poly(cyclohexanedimethylene terephthalate)

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poly(cyclohexanedimethylene terephthalate)

(PCT)

Properties

Glass transition temperature: 90oC.

Melting temperature: 274oC.

Amorphous density at 25oC: 1.20 g/cm3.

Crystalline density at 25oC: 1.27 g/cm3.

Molecular weight of repeat unit: 274.32 g/mol.

Typical physical properties

Repeat Unit


C16H18O4


PCT repeat unit

Description

Poly(cyclohexanedimethylene terephthalate) (PCT) is semicrystalline polyester commonly used in injection molding and composite applications. Its high glass transition and melting temperatures relative to other polyesters give it superior thermal performance. Most commercial formulations with PCT include a filler or reinforcement.

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DuPont
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