EVA Resin

EVA Resin Characteristics & 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.

MaterialEVA
Chemical NameEthylene Vinyl Acetate EVA
StructureCrystaline
OpacityTranslucent
StrengthFlexible
Specific Gravity0.92-0.93
Shrinkage2% to 3%
Melting Point167°-216°F
Deflection Temperature93°F
Service Temperature114.8°F
ApplicationsEVA resin is commonly used for applications such as:

  • Electrical

  • Automotive

  • Solar

  • Low Temperature Sealing

  • Orthotics

  • Packaging

  • Medical

  • Hot Melt Adhesives

AdvantagesEVA Resin is a an elastomeric polymer that produces rubber-like materials that are known for their soft and flexible properties. Other EVA Resin advantages include:

  • UV Resistant

  • Water Resistant

  • Stress-Crack Resistant

  • Chemical Resistant

  • Excellent Processability & Transparency

Disadvantages

  • Difficult to Bond

  • Flammable

  • Low Strength/Stiffness

  • High Thermal Expansion