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Poly Ethylene Terephthalate Properties

Poly Ethylene Terephthalate

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Polyethylene terephthalate is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in synthetic fibers, beverage, food and other liquid containers, thermoforming applications and engineering resins often in combination with glass fiber.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 25038-59-9
ChEBI 53259
Density 1.4 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Poly(ethylene terephthalate)
Melting Point 250-260 °C
Molecular Formula (C10H8O4)n
RTECS Number TR2725000
Refractive 1.57–1.58 n/D
Related Compounds Terephthalic Acid;Ethyleneglycol
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyloxycarbonyl-1,4-phenylenecarbonyl);Amilar;Arnite A;Arnite A 200;Arnite A-049000;Ethylene Terephthalate Oligomer;Ethylene Terephthalate Polymer;Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Glycol;Polyethylene Terephthalate;Terephtahlic acid-ethylene Glycol Polyester;PET;PETE;PETP;PET-P
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