Table 2 NEMA 85-P


Typical Fuctional Properties For Nominal 0.020" Mica Paper Heater Plate

(Typical toaster elemet)
Good, clean edges.
Smoke & Odor:
(Ignition in furnace @ 1150F)

(As typical wired toaster element)

Slight amount, not objectionable.

Slight amount during first 20-30 seconds of toaster "on" cycle.

Dimensional Stability:
(Oe hour in furnace @ 1200F, unsupported plate)

(Wired toaster element mounted in typical toaster - 4 minute heating cycle)

No puffing or blistering. Negligile owing; 1/64" shrinkage in length and width dimesions.

Maximum bow of 0.0273" as measured from original vertical position at ceter of element.

Edge Cut-Through Strength, Lbs.:
(Resistance to cut-through of vertical plate held against 1/32" wide blade loaded @ rate of 2"/minutes)
6.5 Avg.
Overvoltage Endurance:
(1000 "On-Off" cycles at 150 volts AC, typical toaster elemet in toaster rated for 110 volts AC)
Plate retained structural integrity and completely functioal.


Spruce Pine Mica Company
P.O. Box 219 Spruce Pine, N. C.  28777
Phone (828) 765-4241


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