LCP Resin

LCP Resin Properties & Uses

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Material LCP
Chemical Name  Liquid Crystal Polymer
 Structure Crystalline
Opacity Translucent to Opaque
Strength Very Strong
Specific Gravity 1.84
Shrinkage 0.30%
Melting Point 626° F
 Deflection Temperature >572° F
Service Temperature 464° F

Applications

Plastic injection molding with LCP resin is going to be ideal for high-stressed parts.

Advantages
  • Flame Retardant
  • Excellent Mechanical Strength
  • Excellent Dimensional Stability
  • High Dielectric Strength
  • Low Coefficient Thermal Expansion
  • Outstanding Mechanical Properties at High Temperatures
  • Excellent Chemical Resistance
  • Good Weatherability
Disadvantages
  • Forms Weak Weld Lines
  • Highly Anisotropic Properties
  • Drying Required Prior to Processing
  • High Cost

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