Arnitel® Care L345A

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Description

Arnitel® is a family of high-performance copolyester-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPC) offering a unique combination of flexibility, chemical resistance and high-temperature performance.
Its unique chemistry consists of hard and soft segments which offer a great degree of design flexibility. This includes proven performance in breathable monolithic films, kink-resistant tubing, soft touch applications, and a variety of other innovative solutions for the medical industry.
Because of DSM’s global commitment to manufacturing quality, medical industry leaders trust Arnitel® when material quality and purity is essential for demanding high-precision components.

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Arnitel® Care L345A

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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Density

1.25 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Water absorption

33 %

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dry

Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

0.11 GPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

280 %

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

45 [-]

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dry

ISO 868

3s

Tensile strength

20 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

185 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

44 °C

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dry

ISO 306

50°C/h 50N

156 °C

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ISO 306

50°C/h 10N

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting Standard

Melt volume-flow rate

230 °C

10 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Medical gowns, Respiratory Tubes