KEL-F Polychlorotrifluoroethylene Data Sheet

||KEL-F Polychlorotrifluoroethylene Data Sheet
KEL-F Polychlorotrifluoroethylene Data Sheet2017-01-23T09:53:45+00:00

KEL-F is a product name for polychlorotrifluoroethene (PCTFE or PTFCE), a thermoplastic chlorofluoropolymer.

Mechanical ASTM Test Method Value Units
Strength to Weight Ratio - - ksi
Specific Gravity @73 F D792 2.08 - 2.19 -
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) D638 5,700 (ult) psi
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @73 F D638 220,000 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break @73 F D638 140 %
Flexural Strength @73 F D790 8,500 psi
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @73 F D790 190,000 psi
Shear Strength @73 F D732 - psi
Comprehensive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F D695 5,500 (10) psi
Comprehensive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F D695 170,000 psi
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F D785 (S80) -
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F D2240 D75 -
Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F D256 Type A 1.5 ft-lb/in of notch
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs Steel) Dynamic - 0.18 -
Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied) - - psi-ft/min
Thermal ASTM Test Method Value Units
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F E-831 (TMA) 3.5 E-05 in/in/F
Heat Deflection Temperature @264 psi D648 167 F
Tg-Glass transition termperature, (Amorphous) D3418 - F
Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) D3418 410 - 420 F
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) - 392 F
Thermal Conductivity - 1.80 BTU-in/hr-ft2-F
Electric ASTM Test Method Value Units
Dielectric Strength, Short Term D149 500 Volts/mil
Volume Resistivity D257 1.0 E+19 ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant @10E6 Hz D150 2.4 -
Dissipation Factor @10E6 Hz D150 0.014 -
Flammability @3.1 mm unless noted UL94 V-0 -
H2O ASTM Test Method Value Units
Water Absorption, Immersion, 24 hours D570(7) 0.00 % by weight
Water Absorption, Saturation D570(7) 0.00 % by weight