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CR Rubber vs. HDPE

CR rubber belongs to the thermoset elastomers (rubber) classification, while HDPE belongs to the thermoplastics. There are 7 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is CR rubber and the bottom bar is HDPE.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 1.5
1.0 to 1.3
Elongation at Break, % 380
2.5 to 100
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 130
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 1120
1330 to 2400
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 1.9
6.9 to 17
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 7.1
19 to 32
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 11
24 to 80