Pebax® C 63C73 SP 01

Alternative and trade names
TPA
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Description

Polyether block amide Pebax® C 63C73 SP 01 resin is a thermoplastic elastomer made of flexible polyether and rigid polyamide based on renewable resources. This SP grade has been developed to be heat and UV resistant.

Pebax® C is the new route explored to design cost-efficient components while preserving Pebax® resin key features. The percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866 (calculated) is 51%.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Bio-based content

51 %

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ASTM D6866

Density

23.0 °C

1.07 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

61 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

11 kJ/m²

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No break @ 23°C, ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No break @ 23,-30°C, ISO 179/1eU

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

218 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.9 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.3 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Athletic foot wear components

    or

    Footwear - Outsoles

  • Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25 kg bags).

    Shelf life:

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

  • Processing methods

    Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max): 250°C / 270°C / 290°C.
  • Typical mold temperature: 30-60°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours): 4-8 hours at 60-70°C.