PC+PET Resin

PC+PET 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.

MaterialPC+PET
Chemical NamePolycarbonate + Polyethylene Terephthalate
OpacityOpaque
StrengthUltra Tough
Specific Gravity1.20 – 1.22
Shrinkage0.40% to 0.80%
Melting Point460° F – 510° F
 Deflection Temperature250° F
Service Temperature230° F

Applications

PC+PET is commonly used in the following applications:

  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Lawn and Garden
  • Sports Equipment
  • Medical
AdvantagesSome of the advantages of PC+PET include:

  • Toughness at Low Temperatures
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Stress Cracking Resistant
  • Non-Hygroscopic
Disadvantages

The main disadvantage of PC+PET is that it has a comparatively high cost.