PC+Acrylic Resin

PC+Acrylic Resin Characteristics & Uses

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MaterialPC+Acrylic
Chemical NamePolycarbonate + Acrylic Alloy
StructureCrystalline
OpacityOpaque
StrengthTough
Specific Gravity1.15
Shrinkage0.3% to 0.9%
Melting Point440°F-485°F
Deflection Temperature198°F
Service Temperature140°F-230°F
ApplicationsPC+Acrylic is commonly used in the following applications:

  • Electronics Housings

  • Retail Products

  • Food Packaging

  • Thin Walled Parts

AdvantagesSome 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

DisadvantagesSome limitations of PC+Acrylic include:

  • Hygroscopic

  • Low Transparency

  • Comparatively High Cost