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Phenolic vs. Melamine Moulding Compound

Both phenolic and melamine moulding compound are thermoset plastics. There are 2 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 phenolic and the bottom bar is melamine moulding compound.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 1.3
1.3 to 1.9
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential), kV/mm 46
4.4 to 11