VALOX™ FR Resins 357X

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Description

VALOX 357X is an unreinforced, impact modified flame retardant Polybutylene Terephthalate/Polycarbonate (PBT/PC) injection moldable grade. It has excellent chemical resistance and a UL94V0@0.75mm and 5VA@2.5mm flame rating. This is a good candidate for applications in the electrical industry including bobbins, switches, and enclosures.

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

1.34 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.15 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 50 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

30 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

5 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

80 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Hardness, Ball Indentation

23.0 °C

115 MPa

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ISO 2039-1

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

115 [-]

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ISO 2039-2

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

20 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

23.0 °C

40 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

15 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

20 - 40 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

150 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

500 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

40 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

50 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break @ 23,-30°C | ISO 179/1eU

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

No Break @ 23,-30°C| ISO 180/1U

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

No break @ 23,-30°C | ASTM D 4812

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

9.18E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

8.4E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

85 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 3.2mm, unannealed

Relative temperature index, electrical

120 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

120 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

140 °C

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UL 746B

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.17 W/(m·K)

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ISO 8302

Vicat softening temperature

145 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94-5VA Flame Class Rating | 2.5mm | UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

225 V

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IEC 60112

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

3 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

17 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in oil, 3.2 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.01 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

13 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 266°C/5.0 kg

Melt viscosity

260.0 °C

310 Pa·s

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ISO 11443 | 1500 sec⁻¹

Melt volume-flow rate

10 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 265°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1 - 1.4 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.9 - 1.8 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Circuit Protection,Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine,Data Transfer,Document Handling,Electronic Components,Enclosures,Energy Management,EV Infrastructure,Medical Device,Meter Gas,Meter Water,Monitoring and Imaging,Non-LED Lighting,Personal Computing,Power Manangement,Water Treatment/Filtration,Wireless Communications,Wiring Devices,Wire & cable

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