PBTR Resin

PBTR Resin Properties & Uses

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Material PBTR
Chemical Name PBTR; Polybutylene Terephthalate; PET; Polyester
 Structure Crystalline/Amorphous
Opacity Clear or Opaque
Strength Rigid/Stable
Specific Gravity 1.34
Shrinkage 1.5% – 2.0%
Melting Point 437°F
 Deflection Temperature 298°F – 430°F
Service Temperature 158°F

Applications

PBTR is often used in food/beverage, automotive, engineering, industrial and electrical applications. Below are some common industry components that leverage PBTR resins:

  • Alternator Housings
  • Motor Housings
  • Pump Housings
  • Electrical Connectors
  • Switches
  • Mirror Backs & Grill Supports
  • Head Lamp Reflectors
  • Highly-Stressed Engineering Parts
Advantages
  • Resistant to Solvents
  • Heat Resistant
  • Excellent Mechanical, Electrical & Thermal Properties
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Chemical & Weathering Resistance
  • High Stiffness & Strength
  • Good Heat Aging Performance
Disadvantages

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