Polyester Typical Properties Generic PET - Glass Fiber

Product Description
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic PET - Glass Fiber

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
     
--
1.45 to 1.71
 
ASTM D792
73°F
1.39 to 1.71
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Molding Shrinkage
     
Flow : 73°F
1.7E-3 to 4.1E-3
in/in
ASTM D955
Across Flow : 73°F
5.5E-3 to 9.0E-3
in/in
ASTM D955
73°F
0.18 to 1.0
%
ISO 294-4
Water Absorption
     
24 hr, 73°F
0.046 to 0.16
%
ASTM D570
24 hr, 73°F
0.040 to 0.20
%
ISO 62
Saturation, 73°F
0.30 to 0.63
%
ISO 62
Equilibrium, 73°F
0.099 to 0.10
%
ASTM D570
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
0.18 to 0.20
%
ISO 62
Moisture Content
800 to 1010
ppm
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
73°F
880000 to 2.48E+6
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
934000 to 2.34E+6
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
13900 to 22400
psi
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
16400 to 28000
psi
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
11500 to 27100
psi
ISO 527-2
73°F
126 to 26000
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
14800 to 21600
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield, 73°F
2.0 to 4.0
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
1.9 to 3.0
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
1.4 to 2.5
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus
     
73°F
746000 to 2.02E+6
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
565000 to 2.51E+6
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Strength
     
73°F
238 to 36300
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
18900 to 38600
psi
ISO 178
Yield, 73°F
18100 to 40000
psi
ASTM D790
Break, 73°F
24700 to 30600
psi
ASTM D790
Poisson's Ratio (73°F)
0.33 to 0.34
 
ASTM E132
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength (73°F)
2.8 to 5.3
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength (73°F)
14 to 29
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
Notched Izod Impact
     
73°F
0.91 to 2.1
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
2.8 to 4.8
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Notched Izod Impact (Area) (73°F)
2.29 to 3.90
ft·lb/in²
ASTM D256
Unnotched Izod Impact
     
73°F
4.8 to 16
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
14 to 22
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness
     
73°F
120 to 121
 
ASTM D785
73°F
120 to 123
 
ISO 2039-2
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
     
66 psi, Unannealed
444 to 484
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed
437 to 487
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
428 to 453
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed
354 to 466
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Continuous Use Temperature
284 to 302
°F
ASTM D794
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
455 to 465
°F
ASTM D1525
--
418 to 484
°F
ISO 306
Melting Temperature
     
--
482 to 493
°F
ISO 11357-3
--
473 to 491
°F
ASTM D3418
--
473 to 493
°F
ISO 3146
CLTE
     
Flow
1.3E-5 to 2.3E-5
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Flow
8.1E-6 to 2.0E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Transverse
1.9E-5 to 6.9E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Thermal Conductivity (73°F)
1.9 to 2.6
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
RTI Elec
282 to 311
°F
UL 746
RTI Imp
167 to 311
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
167 to 311
°F
UL 746
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
     
--
8.5E+13 to 1.1E+15
ohms
IEC 60093
--
1.0E+13 to 1.1E+14
ohms
IEC 62631-3-2
Volume Resistivity
     
73°F
1.5E+10 to 2.5E+16
ohms·cm
ASTM D257
73°F
1.0E+13 to 1.0E+16
ohms·cm
IEC 60093
73°F
9.8E+12 to 1.0E+13
ohms·m
IEC 62631-3-1
Dielectric Strength
     
73°F
480 to 870
V/mil
ASTM D149
73°F
450 to 1000
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Dielectric Constant
     
73°F
3.68 to 4.02
 
ASTM D150
73°F
3.66
 
IEC 60250
73°F
4.00
 
IEC 62631-2-1
Dissipation Factor
     
73°F
0.010 to 0.020
 
ASTM D150
73°F
2.0E-3 to 0.020
 
IEC 60250
73°F
1.1E-3 to 0.032
 
IEC 62631-2-1
Arc Resistance
118 to 128
sec
ASTM D495
Comparative Tracking Index
195 to 251
V
IEC 60112
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Burning Rate
3.8 to 3.9
in/min
ISO 3795
Glow Wire Flammability Index
1750 to 1760
°F
IEC 60695-2-12
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature
1370 to 1760
°F
IEC 60695-2-13
Oxygen Index
     
--
24 to 32
%
ASTM D2863
--
19 to 36
%
ISO 4589-2
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
248 to 267
°F
 
Drying Time
3.0 to 5.1
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
0.019 to 0.020
%
 
Suggested Max Regrind
20
%
 
Hopper Temperature
95 to 140
°F
 
Rear Temperature
481 to 536
°F
 
Middle Temperature
482 to 541
°F
 
Front Temperature
500 to 550
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
500 to 550
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
486 to 554
°F
 
Mold Temperature
173 to 288
°F
 
Injection Pressure
1160 to 12500
psi
 
Back Pressure
48.1 to 83.8
psi
 
Screw Speed
45 to 200
rpm
 
Injection Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic PET - Glass Fiber

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.