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Material

Melt Density (gr/cc)

70°F Density (gr/cc)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Material

Melt Density (gr/cc)

70°F Density (gr/cc)

ABS (20-40% Glass filled)         

 

1.23 -1.36

Polycarbonate (10-40% Glass filled)

 

1.24 -1.52

ABS (Heat Resistant)         

 

1.05 - 1 .08

Polycarbonate (ABS Polycabonate Alloy) 

 

1.10 - 120

ABS (High Impact)                

 

1.01 - 1.04

Polycarbonate (Less than 10% Glass filled) 

 

1.25

ABS (Injection Grade)

0.97

1.05

Polycarbonate 30% Flass Fill

 

1.42

ABS (Medium Impact)               

 

1 .04 - 1.07

Polyester (Thermoplastic 18% Glass filled)     

 

1.48 - 1 .50

Acetal

1.17

1.42

Polyester PBT

1.11

1.34

Acetal (20% Glass filled)         

 

1.56

Polyester PBT/PET 30% Glass Filled

 

1.58

Acetal Copolymer                  

 

1.41

Polyester PET (bottle)

1.2

1.4

Acetal Copolymer (25% Glass filled)

 

1.61

Polyetherimide

 

1.27

Acetal Homopolymer                

 

1.42

HDPE 30% Glass Filled

 

1.18

Acrylic General Purpose

1.04

1.16 - 1.2

Polyethylene High Density

0.72

.94-.97

Acrylic Impact                   

 

1.11 - 1.18

Polyethylene High Molecular Weight

 

0.94

Acrylics Multipolymer            

 

1.09 - 1.14

Polyethylene Low Density

0.76

.91 - .925

Cellulose Acetate                 

1.13

1.22-1.34

Polyethylene Med Density

0.74

.92-.94

Cellulose Acetate Butyrate       

 

1.15 - 1.22

Polyphen Sulfide 40% Glass Filled

 

1.65

Cellulose Butyrate

1.07

1.2

Polyphenylene Sulfide

 

1.35-1.8

Cellulose Propionate

1.1

1.17 -1.24

Polypropylene

0.7

0.9 - 0.92

Co-Polyester PCTG

1.08

1.24

Polypropylene (Glass filled)      

 

1.05 - 1.24

Co-Polyester PETG

1.12

1.27

Polypropylene (Inert Filled)     

 

1.00 - 1.30

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

 

0.95

Polypropylene 30% Glass Filled

 

1.13

Ionover

0.73

0.95

Polypropylene Copolymer           

 

.89 - .905

NORYL (PPO)

0.9

1.06 -1.10

Polypropylene Impact              

 

 .90 - .91

NORYL (PPO)(20-30% Glass filled)   

 

1.21-1.36

Polystyrene (20-30% Glass filled)

 

1.25 - 1.33

Nylon 11

0.97

1.04

Polystyrene (Medium & High Impact)

 

1.04 - 1.10

Nylon 12

0.97

1.01 - 1.02

Polystyrene G.P.

0.97

1.04 - 1.09

Nylon 12 (Glass filled)          

 

1.23

Polystyrene impact mod

0.96

1.04

Nylon 30% Glass Filled

 

1.36

Polysulfone

1.16

1.24

Nylon 4.6

 

1.32

Polyurethane

1.13

1.2

Nylon 6

0.97

1.12 - 1.14

PVC - Flexible

1.2

1.29

Nylon 6 (20-40% Glass filled)     

 

1.37 - 1.46

PVC - Pipe

1.32

1.44

Nylon 6/10

0.97

1.08 - 1.09

PVC - Rigid

1.3

1.39

Nylon 6/12

0.97

1.06 - 1.07

PVC (Rigid)                       

 

1.35 - 1.45

Nylon 6/12 (Glass filled)         

 

1.32-1.46

PVC Flexible          

 

1.16 - 1.30

Nylon 6/6

0.97

1.13 -1.15

PVC Flexible             

 

1.05

 

 

 

PVC Flexible (Filled)             

 

1.30 - 1.70

Polybutylene

 

0.92

SAN

1

1.075 - 1.10

Polycarb/Ester Alloy

 

1.2

T/P Elastomer (Urethane)

0.82

0.83

Polycarbonate

1.02

1.2

T/P Rubber (Santoprene)

0.93

0.97