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Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Material Properties
Compressive (Crushing) Strength: 10 MPa (1.5 x 103 psi)
Density: 0.75 g/cm3 (47 lb/ft3)
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential): 0.6 kV/mm (0.02 V/mil)
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus: 4 GPa (0.6 x 106 psi)
Elongation at Break: 0.5 %
Poisson's Ratio: 0.25
Shear Modulus: 2.5 GPa (0.36 106 psi)
Specific Heat Capacity: 1700 J/kg-K
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS): 18 MPa (2.6 x 103 psi)
Thermal Conductivity: 0.3 W/m-K
Thermal Expansion: 12 µm/m-K
See Also
Wood Handbook: Wood as an Engineering Material, Forest Products Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, 1999