Menu (ESC)

Melamine Moulding Compound vs. NEMA Laminate

Both melamine moulding compound and NEMA laminate are thermoset plastics. There are 4 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (12, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is melamine moulding compound and the bottom bar is NEMA laminate.

Metric UnitsUS Customary Units

Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 1.3 to 1.9
1.3 to 1.9
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential), kV/mm 4.4 to 11
12 to 21
Flexural Strength, MPa 45 to 160
87 to 340
Water Absorption After 24 Hours, % 0.13 to 0.53
0.17 to 3.5