POISSON'S RATIO OF POLYMERS


Room temperature Poisson's ratio values for some of the polymers are given in the following chart.

Poisson's Ratio Values for Polymers
Material Poisson's Ratio
Nylon 6.6 0.39
Polycarbonate (PC) 0.36
Polystyrene (PS) 0.33
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) 0.46
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) 0.38


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