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Comparison Chart of Typical Insulation Materials

Thermal

G=Good, VG=Very Good, EX=Excellent, MOD=Moderate

PropertyPVCHalar ECTFEPVC Mylarkynarpfafepkaptonptfetefzel etfe
Maximum Continuous Rating - Degrees C105135105135260200200260150
Low Temp - Degrees C-50-100-60-70-200-200-200-200-100
Non-FlammabilityVGEXVGEXEXEXEXEXEX
Solder ResistanceGVGVGVGVGEXEXEXEX
SmokeModSlightModLight----slight

Electrical

EX=Excellent

PropertyPVCHalar ECTFEPVC Mylarkynarpfafepkaptonptfetefzel etfe
Density (gm/cc)1.361.681.481.762.152.181.68 (67%)2.21.7
Tensile psi4K7K15K6K4K2.7K17K2.5K6.5K
Elongation %2502005025030025075225100-400
Abrasion ResistanceFairEXGoodEXGoodGoodEXGoodEX
Cut Through ResistanceGoodEXEXEXFairFairEXFairEX
BondabilityGoodGoodGoodGoodPoor*Poor*EXPoor*Good

Environmental 

EX=Excellent, VG=Very Good, SS=Slight Swell

PropertyPVCHalar ECTFEPVC Mylarkynarpfafepkaptonptfetefzel etfe
Nuclear RadiationFair100 mega-radsFairEXFairFair200 mega-radsFair100 mega-rads
UV RadiationFairEXFairEXEXEXEXEXEX
Chemical
- Water Absorption0.70%0.01%0.60%0.04%0.03%0.01%0.80%0.01%0.10%
- AcidsGoodEXGoodVGEXEXFairEXEX
- AlkaliGoodEXPoorVGEXEXFairEXEX
- AlcoholFairEXFairVGEXEXVGEXEX
- Cleaning Solvents (tri-chlor, carbon tet)SSEXGoodVGEXEXVGEXEX
- Aliphatic Hydrocarbons, Gasoline, KeroseneSSEXFairVGEXEXVGEXEX
- Aromatichvdro-Carbons (Benenetoluene)SSEXFairVGEXEXVGEXEX
Long Term StabilityFairEXGoodVGEXEXEXEXEX

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