PC+PET Resin

PC+PET Resin Properties & Uses

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Material PC+PET
Chemical Name Polycarbonate + Polyethylene Terephthalate
Opacity Opaque
Strength Ultra Tough
Specific Gravity 1.20 – 1.22
Shrinkage 0.40% to 0.80%
Melting Point 460° F – 510° F
 Deflection Temperature 250° F
Service Temperature 230° F

Applications

PC+PET is commonly used in the following applications:

  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Lawn and Garden
  • Sports Equipment
  • Medical
Advantages Some 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.

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