Micarta G5 Machining Parts

G5 Melamine glass sample

Meets MIL-I-24768/8 Type GMG.

NEMA G5 is a Glass Cloth Melamine. G5 is a lower-cost alternative to G9; though possess a lot of the same technical properties. Tough, machining grade, flame-resistant composite. Excellent electrical properties in dry conditions. High arc and heat resistance.

Micarta® G-5 machining is in area in which Vanderveer Industrial Plastics excels.

Key Properties:

  • Good dimensional stability
  • Caustic resistant
  • High arc resistance
  • Machinability

Proven Applications:

  • Switchboard panels
  • Arc barriers
  • Structural electrical parts
  • Specialty terminal blocks
  • Circuit breaker components

Glass Base Data Sheet

Thermoset Data Sheet

NEMA Thickness Tolerances

Vanderveer Industrial Plastics utilizes ILNorplex materials, and as a result, they machine without difficulty. Several grades of G-5 & G-9 are available. For additional information on G-5 & G-9 plastic materials, contact your local Vanderveer Industrial Plastics representative or call Vanderveer Industrial Plastics at 714.579.7700.

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