PETG Properties

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

TYPICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Tensile Strength psi D638 7,700
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity psi D790 310,000
Izod Impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 1.7
Heat Deflection Temperature (66psi / 264psi) °F D648 164   157
Water Absorption
(Immersion 24 hours)
% D570 0.20

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Specific Gravity - D792 1.27
Water Absorption
(Immersion 24 hours)
% D570 0.20

 

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Tensile Strength psi D638 7,700
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity psi D638 320,000
Tensile Elongation % D638 210
Flexural Strength psi D790 11,200
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity psi D790 310,000
Compressive Strength psi D695 -
Hardness scale as noted D785, D2240 R115
Izod Impact ft-lbs/in D256 1.7

 

THERMAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion in/in/°F x 10-5 D696 3.8
Heat Deflection Temperature (66psi / 264psi) °F D648 164   157
Max Continuous Service Temperature In Air °F - -

 

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Dielectric Strength V/mil D149 410

 

OPTICAL PROPERTIES
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Light Transmittance % D1003 86
Haze % D1003 1

 

OTHER
  UNITS ASTM TEST  
Coefficient of Friction - Dynamic -

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