ECTFE Properties

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

TYPICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Tensile Strength psi D638 7,500 - 8,300
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity psi D790 232,000 - 261,000
Izod Impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 no break
Heat Deflection Temperature (66psi / 264psi) °F D648 195   160
Water absorption
(immersion 24 hours)
% D570 <0.10

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Specific Gravity - D792 1.68
Water Absorption
(Immersion 24 hours)
% D570 <0.10

 

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Tensile Strength psi D638 7,500 - 8,300
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity psi D638 203,000 - 304,000
Tensile Elongation % D638 250 - 300
Flexural Strength psi D790 6,500 - 8,000
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity psi D790 232,000 - 261,000
Compressive Strength psi D695 -
Hardness scale as noted D785, D2240 Shore D 73
Izod Impact ft-lbs/in D256 no break

 

THERMAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion in/in/°F x 10-5 D696 5.0
Heat Deflection Temperature (66psi / 264psi) °F D648 195   160
Max Continuous Service Temperature In Air °F - 302

 

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Dielectric Strength V/mil D149 385

 

OPTICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Light Transmittance % D1003 -
Haze % D1003 -

 

OTHER
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Coefficient of Friction - Dynamic 0.10 - 0.20

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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