Arnitel® Care L140E

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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 L140E

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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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Density

0.69 g/cm³

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ISO 60

1.11 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

0.3 %

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dry

Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

0.75 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

0.04 GPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

300 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation at yield

77 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

33 [-]

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ISO 868

3s

Tensile strength

21 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardThicknessComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

2.2e-06 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Parallel

2.2e-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

Glass transition temperature

-78 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-2

10°C/min

Melting point

195 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Relative temperature index, electrical

50 °C

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UL746B

2 mm

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

50 °C

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UL746B

2 mm

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

50 °C

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UL746B

2 mm

Thermal diffusivity

6.56e-08 mm²/s

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-

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Comparative tracking index

600 V

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IEC 60112

Dielectric constant

4 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

1MHz

4.1 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

100Hz

Dielectric strength

20 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1

Dissipation factor

10 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

100Hz

170 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

1MHz

Volume resistivity

1e+13 Ω·cm

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IEC 62631-3-1

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Density of melt

896 g/cm³

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-

Melt volume-flow rate

230 °C

33 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133

Shrinkage

1.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 294-4

Parallel

1.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 294-4

Normal

Specific heat capacity melt

1700.0 J/(kg·K)

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-

Thermal conductivity of melt

0.1 W/(m·K)

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-

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Wound dressings, Medical Tubes, Respiratory Tubes