Pebax® 7233 SA 01 MED

Alternative and trade names
TPA
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Description

Polyether block amide Pebax® 7233 SA 01 MED resin is a thermoplastic elastomer made of flexible polyether and rigid polyamide. This grade offers the highest quality and it is specially designed to meet the stringent requirements of the medical applications such as minimally invasive devices.

Pebax® 7233 SA 01 MED resin also offers an excellent combination of properties such as: kink resistance, low friction coefficient and superior dynamic response. Upon request, letters regarding USP Class VI compliance can be provided.

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

1.01 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.9 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.51 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Elongation

23.0 °C

50 %

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min., ISO 527-1/-2, nominal, Conditioned

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

18 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

61 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Yield strength

23.0 °C

26 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

174 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

164 °C

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ISO 306, 50°C/h 50N

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1.2 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.5 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Tubings like angiography and angioplasty catheters
  • Flexible injected parts

    or

    Nylon Film Modification,Healthcare-Other,IV Bags,Medical Catheters

  • Certifications

    USP Class VI

    Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (20 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) : 230°C / 260°C / 290°C.
  • Typical mold temperature : 25 – 60°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 5-7 hours at 70-80°C.


    Extrusion:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 220°C / 235°C / 250°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 5-7 hours at 70-80°C.