Arnitel® Care L345A

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Arnitel® Care L345A

This material data has been provided by DSM.

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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23.0 °C

1.25 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Water absorption

23.0 °C

33 %

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Sim. to ISO 62



Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.11 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2


23.0 °C

280 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

45 [-]

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ISO 868, 3s

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

20 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Impact strength, Charpy notched

ISO 179/1eA



Melting point

185 °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 10N

Rheological Properties


Melt volume-flow rate

10 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133, 230 C, 2.16 Kg

Technological properties