LEXAN™ Resin 121M

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Description

Non-halogenated. 17.5 MFR, for small, intricate parts. Improved internal mold release. ...

This material data has been provided by Matmatch.

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

1.19 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.15 %

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ASTM D 570 | 24 Hours

Water absorption, equilibrium

100.0 °C

0.58 %

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ASTM D 570 | ASTM D 570

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

120 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

7 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.35 GPa

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ASTM D 790 | 1.3 mm/min, 50 mm span

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

100 MPa

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ASTM D 790 | 1.3 mm/min, 50 mm span

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

200 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

820 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

23.0 °C

2140 J/m

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ASTM D 4812

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

66 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

63 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

6.36E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

6.5E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

132 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 3.2mm, unannealed

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

1260 J/(kg·K)

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ASTM C 351

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.19 W/(m·K)

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ASTM C177

Vicat softening temperature

143 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Haze

1 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Refractive index

1.59 [-]

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ASTM D542

Transmission

88 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

17.5 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 - 0.8 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Window

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 3-4hrs, Drying Time (Cumulative): 48hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 280-305°C, Nozzle Temperature: 275-300°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 280-305°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 270-295°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 260-280°C, Mold Temperature: 70-95°C, Back Pressure: 0.3-0.7MPa, Screw Speed: 40-70rpm, Shot to Cylinder Size: 40-60%, Vent Depth: 0.025-0.076mm