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Celanese Thermx® FG15 NC010 15% Glass Reinforced, Food Grade PCT Resin  (discontinued **)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyester, TP; Polycyclohexylenedimethylene Terephthalate (PCT); Polycyclohexylenedimethylene Terephthalate (PCT), 20% Glass Reinforced

Material Notes: Attributes and features include:
  • High-temperature assembly: Withstands SMT reflow soldering
  • High-temperature service: Retains useful strength, toughness with age
  • Chemical resistance: auto fluids, circuit board cleaning agents and more
  • Excellent colorability
  • Hydrolysis resistance: Performs well in USCAR Class 4 tests
  • Dimensional stability: Negligible moisture effect
  • Arc tracking resistance: A valuable asset for 42-volt auto electrical applications

Applications include a wide range of injection molded components for electrical, electronics, automotive, appliance, and other industrial and consumer products. Typical parts include circuit board connectors, automotive connectors (headers), lamp sockets and relays.

Specific Notes for this grade: A 15% glass reinforced high performance polyester resin suitable for repeated-use food-contact US FDA applications

Information provided by DuPont.

Celenese acquired the Thermx product line from DuPont in 2010.

Key Words: Polycyclohexylenedimethylene Terephthalate
Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity, ASTM D792
  • Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow, ASTM D955
  • Hardness, Rockwell R, ASTM D785
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D790
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Izod Impact, Unnotched, ASTM D4812
  • Izod Impact, Unnotched, ASTM D4812
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ASTM D648
  • Flammability, UL94
  • Melt Temperature, 300°C Optimum
  • Mold Temperature
  • Drying Temperature
  • Dry Time, Dehumidified Dryer
  • Moisture Content, Processing Moisture Content
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Manufacturer Notes:
Ticona, Celanese Corporation

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