Kynar Flex® 3120-10

Alternative and trade names
PVDF
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Description

Kynar Flex® resins are fluorinated thermoplastic copolymers.

Kynar Flex® 3120-10 resin is a pelletized, flexible, semi-crystalline copolymer.

Kynar Flex® 3120-10 resin is a fluid grade that can be extruded or injection molded to make final products with a 150°C rating.

Additional characteristics:

  • Excellent thermal stability
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • UL RTI temperature rating of 150°C
  • Impervious to UV degradation

  • 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

    Coefficient of friction

    0.3 [-]

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    ASTM D1894

    vs Steel, Kinetic

    0.31 [-]

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    ASTM D1894

    vs Steel, Static

    Density

    1.38 - 1.77 g/cm³

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    ASTM D792

    1.78 g/cm³

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    ISO 1183

    dry

    Limiting oxygen index

    42 %

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    ASTM D2863

    43 %

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    ISO 4589-1/-2

    dry

    Water absorption

    0.03 %

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    Sim. to ISO 62

    0.03 - 0.05 %

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    ASTM D570

    Mechanical

    PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionComment

    Compressive strength

    31 - 41.4 MPa

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    ASTM D695

    Elastic modulus

    0.7 GPa

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    1.2 - 6.9 GPa

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    ASTM D638

    Elongation

    50 %

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    min. | nominal

    300 - 550 %

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    ASTM D638

    Elongation at yield

    10 - 20 %

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    ASTM D638

    15 %

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    Flexural modulus

    0.621 - 0.827 GPa

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    ASTM D790

    Flexural strength

    20.7 - 34.5 MPa

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    ASTM D790

    at 5% strain

    Hardness, Shore D

    65 - 70 [-]

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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

    Impact strength, Charpy unnotched, ASTM

    No Break at 23°C

    ASTM D256

    Tensile strength

    34.5 - 48.3 MPa

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    ASTM D638

    Yield strength

    24.1 - 34.5 MPa

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    ASTM D638

    27 MPa

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    ISO 527-1/-2

    dry

    Thermal

    PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionPressureComment

    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    0.000126 - 0.000185 1/K

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    ASTM D696

    Glass transition temperature

    -41.1 - -39.4 °C

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    ASTM D7028

    -40 °C

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    ISO 11357-1/-2

    dry

    10°C/min

    Heat deflection temperature

    43 - 54 °C

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    ASTM D648

    2 MPa

    248 °F/hr

    50 °C

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    ISO 75-1/-2

    dry

    2 MPa

    54 - 77 °C

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    ASTM D648

    0.45 MPa

    248 °F/hr

    Melting point

    161 - 168 °C

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    ASTM D3418

    165 °C

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    ISO 11357-1/-3

    dry

    10°C/min

    Relative temperature index, electrical

    150 °C

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    UL 746B

    Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

    150 °C

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    UL 746B

    Specific heat capacity

    745 - 958 J/(kg·K)

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    DSC

    Thermal conductivity

    0.144 - 0.18 W/(m·K)

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    ASTM D433

    Thermal decomposition in air

    375 °C

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    TGA

    1% wt. loss

    Thermal decomposition in nitrogen

    410 °C

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    TGA

    1% wt. loss

    Flammability

    At thickness 1.5 mm IEC 60695-11-10: V-0, At thickness 1 IEC 60695-11-10: V-0 and yellow card available, 5V at thickness 1 mm IEC 60695-11-20: 5VA

    Electrical

    PropertyValueFrequencyTesting Standard

    Dielectric constant

    3.2 - 10.2 [-]

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    1KHz

    ASTM D150

    Dielectric strength

    51.2 - 59.1 kV/mm

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    ASTM D149

    Dissipation factor

    0.02 - 0.19 [-]

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    100KHz

    ASTM D150

    Optical

    PropertyValueTesting StandardComment

    Refractive index

    1 [-]

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    ASTM D542

    sodium D line

    Rheological Properties

    PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionComment

    Melt mass-flow rate

    4 - 12 g/10min

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    ASTM D1238

    230°C/3.8kg

    Melt viscosity

    500 - 1300 Pa·s

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    ASTM D3835

    Melt volume-flow rate

    4 cm³/10min

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    ISO 1133

    dry

    232°C/3.8kg

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    Cable Ties,Chemical Process Industry - Injection Molding