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Polyester (PET)

Polyethylene Terephthalate – known as PET  or polyester — is a thermoplastic polyester that can be amorphous, crystalline, or a mixture of both, depending on how it is processed. All forms provide good chemical resistance and durability.

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<p>Good for both wet and dry environments</p>

Good for both wet and dry environments

<p>High strength and rigidity – ideal for close tolerance parts</p>

High strength and rigidity – ideal for close tolerance parts

<p>Excellent stain resistance</p>

Excellent stain resistance

<p>Good wear resistance and excellent dimensional stability</p>

Good wear resistance and excellent dimensional stability

<p>Better resistance to acids than nylon or acetal</p>

Better resistance to acids than nylon or acetal

Product Options

Colors

Clear, Hazy, White, Natural

Grades
  • General Purpose
  • Print Grade
  • Heat Stabilized
  • Hardcoat 1 side
  • Antistat
  • Slip Treated
Sizes
Shape
Sizes

Dimensions: 24″ x 36″, 24″ x 48″
Thickness: 0.001″ – 0.015″

Physical Properties

UNITSASTM
TEST
PET
Tensile strength @ break @ 73°FpsiISO 527-23,480 – 11,200
Flexural modulus @ 73°FpsiD790270,000 – 1.42E 6
Izod impact (notched)ft-lbs/in of notchD2560.26 – 1.9
Deflection Temperature Under Load @ 264 psi°FD648136 – 446
Water absorption @ 73°F – 24 hours%D5700.098 – 0.10
Coefficient of frictionD18940.30 – 0.50
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)(in/in°F)D6961.70E-05

*Technical Data is provided courtesy of UL Prospector (www.ulprospector.com) and IAPD (www.IAPD.org).

Data is to be considered representative and is provided for guidance only. All product performance must be verified by the user under actual application conditions.

Suppliers / Brands

Quadrant
Ensinger
Polymer Industries
Rochling