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zelux-m-gfZelux® glass reinforced sheet is particularly used in applications where metals particularly die cast aluminum and zinc, areZelux M-GF commonly used. The coefficient of thermal expansion of glass-filled Zelux® is reduced by nearly 75%, thus equaling that of some metals. While many parts are ultimately injection molded, stock shapes are used extensively for prototyping and small quantity production runs. Glass-reinforces Zelux® has less impact strength than un-reinforced grades. However, it is tougher and more impact resistant than most other plastics and die-cast aluminum. Zelux® is easy to fabricate, paint, and glue. Zelux® M-GF is glass filled polycarbonate available in 10%, 20%, 30%, and 40%.

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Sheet 0.375″ – 4.00″ 48”x96” CTS Black
Rod Custom Custom Custom
Film Custom Custom Custom


Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Density g/cm^2 D792 1.2
Water Absorption, 24 hrs % D570 0.15
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Tensile Strength N/mm^2 D638 9500
Tensile Elongation @Break % D638 110
Flexural Strength N/mm^2 D790 13,500
Flexural Modulus N/mm^2 340000
Compressive Strength N/mm^2 D695 12500
Compressive Modulus psi D695 -
Hardness, Rockwell R D785 118
IZOD Impact Strength Notched ft-lb/in D256 116
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion mm/m °C D256 3.8×10^-5
Heat Deflection Temp at 66 psi °F D648 280
Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi °F 275
Electrical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm D257 >1.0×10^17


  • Viewing windows
  • Impact shields
  • Fluid handling components
  • Manifolds
  • Scientific & analytical instrument components
  • Electrical components
  • Housings and covers


  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Easy to machine
  • Easy to fabricate, paint and glue
  • Good strength and stiffness over a wide temperature range
  • Good electrical insulating properties


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