NEMA GRADES: XP, XPC, XX, XXP, XXX, XXXPC, XXXP
|XP:||Applications – Electrical switches, household appliances, electrical toys, automotive electrical parts.
Characteristics – Primarily intended for hot punching. Combines reasonable good physical strength with lower moisture absorption.
|XPC:||Applications – Fuse blocks, switches for home electrical appliances.
Characteristics – Intended for cold punching electrical and mechanical parts involving nominal voltage-frequency-humidity relationships.
|XX:||Conforms to Military Specification MIL-P-3115C, Type PBG.
Applications – Instrument panels, machined washers.
Characteristics – Has good balance of electrical, mechanical and machining properties. Machines to smooth clean surfaces.
|XXP:||Applications – Terminal boards, insulating washers and spacers and switch parts.
Characteristics – A general purpose hot punching stock combining good physical strength with good electrical properties under normal humidity conditions.
|XXX:||Applications – Jack spacers, panels for radio and television, high voltage switch gear.
Characteristics – Suitable for electrical insulating parts, particularly where low power factor and low moisture absorption are required.
|XXXPC:||Conforms to Military Specification MIL-P-3115C, Type PBE-P.
Applications – Electrical and electronic components, terminal boards, instruments and appliances.
Characteristics – Exceptional characteristics for a cold punched grade. Stable punching properties and unusually long shelf life.
|XXXP:||Applications – Electrical and electronic insulation.
Characteristics – Fire resistant. Excellent electrical properties.