Kynar Flex® 3030-15

Alternative and trade names
PVDF
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Description

Kynar Flex® 3030-15 resin is a copolymer of vinylidene fluoride and hexafluoropropylene specifically designed for flexible plenum cables and tubing.

Its main characteristics are:

  • Very high flexibility
  • High melting point
  • Excellent low temperature impact resistance
  • Plenum rated

  • This material data has been provided by Arkema Technical Polymers.

    All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
    Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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    Properties

    General

    PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionComment

    Density

    1.78 - 1.82 g/cm³

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    ASTM D792

    Limiting oxygen index

    75 %

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    ASTM D2863

    90 %

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    ISO 4589-1/-2

    dry

    Water absorption

    0.5 %

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    ASTM D570

    max.

    Mechanical

    PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionComment

    Elastic modulus

    0.207 - 0.345 GPa

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    ASTM D638

    0.29 GPa

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    Elongation

    50 %

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    min. | nominal

    500 %

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    ASTM D638

    min.

    Elongation at yield

    25 - 40 %

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    ASTM D638

    30 %

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    Flexural modulus

    0.241 - 0.379 GPa

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    ASTM D790

    Hardness, Shore D

    45 - 55 [-]

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    ASTM D2240

    Impact strength, Charpy notched

    No Break at 23°C

    ISO 179/1eA

    dry

    Impact strength, Charpy notched, ASTM

    No Break at 23°C

    ASTM D256

    Tensile strength

    19.3 - 24.8 MPa

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    ASTM D638

    Yield strength

    12.4 - 16.5 MPa

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    ASTM D638

    27 MPa

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    Thermal

    PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionComment

    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    0.000153 - 0.000194 1/K

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    ASTM D696

    Glass transition temperature

    -40 °C

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    ASTM D7028, ISO 11357-1/-2

    dry

    10°C/min

    Melting point

    160 - 168 °C

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    ASTM D3418

    164 °C

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    ISO 11357-1/-3

    dry

    10°C/min

    Flammability

    At thickness 0.8 mm IEC 60695-11-10: V-0

    Electrical

    PropertyValueTesting StandardCondition

    Dielectric strength

    39.4 - 47.2 kV/mm

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    ASTM D149

    Surface resistivity

    7.6e+11 - 7.9e+11 Ω/sq

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    ASTM D257

    Volume resistivity

    2e+14 Ω·cm

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    IEC 60093

    dry

    Rheological Properties

    PropertyValueTesting StandardComment

    Melt mass-flow rate

    8 - 25 g/10min

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    ASTM D1238

    230°C/3.8kg

    Melt viscosity

    700 - 1300 Pa·s

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    ASTM D3835

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    Auto - Water Cooling Circuit,Automotive Cables,Foamed PVDF Cable Jacketing,Performance Wire,Plenum Cable,Plenum Conduit,PVDF Cable Jacketing,Wire and Cables