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Thermoset Melamine Formaldehyde (MF)

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Thermoset
Melamine Formaldehyde (MF), cellulose filled
Property Value in metric unit Value in US unit
Density 1.55 *10³ kg/m³ 96.8 lb/ft³
Modulus of elasticity 12 GPa 1800 ksi
Tensile strength 65 MPa 9500 psi
Elongation 0.6 % 0.6 %
Flexural yield strength 140 MPa 20000 psi
Compressive strength 240 MPa 35000 psi
Thermal expansion (20 ºC) 29*10-6 ºCˉ¹ 16*10-6 in/(in* ºF)
Maximum work temperature 150 ºC 300 ºF
  • Very high hardness (higher than phenolics);
  • Brittle;
  • High toughness;
  • Scratch resistant;
  • Opaque.

Applications: table tops, dinnerware, protective coatings, adhesives, lighting fixtures, heavy duty electrical equipment, decorative laminates.

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thermoset_melamine_formaldehyde_mf.txt · Last modified: 2012/06/03 by dmitri_kopeliovich
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