Min & Max Temperatures


These tables are providedonly as a guide to help you understand what minimum or maximum operatingtemperatures some plastic materials are capable of.
The first table has themore common materials listed.The second table lists some of the advanced hightemperature engineering plastic.


 Material  Grade  Minimum temp
Maximum temp
 ABS    -50 ºC
 80 ºC
 Acetal    -50º C  85 °C Continuous, 150 °C Short durations
 Acrylic    -40 ºC
 75 °C Continuous, 100 °C Short durations
 Nylon  6  -40 ºC  85 °C Continuous, 160 °C Short durations
 Nylon  66  -50 ºC  85 °C Continuous, 180 °C Short durations
 PETG    -10 ºC
 65 ºC
 Polycarbonate    -60 ºC
 115 °C Continuous, 145 °C Short durations
 Polyethylene  HDPE  -50 ºC  85 ºC
 Polyethylene  HMW  -100 ºC
 80 ºC
 Polyethylene UHMWPE
-260 ºC
90 ºC
Polypropylene

-10 ºC
130 ºC
PTFE
S (Virgin)
-40 ºC
260 ºC
PVC

-15 ºC
60 ºC
Styrene
HIPS
-50 ºC 70 ºC