Kynar® 460

Alternative and trade names
PVDF
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Description

Kynar® resins are fluorinated thermoplastic homopolymers.

Outstanding characteristics: chemical resistance, imperviousness to UV, high barrier properties, high purity, good mechanical and thermo-mechanical properties.

Kynar® 460 resin is a standard grade of granules for extrusion of tubes, cables and plaques, compression and transfer molding.

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

0.17 [-]

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ASTM D1894

vs Steel, Kinetic

0.23 [-]

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ASTM D1894

vs Steel, Static

Density

1.75 - 1.77 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

1.76 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

dry

Limiting oxygen index

43 %

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ISO 4589-1/-2

dry

44 %

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ASTM D2863

Water absorption

0.04 %

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Sim. to ISO 62, ASTM D570

max.

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueTesting StandardConditionComment

Compressive strength

55.2 - 68.9 MPa

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ASTM D695

Elastic modulus

1.0 - 1.4 GPa

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ASTM D638

1.4 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

dry

Elongation

50 - 250 %

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ASTM D638

50 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

dry

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

10 - 15 %

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ASTM D638

13 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

dry

Flexural modulus

1.4 - 1.8 GPa

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ASTM D790

Flexural strength

48.3 - 62.1 MPa

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ASTM D790

at 5% strain

Hardness, Shore D

75 - 80 [-]

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ASTM D2240

Impact strength, Charpy notched, ASTM

23 °C

96.1 - 214 J/m

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ASTM D256

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched, ASTM

23 °C

801 - 2140 J/m

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ASTM D256

Tensile strength

31 - 48.3 MPa

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ASTM D638

Yield strength

34.5 - 51.7 MPa

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ASTM D638

52 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

dry

Thermal

PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionPressureComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

9e-05 - 0.000126 1/K

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ASTM D696

Glass transition temperature

-40.6 - -38.3 °C

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ASTM D7028

-40 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-2

dry

10°C/min

Heat deflection temperature

80 - 90 °C

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ASTM D648

2 MPa

248 °F/hr

85 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

dry

2 MPa

112 - 140 °C

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ASTM D648

0.45 MPa

248 °F/hr

Melting point

155 - 172 °C

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ASTM D3418

161 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3

dry

10°C/min

Specific heat capacity

745 - 958 J/(kg·K)

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DSC

Thermal conductivity

0.17 - 0.19 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 1.6 mm IEC 60695-11-10: V-0, At thickness 0.8 mm IEC 60695-11-10: V-0

Electrical

PropertyValueFrequencyTesting StandardCondition

Dielectric constant

4.5 - 9.5 [-]

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1KHz

ASTM D150

6.7 [-]

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1MHz

IEC 60250

dry

9 [-]

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100Hz

IEC 60250

dry

Dielectric strength

63 kV/mm

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ASTM D149, IEC 60243-1

dry

Dissipation factor

0.01 - 0.21 [-]

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100KHz

ASTM D150

0.07 [-]

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1MHz

IEC 60250

dry

0.13 [-]

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100Hz

IEC 60250

dry

Surface resistivity

5.1e+11 - 5.3e+11 Ω/sq

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ASTM D257

Volume resistivity

2e+14 Ω·cm

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ASTM D257

65% RH

2e+14 Ω·cm

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IEC 60093

dry

Optical

PropertyValueTesting StandardComment

Refractive index

1 [-]

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ASTM D542

sodium D line

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueTesting StandardConditionComment

Melt mass-flow rate

6 - 14 g/10min

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ASTM D1238

230°C/21.6kg

Melt viscosity

2350 - 2950 Pa·s

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ASTM D3835

Melt volume-flow rate

5.6 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133

dry

230°C/21.6kg

Shrinkage

2 %

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ISO 294-4

dry

2 %

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ISO 294-4

dry

Transverse

Thermal conductivity of melt

0.19 W/(m·K)

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Chemical Process Industry,Chemical Process Industry - Injection Molding,Chemical Process Industry - Stock Shapes,Monofilaments,Tower Packing,Automotive Cables,Performance Wire,Plenum Cable,PVDF Cable Jacketing,Wire and Cables