Pebax® Rnew® 40R53 SP 01

Alternative and trade names
TPA
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Description

Polyether block Pebax® Rnew® 40R53 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. The percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866 is 44-48%.

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

44 %

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48 %

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Density

1.03 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

0.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

1.4 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

0.075 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min.

Hardness, Shore D

39 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

cond., dry

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

dry and cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

148 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

121 °C

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ISO 306

50°C/h 50N

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Shrinkage

0.6 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

0.7 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

Transverse

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Eyewear Frames,Footwear - Outsoles

Processing methods

Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 210°C / 220°C / 230°C.
  • Typical mold temperature : 10 – 30°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-8 hours at 60-70°C.


    Extrusion:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max): 200°C / 240°C / 270°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours): 4-8 hours at 60-70°C.