VYPET™ VNT-917 MG

Alternative and trade names
PET-GF17
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Description

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) with 17% Glass Fiber Reinforced. Contains a minimum of 70% Post-consumer resin

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

1.43 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Recycled Content

70 %

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

6 GPa

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ASTM D790

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

160 MPa

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ASTM D790

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

70 J/m

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ASTM D256

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

105 MPa

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ASTM D638

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ash content

23.0 °C

17 %

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ASTM D5630

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

205 °C

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ASTM D648

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Automotive structural applications (e.g. headlamps) and electrical components (e.g. brackets).

Certifications

RoHS,RECH,ULE Environmental Claims Validation

Color

Black

Fillers

17% Glass Fiber and Mineral Powder

Processing methods

  • Drying to Dew Point:-18°C or lower
  • Feed zone: 260-270°C
  • Middle zone: 265-290°C
  • Front zone: 270-295°C
  • Nozzle: 280-300°C
  • Melt temperature: 275-290°C
  • Mold temperature (thick wall parts): 25-40°C
  • Mold temperature (thin wall parts): 95-120°C
  • Injection Pressure: Medium
  • Injection Speed: Medium
  • Back Pressure: Low
  • Screw Speed: Medium