Pebax® Clear 1200

Alternative and trade names
TPA
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Description

Pebax® Clear 1200 resin combines a high transparency level with the excellent performance of Pebax® thermoplastic elastomer resin.

Pebax® Clear 1200 resin is produced from a renewable source. The percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866 (calculated) is 90%.

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

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Bio-based content

90 %

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Density

1.03 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

1.3 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

5.1 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

73 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

12 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

8 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

180 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Optical

PropertyValueTesting Standard

Luminous transmittance

80 [-]

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ISO 13468-1/2

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Shrinkage

1 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

1.1 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

Transverse

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Sports Equipment

Processing methods

Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 250°C / 270°C / 290°C.
  • Typical mold temperature (mirror polish to get the optimum transparency) : 50–70°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-6 hours at 80°C.