PC-ISO

PC-ISO (polycarbonate-ISO), an industrial thermoplastic, which in its raw state, is biocompatible and can be gamma or EtO sterilized.

PC-ISO is commonly used in food and drug packaging and medical device manufacturing because of the material’s strength and medical compatibility.

Color options: White, Translucent Natural

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Mechanical Properties Test Method English Metric
Tensile Strength (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 8,300 psi 37 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 289,800 psi 2,000 MPa
Tensile Elongation (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 4% 4%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 13,100 psi 90 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 310,400 psi 2,100 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 1.6 ft-lb/in 86 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 1 ft-lb/in 53 J/m
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi ASTM D648 271°F 133°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi ASTM D648 260°F 127°C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) DMA (SSYS) 322°F 161°C
Vicat Softening ISO 306 282°F 139°C
Melt Point – – – – – – – – – Not Applicable Not Applicable
Electrical Properties Test Method Value Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 1.5x10e14 – 8..0x10e13 ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150-98 3.0 – 2.8
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150-98 .0009 – .0005
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149-09, Method A 370 – 70 V/mil
Other Test Method Value
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.2
Flame Classification UL94 HB