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Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP)
Material Properties
Density: 1.4 to 1.62 g/cm3 (87 to 101 lb/ft3)
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus: 11 to 24 GPa (1.6 to 3.5 x 106 psi)
Elongation at Break: 1 to 3 %
Flexural Modulus: 9 to 23 GPa (1.3 to 3.3 x 106 psi)
Flexural Strength: 160 to 320 MPa (23 to 46 x 103 psi)
Heat Deflection Temperature: At 1.82 MPa (264 psi): 243 to 271 °C (469 to 520 °F)
Limiting Oxygen Index (LOI): 35 %
Melting Onset (Solidus): 280 °C (540 °F)
Specific Heat Capacity: 1020 to 1200 J/kg-K
Strength to Weight Ratio: 117 to 154 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS): 180 to 230 MPa (26 to 33 x 103 psi)
See Also
Liquid Crystalline Polymers, Xin-Jiu Wang and Qi-Feng Zhou, 2004
Modern Plastics Handbook, Charles A. Harper (editor), 1999
Plastics Materials, 7th ed., J. A. Brydson, 1999
SPI Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., 5th ed., Michael L. Berins (editor), 2000
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