Automotive applications

GX1500AReinforced grade

A brand with resistance to warping in addition to low water absorption, dimensional stability, heat resistance, and chemical resistance.


  • Low warpage

Application examples

Intercooler tank

Physical properties table

Units Test method Grade
Grade name GX1500A
Grade Reinforced grade
Glass fiber content % 50

Basic physical properties

Specific gravity - ISO 1183 1.58
Water absorption rate(23℃ in water, 24hrs) % ISO 62 0.13

Mechanical properties

Tensile strength MPa ISO 527 250
Tensile elongation % ISO 527 2.0
Flexural strength MPa ISO 178 370
Flexural modulus GPa ISO 178 15.5
Charpy impact Test(notched) kJ/m2 ISO 179/1eA 17

Thermal properties

Melting point ISO 11357-3 300
Glass transition point 125
Deflection temperature under load(1.80MPa) ISO 75Af 280

Dimensional properties

Mold shrinkage(2mmt)
:in direction of flow
% ISO 294-4 0.1
:at right angles to flow % ISO 294-4 0.5


Limiting PV value kg/cm2・cm/sec JIS K7218-A -
Coefficient of dynamic friction P=10kgf/cm2 JIS K7218-A 0.30
Abrasion loss P=10kgf/cm2 mg JIS K7218-A 50
*The above data are the physical values measured at the absolute dry condition.
*The above data are values measured by our company and do not guarantee performance.

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Kuraray Co., Ltd.
Genestar Division