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polystyrene (PS)

Polystyrene(PS) is a clear, transparent material characterized by high hardness. It has the DIN/VDE designation 3Y.

The material polystyrene, which can be injection molded or thermoplastic foam molded, is found, among other things, as a viewing window in measuring instruments and displays or colored as housings.

Polystyrene can only be used at temperatures up to 65 °C; the temperature coefficient is linear to slightly negative. Film capacitors with metal foil and dielectric film have the marking"KS".

Englisch: polystyrene - PS
Updated at: 20.06.2016
#Words: 78
Links: power save (802.11) (PS), temperature coefficient (TC), dielectric,
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