Typical Properties of Turcite®


Test Method

Turcite® A

Turcite® X

Mechanical Properties

Density (lb/ft3) ASTM D792 0.054 0.053
Tensile Strength at Break (p.s.i.) ASTM D638 7,600 5,900
Tensile Elongation at Break (%) ASTM D638 15 19
Flexural Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D790 11,000 8,000
Flexural Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D790 350,000 335,000
Compressive Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D695 13,000 12,000
Izod Impact  (ft-lbs/in) ASTM D256 0.57 0.54
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 M81 M63

Thermal Properties

Heat Deflection Temperature (°F) ASTM D648 205 203
Max Operating Temperature (°F) 180 180
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (in/in/°F) ASTM D696 0.000052 0.000052

Water Absorption Rates

Water Absorption -24 hrs. (%) ASTM D570 0.2 0.2


NOTE: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets.