When to Use Polycarbonate Sheet | Lexan®| Acrylic | Plexiglass® | for Machining and Fabrication
Polycarbonate sheets (Lexan) or acrylic (Plexiglass®) can have a wide range of applications in both industrial and residential applications. This article is a guide to when to choose one over the other for a specific application at use.
What Is PEEK Plastic?
PEEK plastic, also known as polyetheretherketone, is ideal for components used in harsh environments that require excellent chemical resistance over a wide range of temperatures. PEEK is engineered resin designed to perform well applications that require and hydrolysis resistance while maintaining stiffness with PEEK temperature limits up to 170°C / 338°F.
What Is G10 Material?
FR-4 glass epoxy composite laminate G10 material, commonly referred to as Micarta*, garolite or Bakelite*, is a thermoset fiberglass composite manufactured from glass filament cloth with a di-functional or tri-functional epoxy binder. It is often used in applications that require dimensional stability, electrical insulating properties, and moisture resistance. It is used across a wide range of electrical and mechanical applications.
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