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Published on August 22nd, 2016 | by Raja Sekhar Upputuri

PC (PolyCarbonate)

PolyCarbonate(PC) is a thermoplastic material which has many applications in the industry due to its strength and optically transparent nature. Please click on the below icons to go to the respective sections

Physical Properties

  1. Impact strength
  2. Temperature resistance
  3. Durable
Parameter Value
Tensile Strength57 MPa
Izod Impact (Notched)73 J/m
Tensile Elongation at yield2.2 %
Flexural Strength
89 MPa
Hardness
115 Rockwell R
Elongation at Break4.8%
Flexural Modulus2234 MPa

Other Properties

Deflection Temperature
138 ⁰C

Vicat Softening Point139 ⁰C
Glass Transition Temperature147 ⁰C
Specific Gravity1.2

3D Printing Details

TechnologyFDM
Possible Post Processing
Sanded, glued, painted, applied primer
Molding Shrinkage0.5-0.7 %
Accuracy
±0.05mm

Applications

  1. Snap-fits
  2. End-use components
  3. Jigs and fixtures
  4. Concept modelling
  5. Form, fit, and function testing

Design Guidelines

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