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Q & A: What is the dielectric constant of plastic?

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Most recent answer: 03/21/2012
Q:
What is the dielectric constant of plastic?
- Shankar (age 18)
Delhi, India
A:
There are a number of different kinds of  "plastics"  and each one has a different dielectric constant.  They can range from 1.5 to 3.5 so you have to specify what kind.   There are plenty of websites that contain detailed tables of these numbers.   I advise you to search them with your particular kind of plastic in the search title.

LeeH

(published on 03/21/2012)

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