.0011 0.0013
Volume Resistivity ohm•cm D257 1.0x1017 1.0x1017 1.0x1017 1.0x1017 1.0x1017 1.0x1017
OPTICAL                
Haze % D1746 1 3.2
Transparency % D1746
OTHER                
Specific Gravity D792 1.2 1.2 1.25 1.35 1.43 1.52
Water Absorption                
          @24 hours % D570 0.15 0.15 0.12 0.16 0.14 0.12
          @Equilibrium % D570 0.35 0.35 0.31 0.29 0.26 0.23
(1) @ 10% deflection
(2) Double 15˚ Notch @ 73˚ F.
(3) ASTM E831