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3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroplastic THV 500GZ

3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroplastic THV 500GZ is a fluorothermoplastic containing tetrafluoroethylene, hexafluoropropylene and vinylidene fluoride. Because of its well-balanced profile of low temperature processing, low flammability, thermal stability and melt processability, this product should preferably be used for extruded film, profiles, wire coatings, and tubes, for example in automotive fuel hoses.

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Special Features

  • Excellent flexibility
  • Excellent chemical resistance

  • Excellent permeation resistance to fuels
  • Bondable to itself and other substrates (for multi-layer constructions)
  • Processing profile allows co-processing with olefinic plastics and hydrocarbon elastomers
  • Low flammability
  • High transparency
  • Excellent UV stability
  • Low refractive index

Typical Properties

3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroplastic THV 500GZ provides a balance of low temperature processing, low flammability, thermal stability, and melt processability. This product exhibits excellent weatherability and good anti-soiling properties.

Typical Applications

3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroplastic THV 500GZ can be used for extruded films, tubes, profiles, and wire coating, and for applications that require flexibility, low temperature processing and good chemical resistance. Its present applications range from barrier layer in automotive hoses and seals in chemical containment to protective layers in photovoltaic backsheets.

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Part Number THV 500GZ
Specific Gravity 2.01 g/cm³
Tensile Strength at Break 26 MPa
Elongation at Break 520 %
Dielectric Strength 48 KV/mm
Dielectric Constant 4.82 @ 1 MHz
2.48 @ 9.4 GHz
Light Transmission 85 % @ 300 nm
93 % @ 600 nm
Physical Form Pellet
Melting Point 165 °C
Dissipation Factor 0.10 @ 1 MHz
0.08 @ 9.4 GHz
Limiting Oxygen Index (LOI) > 75 %
Glass Transition (Tg) 26 °C
Refractive Index 1.36 nD
Flexural Modulus 210 MPa
Melt Flow Index 10 g/10 min


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