Mylar® A (92 guage) Datasheet

Polyethylene Terephthalate

Supplied by DuPont Teijin Films U.S.

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Product Description
Mylar Type A films have balanced tensile properties and excellent resistance to moisture and most chemicals. They can withstand temperature extremes from -94 to 302°F. Mylar does not become brittle with age under normal conditions, because it contains no plasticizers.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Chemical Resistant
  • General Purpose
  • Good Adhesion
  • Good Processability
  • Good Thermal Stability
  • Good Toughness
  • Moisture Resistant
  • Non-Smooth Surface Finish
Uses 
  • Carbon Ribbons
  • Film
  • Labels
  • Liners
  • Protective Coverings
  • Tape
Automotive Specifications 
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
Forms 
  • Film
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Molding Shrinkage
    ASTM D955
Flow : 9.05E-4 in
in/in
 
Across Flow : 9.05E-4 in
in/in
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Poisson's Ratio
 
ASTM E132
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Film Thickness - Tested
mil
 
Secant Modulus
    ASTM D882
1% Secant, MD
psi
 
1% Secant, TD
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Break
psi
 
TD : Break
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break
%
 
TD : Break
%
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melting Temperature
°F
 
CLTE - Flow
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Specific Heat
Btu/lb/°F
ASTM C351
Thermal Conductivity
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
ohms
ASTM D257
Volume Resistivity
ohms·cm
ASTM D257
Dielectric Strength
V/mil
ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant (1 kHz)
 
ASTM D150
Dissipation Factor (1 kHz)
 
ASTM D150
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
 
UL 94
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Haze
%
ASTM D1003
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Adhesion, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant, Moisture Resistant, Water Resistant, Low Moisture Absorption, Low Water Absorption, Good Thermal Stability, Good Toughness, Tough, Non-Smooth Surface Finish, Good Processability, Easy Processing.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Protective Coverings, Protective Covering, Carbon Ribbons, Carbon Ribbon.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 5 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): CHRYSLER (5).
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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