Pebax® Rnew® 55R53 SP 01

Alternative and trade names
TPA
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Description

Pebax® Rnew® 55R53 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 62-66%.

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

62 - 68 %

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ASTM D6866

Density

23.0 °C

1.03 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

1.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.16 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

51 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

No break @ 23,-30°C, ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No break @ 23,-30°C, ISO 179/1eU

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

167 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

156 °C

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ISO 306, 50°C/h 50N

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Flexible injected parts
  • Athletic foot wear components

    or

    Tubing and Hoses,Eyewear Frames,Footwear - Outsoles,Ski Boots

  • Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (20 and 25 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) : 210°C / 220°C / 230°C.
  • Typical mold temperature : 25 – 60°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-8 hours at 65-75°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 65-75°C.