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PS (Cross-linked) Rod

Introducing our Polystyrene Cross-linked Rods that contains 103 variations of cross-linked polystyrene, a rigid thermoplastic polymer. This provides improved temperature and solvent resistance compared to standard polystyrene. These rods offer high stiffness and dimensional stability making them ideal for applications like scientific instrumentation components, spacers and modeling. Thanks to our range including different diameters and lengths, Polystyrene Cross-Linked Polystyrene rods offer researchers and engineers an extensive selection of this versatile engineering thermoplastic.
Diameter: 6.35mm
Length: 20mm
Technical Name: Polystyrene - Cross-linked
Formula: PS - X - Linked
Density: 1.05g/cm³
CAS Number: 9003-53-6
UOM Code: 710-962-34
SKU: 1000186478
Product Code: ST30-RD-000130


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Material Properties for Polymers

Chemical Resistance
Element Value
Acids - concentrated Fair-Poor
Acids - dilute Good(-Fair?)
Alcohols Good(-Fair?)
Alkalis Good-Fair
Aromatic hydrocarbons Poor
Greases and Oils Fair-Poor
Halogenated Hydrocarbons Poor
Halogens Poor
Ketones Poor
Electrical Properties
Element Value
Dielectric constant @1MHz 2.5
Dissipation factor @ 1MHz 0.0002
Dielectric strength( kV mm⁻¹ ) 27-47
Surface resistivity( Ohm/sq ) >10¹⁵
Volume resistivity( Ohmcm ) >10¹⁵
Physical Properties
Element Value
Flammability HB
Radiation resistance Good
Refractive index 1.59
Water absorption - over 24 hours( % ) 0.02-0.03
Density( gcm⁻³ ) 1.05
Mechanical Properties
Element Value
Hardness - Rockwell R110-120
Elongation at break( % ) 03-May
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 1.65
Abrasive resistance - ASTM D1044( mg/1000 cycles ) 60-100
Tensile strength( MPa ) 55-70
Thermal Properties
Element Value
Upper working temperature( C ) 93
Thermal conductivity( W m⁻¹ K⁻¹ ) 0.17@23°C
Coefficient of thermal expansion( x10⁻⁶ K⁻¹ ) 70-90
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