VALOX™ Resin 325FC

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Description

Commercial, VALOX 325FC is compliant with food contact regulations. VALOX 325FC is a general purpose, unreinforced PBT injection moulding resin which contains internal mold release. This new 325FC grade is a good processable resin that exhibits faster and more economical cycle times.

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.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.31 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.08 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.5 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 50 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

15 %

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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

2.4 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

85 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Hardness, Ball Indentation

23.0 °C

145 MPa

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ISO 2039-1

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

117 [-]

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ISO 2039-2

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

4 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

23.0 °C

4 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

4 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

4 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

36 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

38 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-30.0 °C

100 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

60 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

60 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No break @ 23°C | ISO 179/2C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

No break @ 23,-30°C | ASTM D 4812

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

150 °C

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ISO 75/Bf | 0.45 MPa

Vicat softening temperature

185 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt viscosity

260.0 °C

165 Pa·s

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ISO 11443 | 1500 sec⁻¹

Melt volume-flow rate

50 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 250°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1.3 - 2 %

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SABIC method

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.1 - 2 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Auto Aftermarket,Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine,Dishwasher,EV Infrastructure,Food Container,Hygiene/Personal Care,Water Treatment/Filtration,Wireless Communications

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 110-120°C, Drying Time: 2-4hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 250-270°C, Nozzle Temperature: 240-260°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 245-265°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 240-255°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 230-245°C, Hopper Temperature: 40-60°C, Mold Temperature: 40-100°C