Makrolon

MAKROLON® FI

MAKROLON® FI polycarbonate sheets are flame-inhibiting formulations for electrical and electronic device applications.

MAKROLON® FI polycarbonate sheets are flame-inhibiting formulations for electrical and electronic device applications. MAKROLON FI polycarbonate sheets offers V-0 ratings under the UL 94 test criteria in thicknesses from 0.060". MAKROLON FI polycarbonate sheet also is UV stabilized in gauges greater than 1/8".

Applications:

Typical applications include transparent interior aircraft components, switchgear covers, electrical devices, thermoformed equipment housings, and other current-carrying components.

Typical Physical Properties

Property Test Method Units MAKROLON
PHYSICAL
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 - 1.2
Light Transmission, Clear 1/8" ASTM D1003 % 86
Water Absorption, Equilibrium, 24 hrs ASTM D570 % 0.15
MECHANICAL
Tensile Strength, Yield ASTM D638 psi 9000
Tensile Strength, Ultimate ASTM D638 psi 9,500
Tensile Modulus ASTM D638 psi 345000
Flexural Strength ASTM D790 psi 13,500
Flexural Modulus ASTM D790 psi 345000
Compressive Strength ASTM D695 psi 12,500
Elongation ASTM D638 % 95
Izod Impact Strength, Notched @ 1/8" ASTM D256 Ft-lbs/in 2-3
Izod Impact Strength, Unnotched @ 1/8" ASTM D256 Ft-lbs/in 60 (No failure)
Instrumented Impact, 1/8˝ ASTM D3763 Ft-lbs >45
THERMAL
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ASTM D696 In/in/F 3.75 x 10-5
Heat Deflection Temperature, @ 264 psi ASTM D648 F 270
Heat Deflection Temperature, @ 66 psi ASTM D648 F 280
ELECTRICAL
Dieletric Constant, @ 10 Hz ASTM D150 - 2.96
Dieletric Constant, @ 60 Hz ASTM D150 - 3.17
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 Ohm-cm 8.2 x 1016
Dissipation Factor, @ 60 Hz ASTM D150 - 0.0009
Dissipation Factor, @ 1 Hz ASTM D150 - 0.01
Arc Resistance ASTM D495 Seconds
    Stainless Steel Strip Electrode 10-11
    Tungsten Electrode 120
Dielectric Strength, in air, 125 mils ASTM D149 V/mil 380

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