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Polyethylene terephthalate ( Polyester, PET, PETP ) - Film   -   Material Information


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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Fabric Fibre Film Granule Laminate Mesh Metallised Film Monofilament Powder
Fabric Fibre Film Granule Laminate Mesh Metallised Film Monofilament Powder
Rod Sheet
Rod Sheet
Common Brand Names:
Arnite, Dacron, Hostaphan, Impet, Melinar, Melinex, Mylar, Rynite, Terylene, Trevira
 
General Description:  

General Description: The most common thermoplastic polyester, this polymer is often called just "polyester". This often causes confusion - not only is the chemically similar PBT also a (thermoplastic) polyester, the most common resin system used in GRP is also a polyester system - and also often called just "polyester". (In this latter case, however, the polyesters are chemically unsaturated and are "free-radical polymerised" into a thermoset).

PET is a hard, stiff, strong, dimensionally stable material that absorbs very little water. It has good gas barrier properties and good chemical resistance except to alkalis (which hydrolyse it). Its crystallinity varies from amorphous to fairly high crystalline; it can be highly transparent and colourless but thicker sections are usually opaque and off-white.

It is widely known in the form of biaxially oriented and thermally stabilised films usually referred to by their main brand names Mylar, Melinex or Hostaphan. Strictly speaking, these names should be used only for this type of film whose properties are different from, and in several respects superior to, those of "ordinary" PET film.

These "Mylar®-type" films are used for capacitators, graphics, film base and recording tapes etc. PET is also used for fibres for a very wide range of textile and industrial uses (Dacron®, Trevira®, Terylene®). Other applications include bottles and electrical components.

   
 

   

Technical Data for   Polyethylene-terephthalate


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ES301005Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.0005mm, Coil width:315mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301007Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.0007mm, Coil width:315mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301009Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.0009mm, Coil width:315mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301025Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.0025mm, Coil width:315mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
 
ES301030Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.003mm, Coil width:300mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301035Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.0035mm, Coil width:490mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301061Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.006mm, Coil width:315mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301130Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.013mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301230Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.023mm, Coil width:300mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
 
ES301238Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.038mm, Colour:Clear, Grade:Peelable - Heat sealable
ES301250Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.05mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301300Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.075mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301301Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.075mm, Colour:Grey, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301302Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.075mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
 
ES301400Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.1mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301401Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.1mm, Colour:Black, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301402Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.1mm, Colour:Grey, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301425Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.125mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
ES301440Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.175mm, Colour:Clear, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
 
ES301445Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.25mm, Condition:Transparent, Condition:Amorphous
ES301450Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.25mm, Condition:Biaxially Oriented, Colour:Clear
ES301451Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.25mm, Colour:Opaque white, Condition:Biaxially Oriented, Condition:Printable both sides
ES301460Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.35mm, Condition:Biaxially Oriented, Colour:Opaque grey
ES301485Polyethylene terephthalate Film,    
Thickness:0.50mm, Colour:Grey, Condition:Biaxially Oriented
 
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Properties for Polyethylene terephthalate Film

Property Value
Dielectric Strength @25µm thick kV mm-1 300
Dissipation Factor @1MHz 0.016
Elongation at Break % 60-165
Initial Tear Strength g µm-1 18-54
Permeability to Carbon Dioxide @25C x10-13 cm3. cm cm-2 s-1 Pa-1 0.2
Permeability to Hydrogen @25C x10-13 cm3. cm cm-2 s-1 Pa-1 0.4
Permeability to Nitrogen @25C x10-13 cm3. cm cm-2 s-1 Pa-1 0.004
Permeability to Oxygen @25C x10-13 cm3. cm cm-2 s-1 Pa-1 0.03
Permeability to Water @25C x10-13 cm3. cm cm-2 s-1 Pa-1 100
Permeability to Water @38C x10-13 cm3. cm cm-2 s-1 Pa-1 150
Specific Heat kJ kg-1 K-1 1.3
Thermal Conductivity @23C W m-1 K-1 0.13-0.15

We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Fabric Fibre Film Granule Laminate Mesh Metallised Film Monofilament Powder
Fabric Fibre Film Granule Laminate Mesh Metallised Film Monofilament Powder
Rod Sheet
Rod Sheet

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