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UP vs. NEMA Laminate

Both UP and NEMA laminate are thermoset plastics. There are 5 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (20, in this case) are not shown.

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

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 2.0
1.3 to 1.9
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 4.2
8.3 to 40
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 11
17 to 50
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 30
55 to 260
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 3.0
9.0 to 20