SHRINKAGE VALUES FOR MISCELLANEOUS RESINS

Shrinkage Values for Miscellaneous Resins
Material Shrink in/in
ABS High Impact 0.005 – 0.007
ABS Heat Resistant 0.004 – 0.005
ABS Medium Impact 0.005
Acetal 0.020 – 0.035
Acrylic General Purpose 0.002 – 0.009
Acrylic Heat Resistant 0.003 – 0.010
Acrylic High Impact 0.004 – 0.008
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate 0.010 – 0.030
Ionomer 0.003 – 0.020
Nylon 6/6 0.010 – 0.025
Nylon 6/6 0.007 – 0.015
Nylon 6/10 0.010 – 0.025
Nylon 11 0.010 – 0.025
Nylon 12 0.008 – 0.020
Nylon Glass Filled 0.005 – 0.010
Polybutylene 0.020 (molded)
Polybutylene 0.040 (aged)
Polycarbonate 0.005 – 0.007
PET (Amorphous, petg, pctg) 0.003 – 0.005
Polyster .025 – .050 THICK 0.006 – 0.012
Polyster .050 – .100 THICK 0.012 – 0.017
Polyster .100 – .180 THICK 0.016 – 0.022
Polyster PBT 0.010 – 0.020
Polyster PET 30% GF 0.001 – 0.002
Polyster PBT 30% GF 0.003 – 0.005
POLYETHERIMIDE 0.005 – 0.007
Polyethylene Low Density 0.015 – 0.035
Polyethylene High Density 0.015 – 0.030
PPO/Styrene CO (NORYL) 0.005 – 0.007
Polypropylene 0.010 – 0.030
PPO/Styrene G.P. 0.002 – 0.008
PPO/Styrene Heat Resistant 0.002 – 0.008
PPO/Styrene Impact Mod 0.003 – 0.006
Polysulfone 0.008
Polyurethane 0.010 – 0.020
PVC Rigid 0.002 – 0.004
PVC Semi-Rigid 0.005 – 0.025
PVC Flexible 0.015 – 0.030
SCAN 0.002 – 0.006