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Thermoset Unsaturated Polyester (UP)

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Unsaturated Polyester (UP)
Property Value in metric unit Value in US unit
Density 1.12 *10³ kg/m³ 70.0 lb/ft³
Modulus of elasticity 3.4 GPa 493 ksi
Tensile strength 60 MPa 8700 psi
Elongation 2 % 2 %
Flexural yield strength 113 MPa 16400 psi
Thermal expansion (20 ºC) 31*10-6 ºCˉ¹ 17*10-6 in/(in* ºF)
Thermal conductivity 0.17 W/(m*K) 1.18 BTU*in/(hr*ft²*ºF)
Maximum work temperature 170 ºC 325 ºF
  • Excellent rigidity;
  • High strength;
  • High creep strength;
  • Excellent dielectrical properties;
  • Good chemical resistance;

Applications: fiberglass boats, building panels, fans, fences, helmets, compressor housing, auto body components, bathroom accessories.

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