PVDF material properties

Item Unit Test method ASTM PVDF
Physical properties Specific gravity - D792 1.79
Water absorption rate (in water at 23°C×24 hrs.) D570 0.03
Glass fiber content rate - -
Mechanical properties Tensile strength MPa D638 57
Tensile elongation D638 70-80
Bending strength MPa D790 75
Bending modulus of elasticity GPa D790 1.99
Izod impact strength(With notch) J/m D256 160-375
Rockwell hardness R, M scales D785 R93-116
Thermal properties Deflection temperature under load(1.82MPa) D648 80
Continuous use temperature (mech. with imp.) UL746B 150
Flammability   UL94 V-0
Electrical properties Volume resistivity Ω・m D257 1015
Dielectric breakdown strength MV/m D149 11
Arc resistance secs. D495 60
Permittivity(106Hz) - D150 6.4
Dissipation factor(106Hz) - D150 0.017

Note: The numeric values above are typical values. They are not standard values.

PVDF chemical resistance table
Chemical name PVDF
Hydrochloric acid 10%
Sulfuric acid 10%
Sulfuric acid 50%
Nitric acid 10%
Nitric acid 50%
Hydrofluoric acid 10%
Hydrofluoric acid 50%
Phosphoric acid
Formic acid
Acetic acid
Citric acid
Chromic acid
Boric acid
Glycol -
Chemical name PVDF
Sodium hydroxide 10%
Potassium hydroxide 10%
Calcium hydroxide
Inorganic chemical
Hydrogen sulfide(gas)
Sulfur dioxide
Ammonium nitrate -
Sodium nitrate
Calcium carbonate
Calcium chloride
Magnesium chloride
Magnesium sulfate
Zinc sulfate
Hydrogen peroxide

△:Usable depending on conditions