Physical Properties

UNIDIRECTIONAL “E” GLASS

UNIDIRECTIONAL “E” GLASS
Physical and Mechanical Properties

Property Description
(Orientation and Material Constant)
Units Test Method Min. Value Max. Value
Product Type ASTM D3647
Unidirectional
Glass Content by Weight % ASTM D2584 68 70
Density lbs./c.i. ASTM D1505 0.067 0.068
Fiber Orientation 0/90 deg. ASTM D3647
Flex Strength KSI ASTM D790 184 210
Flex Modulus MSI ASTM D790 5.6 6.3
Tensile Strength KSI ASTM D3039 130 152
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity MSI ASTM D3039 5.6 6.0
Poisson’s Ratio 0/90 deg. tension ASTM D3039 0.29
Compression Strength, 0 deg. KSI ASTM D3410 77.7 111
Compression Modulus of Elasticity, 0 deg. MSI ASTM D3410 5.46 6.0
Ultimate Compression Strain, 0 deg. % ASTM D3410 1.4 1.9
Compression Strength, 90 deg. KSI ASTM D3410 20.6 21.2
Compression Modulus of Elasticity, 90 deg. MSI ASTM D3410 1.5 1.8
Poisson’s Ratio, 0 deg. compression ASTM D3410 .29
In Plane Shear Strength KSI ASTM D5379 6.29 7.4
In Plane Shear Modulus MSI ASTM D5379 .5 .65
In Plane Shear Strength KSI ASTM D5379 3.6 4.9
In Plane Shear Modulus MSI ASTM D5379 .4 .49
Glass Transition Temperature deg. F ASTM D3418 240 250
Water Absorption % ASTM D570 .04
note: Strength values developed from ASTM D790 are dependent on thickness.
UNIDIRECTIONAL CARBON

UNIDIRECTIONAL CARBON
Physical and Mechanical Properties

Property Description
(Orientation and Material Constant)
Units Test Method Min Value Avg. Value
PRODUCT TYPE ASTM D3647 UNIDIRECTIONAL
FIBER CONTENT BY WEIGHT % ASTM D2584 68 70
DENSITY lbs./c.i. ASTM D1505 .055 .056
FIBER ORIENTATION 0°/ 90° ASTM D3647 0
FLEX STRENGTH, 0° *** KSI ASTM D790 240 303
FLEX MODULUS, 0° *** MSI ASTM D790 17.7 19.9
TENSILE STRENGTH, 0°, (TS11) KSI ASTM D3039 350 430
TENSILE MODULUS of ELASTICITY, 0°, (TE11) MSI ASTM D3039 20 22
ULTIMATE TENSILE STRAIN, 0°, (Tε11) % ASTM D3039 1.75 1.9
TENSILE STRENGTH, 90°, (TS22) KSI ASTM D3039 6 7
TENSILE MODULUS of ELASTICITY, 90°, (TE22) MSI ASTM D3039 1.23 1.4
POISSON’S RATIO, 0°/ 90°, (n12)
tension
ASTM D3039 .31
COMPRESSION STRENGTH, 0°, (СS11) KSI ASTM D6641 112 160
COMPRESSION MODULUS OF ELASTICITY, 0°, (СE11) MSI ASTM D6641 18.2 19.5
ULTIMATE COMPRESSION STRAIN, 0°, (СE11) % ASTM D6641 .62 .82
COMPRESSION STRENGTH, 90°, (СS22) KSI ASTM D6641 21.8 24
COMPRESSION MODULUS OF ELASTICITY, 90°,
(СE22)
MSI ASTM D6641 1.4 1.6
POISSON’S RATIO, 0°/ 90°, (n12)
compression
ASTM D6641
IN PLANE SHEAR SHEAR STRENGTH, (S12) KSI ASTM D5379
IN PLANE SHEAR SHEAR MODULUS, (G12) MSI ASTM D5379
INTER-LAMINAR SHEAR STRENGTH, (S23) KSI ASTM D5379
INTER-LAMINAR SHEAR MODULUS, (G23) MSI ASTM D5379
GLASS TRANSITION TEMP. (°F) ASTM D3418 235 240
WATER ABSORPTION % ASTM D570 .2