LCP Resin

LCP Resin Properties & Uses

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Please Note: PMC does not sell the material listed below.  We only use the material list to inform visitors that we are experienced in processing  these materials for many fine products.

MaterialLCP
Chemical Name Liquid Crystal Polymer
 StructureCrystalline
OpacityTranslucent to Opaque
StrengthVery Strong
Specific Gravity1.84
Shrinkage0.30%
Melting Point626° F
 Deflection Temperature>572° F
Service Temperature464° 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