TECANAT® GF20 natural

glass fiber filled polycarbonate

​TECANAT GF20 natural is a 20% glass-reinforced polycarbonate with higher temperature and tensile properties than the unfilled TECANAT.  Typical property characteristics for a glass filled PC GF such as TECANAT GF20 include superior impact strength, outstanding mechanical strength and stiffness, excellent diemnsional stability, and good machinability.

Facts

Chemical designation
PC (Polycarbonate)
Color
blue grey
Density
1,33 g/cm3

Main Features

  • high toughness
  • good thermal stability
  • very high stiffness
  • good tensile strength

Target industries

Technical details


  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Tensile strength at yield11,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    700,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Elongation at break3%@ 73 °FASTM D 638
    Flexural strength16,700psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    600,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 790
    Compression strength2,000psi@ 73 °F, 1% strainASTM D 695
    Compression strength15,000psi@ 73 °F, 10% strainASTM D 695
    Rockwell hardness87-@ 73 °FASTM D 785
    Wear (K) factor120*10-10in3minftlbshrAgainst Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpmASTM D 3702
    Coefficient of friction0.22-Dynamic, 40 psi, 50 fpmASTM D 3702
    Impact strength (Izod)2.06ftlbsin@ 73 °F-
    Compression modulus319,000psi@ 73 °FASTM D 695
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Deflection temperature298F@ 66 psiASTM D 648
    Deflection temperature295F@264 psiASTM D 648
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1.5*10^-5 in/in / degre-40 F to 203 FASTM E 831
    Service temperature275FIntermittent-
    Service temperature266FLong Term-
    Vicat softening point329FASTM D 1525
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Volume resistivity1.0*1017O*cmASTM D 257
    Dielectric strength490V/milASTM D 149
    Dielectric constant3.17%@ 60 Hz, 73 °F, 50% RHASTM D 150
    Dielectric constant3.13%1 MHzASTM D 150
    Dissipation factor0.0009-@ 60 Hz, 73 °FASTM D 150
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitConditionTest Method
    Moisture absorption0.07%@ 24 hrs, 73 °FASTM D 570
    Moisture absorption0.29%@ saturation, 73 °FASTM D 570
    Flammability (UL94)V0--

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