Properties Chart

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Properties
ASTM Method
PVC
Semi-Rigid PVC
Polyethylene
Polyethylene
Foamed
PP
PP Foamed
Specific Gravity D-792-66 1.16-1.70 1.38 0.91-1.26 0.50-0.60 0.890-0.905 0.50-0.60
Tensile Strength, psi D-638-7.2 500-4500 4000 1500-2200 550 2900-4500 260
Elongation D-412 40-400 250 180-600 175 700 100
Volume Resistivity, ohm-cm D-257-6 104-106 1015 1015+ - 1.5x1015 2.8x1015 -
Dielectric Strength, volts/mil D-149-64 250-500 400 230-1420 300 450-850 300
Dielectric Constant, @ 60 Hz D-150-70 3.2-9.0 3.8 2.23-2.50 1.69 2.25 1.69
Dielectric Constant, @ 1 kHz D-150-70 3.0-8.0 3.8 2.27-2.50 1.69 2.25 1.69
Power Factor (Dissipation) @ 60 Hz.   0.007-0.15
-
0.003-0.044 0.0015 0.0054-0.0070 0.004
Power Factor (Dissipation) @ 1 kHz.  
0.009-0.16
-
0.00048-0.00049 0.00025 0.0036-0.0050 0.0035
Abrasion Resistance  
Good
Excellent
Good
Poor
Fair
Poor
Heat Resistance  
Good
Good
Good
Poor
Good
Poor
Weatherability  
Good
Good
Excellent
Poor
Excellent
Poor
Flame Retardancy  
Excellent
Good
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Water Resistance  
Good
Good
Excellent
Poor
Excellent
Poor
Acid Resistance  
Good
Good
Good
Fair
Excellent
Poor
Alkali Resistance  
Excellent
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Fair
Aliphatic Hydro Resistance  
Good
Good
Poor
Fair
Fair
Poor
Aromatic Hydro Resistance  
Poor
Poor
Poor
Fair
Fair
Poor
Properties
ASTM Method
Polyurethane
Hytrel
Nylon
Surlyn
TPR
Thermoset
Neoprene
SBR
Specific Gravity D-792-66 1.05-1.25 1.25 1.09 0.95 0.89-1.28 1.23-1.65 0.94
Tensile Strength, psi D-638-7.2 5000+ 6000 6000 4000 1300-2300 1200-2700 3000+
Elongation D-412 540-750 500 500 450 500-750 300-700 450+
Volume Resistivity,
ohm-cm
D-257-6 2x1014 11x1014 1011 1013 - 5x1016 1011-1013 3x1016
Dielectric Strength, volts/mil D-149-64 330-630 460 475 485 500-900 600 420-520
Dielectric Constant,
@ 60 Hz
D-150-70 5.4-7.6 4.0 4.7 2.36 2.22-2.46 - 2.5-3.4
Dielectric Constant,
@ 1 kHz
D-150-70 5.6-7.6 3.9 4.5 2.36 - 5.0-7.0 2.9
Power Factor (Dissipation)
@ 60 Hz.
  0.015-0.046 0.016 0.04 0.0016 - - 0.002-0.003
Power Factor (Dissipation)
@ 1 kHz.
  0.043-0.060 0.019 0.04 0.0019   3.5 0.0032
Abrasion Resistance   Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Good Excellent Good
Heat Resistance   Good Good Good Good Good Good Excellent
Weatherability   Good Excellent Good Excellent Good Good Good
Flame Retardancy   Fair Poor Poor Poor Good Good Excellent
Water Resistance   Good Good Fair Excellent Good Excellent Good
Acid Resistance   Fair Good Good Good Good Good Excellent
Alkali Resistance   Fair Good Good Good Good Good Excellent
Aliphatic Hydro Resistance   Fair Good Good Good Good Good Excellent
Aromatic Hydro Resistance   Fair Good Good Good Good Fair Excellent
Properties
ASTM Method
KYNAR
HALAR
Foam Halar
47% air
Solef 11010
PFA FEP Foam FEP
49% air
TFE
Specific Gravity D-792-66 1.75-1.78 1.68 0.90 1.77 2.12-2.17 2.12-2.17 ~1.1 2.13-2.20
Tensile Strength, psi D-638-7.2 5200-7500 6000-7000 ~2500 6000 4000-4300 2700-3100 ~1000 1000-3500
Elongation D-412 500 200-300 ~20 300-400 300 250-330 ~100 275
Volume Resistivity, ohm-cm D-257-6 2x1014 1015 <1016 6x1014 1015+ 2x1018 *** 10^18+
Dielectric Strength, volts/mil D-149-64 260 500 100 ~1000 500 500-600 100 500
Dielectric Constant,
@ 60 Hz
D-150-70 8.40 2.6 1.85 10.0 2.1 2.1 1.5 2.0-2.1
Dielectric Constant,
@ 1 kHz
D-150-70 7.5 2.53 1.80 - 2.1 2.1 1.5 2.0-2.1
Power Factor (Dissipation) @ 60 Hz.   0.049 <5x10-4 3x10-4 58x10-3 0.000027 0.0002 *** 0.0004
Power Factor (Dissipation) @ 1 kHz.   0.019 <1.5x10-2 <0.8x10-2 - 0.000020 0.0007 *** 0.0001
Abrasion Resistance   Good Excellent Good Excellent Fair Good Fair Fair
Heat Resistance   Excellent Excellent Very Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Weatherability   Good Excellent Very Good Very Good Good Good Excellent Excellent
Flame Retardancy   Excellent Excellent Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Water Resistance   Good Excellent Good Very Good Excellent Good Good Excellent
Acid Resistance   Excellent Excellent Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Alkali Resistance   Excellent Excellent Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Aliphatic Hydro Resistance   Excellent Excellent Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
Aromatic Hydro Resistance   Excellent Excellent Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good Excellent
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