TECAPET black

PET polyester

TECAPET black PET is the black pigmented version of our standard PET polyester. Among other excellent product features, Ensinger's TECAPET PET is also designed for improved machining properties. In addition, as a result of the black coloration, PET black also offers improved UV protection for external use applications.

Facts

Chemical designation
PET (Polyethylene terephthalate)
Color
black
Alternative colors available
white
Density
1,38 g/cm3

Main Features

  • very good chemical resistance
  • resistent to cleaning agents
  • excellent wear properties
  • excellent strength and stiffness
  • low moisture absorption
  • improved surface hardness
  • resistance against high energy radiation

Target industries

Technical details

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    Mechanical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Coefficient of friction 0.25 % Dynamic, 40 psi, 50 fpm ASTM D 3702
    Coefficient of friction 0.19 % Static ASTM D 3702
    Wear rate 210*10-10 in3minftlbshr Against Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpm ASTM D 3702
    Rockwell hardness 93 - @ 73 °F, M scale ASTM D 785
    Impact strength (Izod) 0.53 ftlbsin @ 73 °F ASTM D 256
    Flexural strength 15,500 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Modulus of elasticity
    (flexural test)
    470,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 790
    Elongation at break (tensile test) 12 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    470,000 psi ASTM D 638
    Tensile strength at yield 10,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Elongation at yield 4 % @ 73 °F ASTM D 638
    Rockwell hardness 125 - @ 73 °F, R scale ASTM D 785
    Compression strength 3,600 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 695
    Compression strength 14,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 695
    Compression modulus 345,000 psi @ 73 °F ASTM D 695
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    Thermal properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Heat distortion temperature 175 F @264 psi ASTM D 648
    Thermal expansion (CLTE) 3.9 *10^-5 in/in / degre ASTM D 696
    Heat distortion temperature 240 F @ 66 psi ASTM D 648
    Thermal conductivity 2.01 BTU-in/hr-ft^2 - deg -
    Melting temperature 490 F -
    Specific heat 0.28 butlbf -
    Service temperature 230 F Long Term -
    Service temperature 320 F Intermittent -
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    Electrical properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Dissipation factor 0.02 % @ 60 Hz, 73 °F ASTM D 150
    Dielectric constant 3.4 % @ 60 Hz, 73 °F, 50% RH ASTM D 150
    Dielectric strength 400 V/mil ASTM D 149
    Volume resistivity 1015 O*cm ASTM D 257
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    Other properties Value Unit Condition Test Method
    Moisture absorption 0.04 % @ 24 hrs, 73 °F ASTM D 570
    Moisture absorption 0.50 % @ saturation, 73 °F ASTM D 570

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