VYPET™ VNT-325

Alternative and trade names
PET-(GF+MD)40
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Description

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) with 40% Glass Fiber and Mineral filler, 40% PCR

This material data has been provided by Lavergne.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.47 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Recycled Content

40 %

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

6.5 GPa

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ISO 178, 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

150 MPa

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ISO 178, 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

5 kJ/m²

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ISO 179eA

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 180

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

85 MPa

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ISO 527, 5 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ash content

23.0 °C

20 %

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ASTM D5630

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

215 °C

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ISO 75

Melting point

250 °C

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ISO 3146

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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ASTM D955

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.9 %

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ASTM D955

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Electrical Components (e.g. Brackets & Connectors), Heat resistance handles & structural applications

Certifications

RoHS,RECH

Color

Black

Fillers

40% Glass Fiber and Mineral Powder

Processing methods

  • Drying to Dew Point:-18°C or lower
  • Feed zone: 260-270°C
  • Middle zone: 265-275°C
  • Front zone: 270-295°C
  • Nozzle: 275-300°C
  • Melt temperature: 275-300°C
  • Mold temperature (thick wall parts): 95-120°C
  • Mold temperature (thin wall parts): 95-120°C
  • Injection Pressure: 55-85 MPa
  • Injection Speed: Fast
  • Back Pressure: 25-50 psi
  • Screw Speed: 50-75 rpm