Polycarbonate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Polycarbonate Properties


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Polycarbonate is produced by the reaction of bisphenol A and phosgene.It is mainly used for electronic applications that capitalize on its collective safety features, in myriad products associated with electrical and telecommunications hardware and as dielectric in high stability capacitors.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Solid
Boiling Point 450.6 °C
Brand Name Lexan;Makrolon;Makroclear
CAS Number 25037-45-0
Density 1.239 g/cm3
InChI 1S/C15H16O2.CH2O3/c1-15(2,11-3-7-13(16)8-4-11)12-5-9-14(17)10-6-12;2-1(3)4/h3-10,16-17H,1-2H3;(H2,2,3,4)
Main Hazards It can cause respiratory irritation
Melting Point 310 ºC
Molar Mass 272.29 g/mol
Molecular Formula C16H16O4
Refractive 1.58 n20/D
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Carbonic Acid;4-[2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propan-2-yl]phenol;Bisphenol-A-Polycarbonate
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