VALOX™ FR Resins 357XU

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Description

VALOX 357XU is an unreinforced, UV stabilized, impact modified flame retardant Polybutylene Terephthalate/Polycarbonate (PBT) 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.

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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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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

2.1 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

4 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.1 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

113 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

10 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

23.0 °C

15 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

10 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

14 - 40 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

110 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

350 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

1E-4 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | -23°C to 80°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

1E-4 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 80°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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IEC 60250 | at 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

18 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1 | in oil, 3.2 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

7E-3 [-]

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IEC 60250 | at 1 MHz

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

18 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 266°C/5.0 kg

Melt viscosity

260.0 °C

300 Pa·s

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ISO 11443 | 1500 sec⁻¹

Melt volume-flow rate

15 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 265°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1.1 - 1.8 %

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SABIC method

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.9 - 1.8 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Electronic Components,Enclosures,Energy Management,EV Infrastructure,Exterior Trim,Heavy Vehicles,Laundry Dryer,Plumbing,Power Manangement,Refrigerator,Renal and Blood Handling,Water Treatment/Filtration,Wiring Devices

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