Acrylic Properties

Physical, mechanical, thermal, electrical, and optical properties of acrylic

TYPICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Tensile Strength psi D638 10,000
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity psi D790 480,000
Izod Impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 0.4
Heat Deflection Temperature (66psi / 264psi) °F D648 -    195
Water Absorption
(Immersion 24 hours)
% D570 0.20

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Specific Gravity - D792 1.19
Water Absorption
(Immersion 24 hours)
% D570 0.20

 

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Tensile Strength psi D638 10,000
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity psi D638 400,000
Tensile Elongation % D638 4.5
Flexural Strength psi D790 17,000
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity psi D790 480,000
Compressive Strength psi D695 17,000
Hardness scale as noted D785, D2240 M95
Izod Impact ft-lbs/in D256 0.4

 

THERMAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion in/in/°F x 10-5 D696 4.0
Heat Deflection Temperature (66psi / 264psi) °F D648 -    195
Max Continuous Service Temperature In Air °F - 160

 

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Dielectric Strength V/mil D149 430

 

OPTICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Light Transmittance % D1003 92
Haze % D1003 2

 

OTHER
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Coefficient of Friction - Dynamic -

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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