Polycarbonate (PC) is an engineering plastic with excellent dimensional stability and good strength and stiffness. It's a go-to material for parts that need clarity and impact strength.
Machined Polycarbonate Properties
|Tensile Strength at Yield||Flexural Modulus||Tensile Elongation at Break|
|Test Method||DIN EN IS0 527||DIN EN ISO 527||DIN EN ISO 527|
|Translucent / Sustanat||65 MPa||2,300 MPa||80%|
|Translucent / Tecanat||69 MPa||2,300 MPa||90%|
Key Benefits of Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate is an amorphous thermoplastic. It has good electrical and chemical properties and superior impact strength, making it a versatile plastic.
- High impact strength
- Strength and stiffness
- Excellent dimensional stability
- Good machinability
Uses of Polycarbonate Machining
- Gears and rollers
- Internal mechanical parts
- Light bezels