G10/FR-4 Glass Epoxy

G10/FR-4 is Widely Used For:

  • Printed circuit boards
  • Insulators for electromechanical devices
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • High strength composite parts

Performance Characteristics:

  • Flame retardant
  • Strong and stiff
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Outstanding electrical properties
  • Creep resistance

Common Brands:

  • Micarta
  • G10/FR-4

G10/FR-4 Glass Epoxy

Glass/epoxy composite material with outstanding electrical properties

G10/FR-4 is a composite material that consists of glass fabric, electrical grade epoxy resin. The material is extremely strong and stiff, has a low coefficient of thermal expansion, and outstanding electrical properties. G10/FR-4 is widely used as an insulator for electrical and electronic applications. It is also used for mechanical applications when outstanding strength, stiffness, and excellent creep resistance are required.

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STANDARD SIZES
SHEET Dimensions:
36 in x 48 in – 48 in x 96 in
Thickness:
0.010 in – 2 in
ROD Outside Diameter:
0.062 in – 6 in
OPTIONS AVAILABLE
COLOR Natural

Length, width, thickness, and diameter tolerances vary by size, by manufacturer, brand, and grade. Custom sizes  available upon request.

Typical properties of G10/FR-4 GLASS EPOXY
  UNITS ASTM TEST G10/FR-4
(GLASS EPOXY)
Specific gravity   D792 1.80
Tensile strength (CW) psi D638 38,000
Flexural strength (CW) psi D790 60,000
Flexural modulus psi D790 2,400,000
Compressive strength psi D695 55,000
Hardness Rockwell M D785 115
Izod impact (notched, CW) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 12.0
Maximum continuous service
temperature in air
°F   266
Water absorption
(immersion 24 hours)
% D229 0.10

Values may vary according to brand name. Please ask your Curbell Plastics representative for more specific information about an individual brand.

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