Pebax® 4033 SA 01

Alternative and trade names
TPA
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Description

Polyether block amide Pebax® 4033 SA 01 resin is a thermoplastic elastomer made of flexible polyether and rigid polyamide. This SA grade is specially designed to food uses.

This material data has been provided by Arkema High Performance 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

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

23.0 °C

1.2 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.07 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

50 %

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min., ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore A

23.0 °C

90 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 3 seconds

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

35 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

160 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

131 °C

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ISO 306, 50°C/h 50N

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.4 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.1 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Flexible injected parts
  • PA6 film modifier
  • Note: this grade is not recommended by Arkema for usage in medical applications. For such applications Pebax® SA 01 MED should be used

    or

    Nylon Film Modification.

    Note: this grade is not recommended by Arkema for usage in medical applications. For such applications Pebax® SA 01 MED should be used

  • Certifications

    Food Contact

    Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25 kg bags) ready to be processed.

    Shelf life:

  • Two years from the delivery. For any use above this limit, please refer to our technical services.

  • Processing methods

    Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 200°C / 240°C / 270°C.
  • Typical mold temperature : 10 – 30°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-6 hours at 60-70°C.


    Extrusion:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 210°C / 220°C / 230°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-6 hours at 60-70°C.