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Typical Properties of Torlon®

Property

Test Method Torlon 4203 Torlon 4301 Torlon 5030

Mechanical Properties

Density (lb/in³) ASTM D792 0.051 0.052 0.058
Tensile Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D638 18,000 12,000 24,000
Tensile Elongation At Break (%) ASTM D638 10 3 4
Tensile Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D638 600,000 800,000 1,200,000
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 E80 E70 E90
Impact Strength Notched (ft-lbs/in) ASTM D256 2.0 0.8 1.3
Flexural Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D790 24,000 23,000 36,000
Flexural Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D790 600,000 800,000 1,000,000
Compressive Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D695 24,000 22,000 38,000
Compressive Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D695 700,000 950,000 600,000

Thermal Properties

Heat Deflection at 264psi (°F) ASTM D648 532 534 539
Max Operating Temperature (°F) - 500 500 500
Glass Transition Temperature (°F) ASTM D3418 527 527 527
Thermal Conductivity (BTU-in/ft²-hr-°F) ASTM C177 1.8 3.7 2.5
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (in/in/°F) ASTM D696 0.000017 0.000014 0.000010
Flammability UL94 V-0 V-0 V-0

Electrical Properties

Dielectric Constant At 1 MHZ ASTM D150 4.2 6.0 4.2
Dissipation Factor At 1 MHZ ASTM D150 0.026 0.037 0.050
Dielectric Strength (V/mil) short time, 1/8" thick ASTM D149 580 - 750

Water Absorption Rates

Water Absorption -24 hrs.(%) ASTM D570 0.4 0.4 0.3

NOTE: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers' complete material property datasheets.
 
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