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G-11 (GLASS CLOTH / EPOXY RESIN)

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Material Information

Phenolics are thermoset resins formed by the polymerization of phenol and formaldehyde, which can then be impregnated with cotton canvas or linen, paper, or glass cloth materials to form industrial laminates. Overall, industrial laminates are dense, strong and durable, moisture resistant, lightweight, and will not soften when heat is reapplied. Typically they have high mechanical and insulating properties. G-11 is made up of a mixture of epoxy resin and glass cloth. G-11 has extremely high mechanical strength and dimensional stability over temperature, low water absorption, and superior electrical properties when both wet and dry. G-11’s properties are exhibited over a wide range of temperatures and humidities. G-11 is slightly weaker than G-10, but is a better insulator, has higher mechanical strength at elevated temperatures, and can run at a higher operating temperature. Because of it’s strength, G-11 is difficult to machine and may require special equipment. G-11 is available in G-11 meets MIL-I-24768/3 TYPE GEB

Application

  • Terminal boards
  • Washers
  • Sleeves
  • Structural components
  • Parts where size to weight ratio is critical
  • Electrical test equipment
  • Electric rotor insulation
  • Wear blocks
  • Piston rings

Properties

  • Dimensional stability
  • High mechanical strength
  • Runs at higher operating temperatures
  • Strong and dense
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent insulator
  • Low water absorption
  • Stable properties over wide range of temperatures and humidities
  • Superior electrical properties in wet and dry conditions

Specifications

PhysicalAstm Test MethodG-5/G-9G-7G-10/FR-4G-11
Density (lb/in^3)D7920.0670.0650.0650.065
Specific GravityD7921.851.81.81.8
Water Absorption @ 24 hours (%)D5700.60.10.10.2
Mechanical
Tensile Strength (PSI) Lengthwise, CrosswiseD63861,600 and 51,10020,000 and –45,000 and 38,00043,000 and 37,000
Flexural Strength (PSI) Lengthwise, CrosswiseD79061,600 and 51,10030000 and –75,000 and 65,00080,000 and 70,000
Compressive Strength (PSI)D69565,00050,00065,00063,000
Flexural Modulus (KPSI) Lengthwise, CrosswiseD7902,000 and 1,7001,600 and –2,700 and 2,4003,000 and 2,700
Izod Impact (Notched), ft-lb/in Lengthwise, CrosswiseD25612.5 and 8.513.0 and –14.0 and 12.012.0 and 9.0
Rockwell HardnessD785M115M105M110M112
Thermal
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion,
10^-5/°F Lengthwise, Crosswise
D696.83 and 1.00.72 and .90.55 and .66.72 and .83
Continous Service Temp (Operating), °F285430284329
Thermal Conductivity, BTU-in/hr-ft² °FC1772222
Flammability RatingUL94VOVOVOHB
Electrical
Dielectric Strength, Short Term,
(Volts/Mil) @ .125″ Thick
D149300350800900
Arc Resistance (sec)D495180240100120
Dielectric Constant at 1 MHzD1506.34.554.5
Dissipation Factor at 1 MHzD1500.0190.0180.0190.02

Disclosure: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.

 

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