Arnitel® Care L155E

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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 L155E

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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

Density

1.2 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

0.2 %

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dry

Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

0.65 %

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dry

Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

0.17 GPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

300 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

420 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

820 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation at yield

20 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Flexural modulus

0.18 GPa

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ISO 178

Hardness, Shore D

52 [-]

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dry

ISO 868

3s

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

25 kJ/m²

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dry

ISO 179/1eA

Tear strength

125 kN/m

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dry

ISO 34-1; Method B

134 kN/m

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ISO 34-1; Method B

Tensile strength

41 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Normal

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardThicknessComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

1.5e-06 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Parallel

1.5e-06 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Normal

Flammability

HB

dry

IEC 60695-11-10

1.5 mm

UL recognition :Yes

Melting point

207 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Relative temperature index, electrical

50 °C

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dry

UL746B

2 mm

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

50 °C

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dry

UL746B

2 mm

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

50 °C

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UL746B

2 mm

Vicat softening temperature

90 °C

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ISO 306

50°C/h 50N

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Dielectric constant

4 [-]

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dry

IEC 62631-2-1

1MHz

4.4 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

100Hz

Dielectric strength

21 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1

Dissipation factor

400 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

1MHz

Volume resistivity

1e+11 Ω·cm

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IEC 62631-3-1

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting Standard

Melt volume-flow rate

230 °C

9 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Medical Tubes, Respiratory Tubes