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 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

Bio-based content

90 %

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ASTM D6866

Density

23.0 °C

1.03 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

1.3 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

5.1 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

73 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Yield strength

23.0 °C

43 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

180 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Luminous transmittance

80 [-]

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ISO 13468-1, -2

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1 %

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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:

  • Consumer goods
  • Sports equipment

    or

    Sports Equipment

  • 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 (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.