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Polifil® GFPC

Polifil GFPC

Glass-Reinforced Polycarbonate

Polifil® GFPC series compounds offer a combination of improved dimensional stability and decreased flammability. The excellent balance of physical properties make the Polifil® glass-filled polycarbonate line an excellent choice for electrical, appliance and hardware applications. Standard processing techniques are applicable.

Use this information as a guide to aid you in selecting the proper resin for your application. TPG will custom compound and fine-tune our formulations for your application.

The property values listed in the PDF document(s) have been obtained using laboratory controlled test methods. They are offered without guarantee since conditions under which the product is used are beyond our control. Mold shrinkage is intended as a guide only, as specific shrinkage is affected by part design, mold design and molding conditions. Therefore, The Plastics Group disclaims any liability for loss or damage incurred in connection with the use of this product.

Physical
ASTM/
Method
Polifil®
GFPC-10
Polifil®
GFPC-20
Polifil®
GFPC-30
Polifil®
GFPC-40
Reinforcement content (%) TPG WI 10 20 30 40
Specific gravity D 792 1.26 1.35 1.43 1.52
Melt flow 300/1.2 (g/10 min) D 1238 7* 7* 5* 5*
Water absorption, 24 hours (%) D 570 0.2 0.2 0.15 0.15
Mold shrinkage - 1/8" specimen (in/in) D 955 0.003 0.003 0.002 0.002
Mechanical @ 73°F          
Tensile strength (psi) D 638 11,500 15,800 18,000 20,000
Elongation @ yield (%) D 638 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.0
Elongation @ break (%) D 638 10.0 5.0 4.0 3.0
Tensile modulus (kpsi) D 638 415 851 1,250 1,600
Flexural modulus, tangent (kpsi) D 790 570 780 1,150 1,350
Flexural strength (psi) D 790 14,700 19,000 22,700 26,800
Izod impact, notched (ft-lbs/in) D 256 2.5 2.5 2.1 1.8
Gardner impact, 1/2" tup (in-lbs) D 5420 6 4 4 4
Rockwell hardness (R-scale) D 785 118 120 120 120
Thermal          
Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F) D 648 290 300 300 300
Deflection temperature, 264psi (°F) D 648 275 295 295 295
* melt flow may be specified