Technical Data of PVDF

Physical Properties Standards Units Value
Density ISO 11 83 g/cm3 1.78
Water absorption (24h at 23°C) ISO 62 (method 1) % <0.04
Melt Flow Index ASTM D 1238    
230°C, 10 kg g/10 min -
230°C, 5 kg g/10 min 24
230°C, 2.16 kg g/10 min 8
Mechanical Properties
Tensile ASTM D368    
    Tensile stress at yield   MPa/psi 53-57/7685-8265
    Tensile stress at break 23°C, 50mm/min MPa/psi 35-50/5075-7250
    Elongation at yield   % 5-10
    Elongation at break   % 20-50
    Modulus 23°C, 1mm/min MPa/psi 2500/362500
Flexion ASTM D256    
    Maximum load 23°C MPa/psi 78/11310
    Modulus 2mm/min MPa/psi 2200/319000
    Izod impact (notched V 10mm at 23°C -4mm thick ASTM D256 J/m 65
    Shore D Harness (2mm thick) ASTM D2240 - 77
    Abrasion resistance TABER CS 10/1 kg mg/1000 rev 5-10
    Friction Coefficient : Static ASTM D 1894 - 0.2-0.4
    Friction Coefficient : Dynamic   - 0.2-0.3
Thermal Properties
Crystallinity by DSC ASTM D3418    
Melting point   °C/°F 174/345
Heat of fusion (80°C to end of melting)   J/g 62
Crystallizing point   °C/°F 139/282
Crystallizing heat ASTM D368 J/g 58
VICAT point (4mm thick) ISO 306    
Load 1kg 23°C, 50mm/min °C/°F 170/338
Deflection temperature (4mm thick) ASTM D648    
Load 0.46 MPa after annealing °C/°F 147/294
Load 1.82 MPa 23°C, 1mm/min °C/°F 112/234
Glass transition (Tg) DMTA °C/°F -32/-26
Brittleness temp (on 2mm pressed sheet) ASTM D746 A °C/°F 0-10/32-50
Molding shrinkage   % 2-3
Thermal stability TGA beginning & at 1% °C/°F 375-400/707-752
Linear thermal expansion coefficient weight loss in air 10-6k1 120-140
Thermal conductance at 23°C ASTM D696 W/m.k 0.2
Specific heat ASTM C 177
23°C & 100°C
J/g.k 1.2-1.6
Electrical Properties
Surface resistivity ASTM D 257    
Voltage < 1V. after 2min-500Vat 23°C DIN 53483    
Volume resistivity ASTM D 257 ohm/square >1.10 11
Intensity = 10mA, after 2min at 23°C DIN 53483 ohm/cm >1.10 14
Fire Resistance
UL-94 Flammability test UL-94 Class V.O
Limiting Oxygen Index (sheet 3mm thk) ASTM D 2863 % 44
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