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Epoxy vs. NEMA Laminate

Both epoxy and NEMA laminate are thermoset plastics. There are 7 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (23, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is epoxy and the bottom bar is NEMA laminate.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 1.3
1.3 to 1.9
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential), kV/mm 16
12 to 21
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 130
120 to 200
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 14
8.3 to 40
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 28
17 to 50
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 67
55 to 260
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 100
9.0 to 20