PC+PET Resin

PC+PET Resin Characteristics & Uses

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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
ApplicationsPC+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

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