RS-4600

Resin Systems
62 Rte 101-A
Amherst, NH 03031

RIGID MICROWAVE ABSORBING MATERIAL – RS-4600

RS-4600 is a rigid epoxy based magnetic castable microwave absorbing material capable of continuous operation up to 350of. This material is ideal for fabrication of low power loads, attenuators, ring chokes and other RF absorbing elements at microwave frequencies. RS-4600 can be supplied in custom cast configurations, standard stock shapes of plates, rods and bars, or in pourable kits.

APPROXIMATE PROPERTIES

DENSITY .143 LB/IN3
DIELECTRIC CONSTANT @ 10 GHZ 21.0
LOSS TANGENT @ 10 GHZ .02
PERMEABILITY @ 10 GHZ 1.1
ATTENUATION @ 10 GHZ 115 dB/IN.
VOLUME RESISTIVITY 2.0 X 1015 @ 77oF
DIELECTRIC STRENGTH 380 V/MIL.
FLEXURAL STRENGTH 15,000 PSI
TENSILE STRENGTH 7,500 PSI
IZOD IMPACT STRENGTH .35 FT. LB/IN
THERMAL EXPANSION 20 X10-6 IN/IN/oF
THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY 5.4 (BTU)(IN)/(HR)(FT2)(oF)
SPECIFIC HEAT .29 BTU/ (LB)(F)
WATER ABSORPTION (20 DAYS @ 77oF) .05%
NASA OUTGASSING RP 1124 – TOTAL MASS LOSS 0.24%
NASA OUTGASSING – CVCM 0.01 %
MAXIMUM USE TEMPERATURE 350 oF
FUNGUS (NON-NUTRIENT PER MIL STD 810) YES

JUNE 1995

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