Kynar Flex® 3030-50

Alternative and trade names
PVDF
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Description

Kynar Flex® 3030-50 resin is a copolymer of vinylidene fluoride and hexafluoropropylene specifically designed for cable, tubing and heat shrink tubing applications.

Additional characteristics:

  • Excellent crosslink efficiency
  • Very high flexibility
  • High melting point
  • Excellent low temperature impact resistance

  • 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

    Abrasion resistance, weight loss

    28 - 33 mg

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    ASTM-G195-13A, CS 17 1000g:pad, 1000 cycles

    Density

    23.0 °C

    1.78 - 1.82 g/cm³

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    ASTM D792

    Limiting oxygen index

    23.0 °C

    43 %

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    min., ASTM D2863

    Water absorption

    23.0 °C

    0.05 %

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    max., ASTM D570

    Mechanical

    PropertyTemperatureValueComment

    Elastic modulus

    23.0 °C

    0.21 - 0.35 GPa

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    ASTM D638

    Elongation

    23.0 °C

    500 %

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    min., ASTM D638

    Elongation at yield

    23.0 °C

    25 - 40 %

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    ASTM D638

    Flexural modulus

    23.0 °C

    0.25 - 0.3 GPa

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    ASTM D790

    Hardness, Shore D

    23.0 °C

    50 - 60 [-]

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    ASTM D2240

    Tensile strength

    23.0 °C

    18.6 - 24.1 MPa

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    ASTM D638

    Yield strength

    23.0 °C

    11.7 - 15.9 MPa

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    ASTM D638

    Impact strength, Charpy notched, ASTM

    No Break @ 23°C, ASTM D256

    Thermal

    PropertyTemperatureValueComment

    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    23.0 °C

    1.53E-4 - 1.94E-4 1/K

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    ASTM D696

    Glass transition temperature

    -40 °C

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    ASTM D7028

    Melting point

    160 - 168 °C

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    ASTM D3418

    Relative temperature index, electrical

    150 °C

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    UL

    Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

    150 °C

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    UL

    Electrical

    PropertyTemperatureValueComment

    Dielectric strength

    23.0 °C

    39 - 47 kV/mm

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    ASTM D149

    Surface resistivity

    23.0 °C

    7.60E+11 - 7.90E+11 Ω/sq

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    ASTM D257

    Volume resistivity

    23.0 °C

    7.80E+13 - 8.00E+13 Ω·cm

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    ASTM D257, 65% RH

    Rheological Properties

    PropertyTemperatureValueComment

    Melt mass-flow rate

    2.5 - 7.5 g/10min

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    ASTM D1238, 230°C/12.5kg

    Melt viscosity

    23.0 °C

    2100 - 2600 Pa·s

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    ASTM D3835

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    Automotive and Transportation: Auto - Water Cooling Circuit

    Electronics and Electrical: Automotive Cables, Foamed PVDF Cable Jacketing, Performance Wire, Plenum Cable, Plenum Conduit, PVDF Cable Jacketing, Wire and Cables