DENSITY OF POLYMERS


Densities of polymers at room temperature are given in the following density chart for polymers.

Room Temperature Density Values for Polymers
Material Density
g/cm3 lbm / in3
Butadiene - acrylonitrile (nitrile) 0.98 0.0354
Styrene - butadiene (SBR) 0.94 0.0339
Silicone 1.1 - 1.6 0.040 - 0.058
Epoxy 1.11 - 1.40 0.0401 - 0.0505
Nylon 6.6 1.14 0.0412
Phenolic 1.28 0.0462
Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) 1.34 0.0484
Polycarbonate (PC) 1.20 0.0433
Polyester (thermoset) 1.04 - 1.46 0.038 - 0.053
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) 1.31 0.0473
Low density Polyethylene (LDPE) 0.925 0.0334
High density Polyethylene (HDPE) 0.959 0.0346
Ultrahigh molecular weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) 0.94 0.0339
Polypropylene (PP) 0.905 0.0327
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) 2.17 0.0783
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) 1.30 - 1.58 0.047 - 0.057


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