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Polyethylene terephthalate ( Polyester, PET, PETP ) - Monofilament   -   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


Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
ES305910Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.1mm
ES305920Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.2mm
ES305940Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.4mm
ES305950Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.5mm
 
ES305980Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.8mm
ES305990Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.9mm
Polyethylene terephthalate Monofilament - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
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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