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polystyrene (PS)

Polystyrene (PS) is a clear, transparent material which is characterised by its high hardness. It has

the

DIN/VDE designation

3Y.The material polystyrene, which can be formed by injection moulding or thermoplastic foam moulding, is found, among other things, as a viewing window in measuring instruments and displays or coloured as a housing

. Polystyrene can only be used at temperatures up to 65 °C; the temperature coefficient is linear to slightly negative. Film capacitors with metal foil and dielectric film have the designation"KS".

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Englisch: polystyrene - PS
Updated at: 20.06.2016
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