PC+Acrylic Resin

PC+Acrylic Properties & Uses

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Material PC+Acrylic
Chemical Name Polycarbonate + Acrylic Alloy
Structure Crystalline
Opacity Opaque
Strength Tough
Specific Gravity 1.15
Shrinkage 0.3% to 0.9%
Melting Point 440° F – 485° F
 Deflection Temperature 198° F
Service Temperature 140° F – 230° F

Applications

PC+Acrylic is commonly used in the following applications:

  • Electronics Housings
  • Retail Products
  • Food Packaging
  • Thin Walled Parts
Advantages Some of the advantages of PC+Acrylic include:

  • High Impact Strength
  • UV Resistant
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Excellent Flow
  • Molds at Lower Temperatures than Either Material by Itself
  • Additives Available
Disadvantages

Some limitations of PC+Acrylic include:

  • Hygroscopic
  • Low Transparency
  • Comparatively High Cost

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