Resin Families

Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP)

Learn about LCP - a dimensionally stable, high temperature performance polymer - and discover whether or not it’s suited for your application.

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Polymer Characteristics

  • High strength and stiffness
  • High HDT (270°C / 518°F)
  • Long term CUT 220°C / 428°F
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Very high melt flow
  • Inherently self-extinguishing (UL 94 V0)
  • Halogen free
  • Dimensionally stable (to tolerance class T6)
  • Very low coefficient of thermal expansion

Grades

  • Glass fiber reinforced
  • Carbon fiber reinforced
  • Fiber/filler modified
  • Medical technology
  • Electro-plating
  • Conductive

Processing Methods

  • Injection molding
  • Extrusion
  • Co-extrusion
  • Thermoforming

Typical Applications

  • Connectors, bobbins, sockets, switches, chip carriers
  • Components for surface mount devices
  • Pumps, impellers, meters
  • Sterilizable trays, dental tools, surgical instruments
  • Components in printers, copiers