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Thermoset Urea Formaldehyde (UF)

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Urea Formaldehyde (UF), cellulose filled
Property Value in metric unit Value in US unit
Density 1.55 *10³ kg/m³ 96.8 lb/ft³
Modulus of elasticity 9 GPa 1300 ksi
Tensile strength 65 MPa 9500 psi
Elongation 0.8 % 0.8 %
Flexural yield strength 100 MPa 14000 psi
Compressive strength 240 MPa 35000 psi
Thermal expansion (20 ºC) 29*10-6 ºCˉ¹ 16*10-6 in/(in* ºF)
Maximum work temperature 80 ºC 170 ºF
  • High hardness (higher than phenolics);
  • Brittle;
  • High toughness;
  • Scratch resistant;
  • Opaque.

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

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