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Maximum Operating temperature of common plastics, coatings and elastomers

asked Apr 11, 2015 in Material by cobiesmith (3,310 points)
Can someone specify Maximum allowable temperature for HDPE material?

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answered Apr 11, 2015 by keler01 (1,380 points)

Below table lists the maximum operating temperature of the common plastics. 

 
Material Maximum Operating Temperature, F (C)
Polyethylene (PE) 180 (80)
High Density PE 194 (90)
Ultrahigh Molecular weight PE (UHMWPE) 200 (93)
Polypropylene (PP) 250 (150)
   
Polyvinyl Chloride 150 (66)
Chlorinated PVC (CPVC) 212 (100)
Polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) 525 (275)

 

 

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