HDPE vs. Ryton Machining

Comparison of HDPE and Ryton Property Values

HDPE
0.1
4,000
200,000
7
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Material
Water Absorption Rating
Tensile Strength
Flexural Modulus
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
Dielectric Strength
Ryton
0.02
5,000
1,000,000
2.5
385

Material Properties

  • Can withstand temperatures of 120 ┬░C continuously
  • Good tensile strength
  • Machinability
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Almost no moisture absorption
  • Machines to tight tolerances
  • Inert to steam, strong bases, fuels and acids
  • Very low coefficient of linear thermal expansion
  • Inherently flame retardant
  • Dimensional stability
  • High mechanical strength
  • High strength-to-weight ratio

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