Injection Molding

Plastic Injection Molding

MaterialTensile StrengthFlexural ModulusImpact StrengthMax Temp.Chemical Resistance
ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)5000-7500 psi270,000-380,000 psi3.0-7.5 ft-lb/in notched izod140°-200° FPoor to Fair
ABS + PC (ABS + Polycarbonate Alloy)6400-9150 psi300,000-400,000 psi8-12 ft-lb/in notched izod140°-210° FPoor to Fair
Acetal (POM) 6000-22,000 psi120,000-170,000 psi.8-2 ft-lb/in notched izod180°-300° FExcellent
Acrylic (PMMA)2800-10,9000 psi221,000-534,000 psi.22-1.1 ft-lb/in notched izod183°-217° FExcellent
Nylon 6-PA (Polyamide)6,000-24,000 psi390,000-1,100,000 psi2-8 ft-lb/in notched izod200°-350° FGood to Excellent
Nylon 6/6-PA (Polyamide)8,000-24,000 psi430,000-1,100,000 psi2-8 ft-lb/in notched izod220°-350° FGood to Excellent
PBT Polyester (Polybutylene Terepthalate)6,000-13,000 psi300,000-1,200,000 psi1 ft-lb/in notched izod250°-420° FFair to Good
PC (Polycarbonate)9000-23,000 psi340,000-1,400,000 psi2-18 ft-lb/in notched izod150°-300° FPoor to Fair
PEI (Polyetherimid)14,000-28,000 psi480,000-1,300,000 psi2 ft-lb/in notched izod375°-420° FFair to Good
PE (Polyethylene)1900-4500 psi40,000-105,000 psi2-No break ft-lb/in notched izod130°-150° FGood to Excellent
LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene)1,200-4,000 psi35,000-48,000 psiNo break ft-lb/in notched izod130°-150° FGood to Excellent
HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)3,200-4,500 psi145,000-225,000 psi.4-4 ft-lb/in notched izod130°-150° FGood to Excellent
PET Polyester (Polyethylene Terepthalate)7,000-23,000 psi350,000-3,000,000 psi.45-8 ft-lb/in notched izod250°-420° FFair to Good
PP (Polypropylene)4,500-18,500 psi210,000 -1,500,000 psi1.4-5.5 ft-lb/in notched izod150°-300° FExcellent
PPA (Polyphthalamide)9,000-33,000 psi270,000 -2,700,000 psi.6-22 ft-lb/in notched izod300°-450° FGood to Excellent
PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide)14,000-28,000 psi550,000 -2,900,000 psi.5-6 ft-lb/in notched izod450°-500° FGood to Excellent
HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)7,500-10,000 psi160,000 -370,000 psi3-7 ft-lb/in notched izod100°-150° FPoor
PSU (Polysulfone)9,500-18,000 psi390,000-1,500,000 psi.65-7 ft-lb/in notched izod300°-350° FFair to Good
PVC (Polyvinylchloride)10,000-12,000 psi350,000-600,000 psi.8-1.4 ft-lb/in notched izod120°-170° FFair to Good
TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomer)6960-12,000 psi260,000-340,000 psi.80-10.1 ft-lb/in notched izod160°-250° FFair to Good
TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer)1,000-7,000 psi5,000-800,000 psi2.5-No Break ft-lb/in notched izod200°-300° FFair to Good