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Tecanat®, Tecanat® GF 20
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TECANAT® is a natural unfilled polycarbonate that has transparency, excellent impact strength and tensile properties. TECANAT® GF20 is a 20% glassreinforced polycarbonate with higher temperature and tensile properties than the unfilled TECANAT®. Polycarbonate is an amorphous thermoplastic. Good electrical properties combined with superior impact strength and moderate chemical resistance make this product widely accepted for numerous applications. This product is offered in many popular rod and plate sizes.

Superior impact strength
Outstanding mechanical strength and stiffness
Excellent dimensional stability
Good electrical properties
Transparency
Good machinability

Typical applications include business equipment where gears, rollers, internal mechanical parts, connectors and relays are required. The automotive industry uses polycarbonate materials for pumps, valves, light bezels and instrument panels. It also is applicable to many other industries.

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MATERIAL AVAILABILITY
Rods: Diameters: 3/16" to 4-3/4" thickness, 10' length 5" and greater thickness, 5' length
Primary Specification (Resin) (Typical)
TECANATT: ASTM-D-3935 PC0110B34720
TECANATT GF20: ASTM-D-3935 PC0110G20A00000
Plates: 1/4" to 4" thickness inclusive are 2' x 4'
Shapes Specification (Typical)
ASTM-D-6098 S-PC0110
ASTM-D-6098 S-PC0100G20

Profiles, tubes, and special sizes are custom-produced on request.

 


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