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Aclon® (PolyChloroTriFluoroEthylene) is a fluorocarbon based polymer and is frequently abbreviated as PCTFE. PCTFE combines physical and mechanical properties, non-flammability, chemical resistance, near-zero moisture absorption and excellent electrical properties not found in any other thermoplastic fluoropolymer. This material also has high compressive strength, exceptional resistance to cold flow, and performs well in a temperature range of -400° F to 400°F.
Aclon® maintains an outstanding electrical insulating capability through thermal cycling and in high humidity environments. This material’s high compressive strength and dimensional stability make it a good choice for structural material, while its low outgassing rate (0.01% TML, 0.00% CVCM, 0.00% WVR when tested per ASTM E-595-90), and permeability make PCTFE a great choice for laboratory, aerospace, flight applications, and instrumentation.
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|Sheet||.125” – 1.25”||Std sizes, CTS||White|
|Rod||.125” – 3” dia||Std sizes, CTS||White|
|Tube||I.D. 1/16” – 7/8” O.D. 1/8” – 1″||Std sizes, CTS||White|
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|Water Absorption, 24 hrs||%||D570||<.01|
|Tensile Elongation @Break||>50||D638||150|
|Izod Impact Strength, notched||kJ.m^2||D256||5|
|Coeffcient of Linear Thermal Expansion||x10^-5/K||7|
|Heat Deflection Temp at 66 psi||°F||D648||258|
|Max Operating Temp.||°F||270|
|Dielectric Strength. 1/8″ th.||kV/mm||D149||500|
|Volume Resistivity, 50% RH||ohm-cm||D257||10^18|