VALOX™ FR Resins 420SE0

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Description

VALOX 420SE0 is a 30% glass filled, flame retardant Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) injection moldable grade with excellent chemical resistance. It has a UL94V0@0.71mm and 5VA@2.0mm flame rating. This is a good candidate for a variety of applications in the electrical industry including commutators, cooling fan components, connectors, bobbins, and switches.

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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

1.63 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.07 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

12 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

2 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

2 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

9.5 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

180 MPa

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ISO 178

Hardness, Ball Indentation

23.0 °C

118 MPa

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ISO 2039-1

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

119 [-]

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ASTM D 785

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

23.0 °C

7 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

-30.0 °C

50 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

23.0 °C

50 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

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Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

7 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

57 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

60 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-30.0 °C

45 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

23.0 °C

45 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

23.0 °C

620 J/m

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ASTM D 4812

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

120 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

120 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

2.5E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

8.9E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

200 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 3.2mm, unannealed

Relative temperature index, electrical

130 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

130 °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

0.25 W/(m·K)

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ISO 8302

Vicat softening temperature

200 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94-5VA Flame Class Rating | 2mm | UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

175 V

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IEC 60112

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

3.7 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

24 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in oil, 1.6 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

42 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 250°C/5.0 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

29 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 250°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 - 0.7 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.5 - 1 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Air Cabin Interiors,Air Conditioning,ATM/Ticket Machine,Audio,Auto Aftermarket,Building Accessory,Circuit Protection,Cladding,Cladding/Roof,Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine,Commercial Storage/Cookware,Cooking Range,Data Management,Data Transfer,Dishwasher,Displays,Document Handling,Doors Hardware/Trim,Electronic Components,Enclosure/Housing/Cover,Enclosures,Energy Management,EV Infrastructure,Exterior Mirror,Food Processor,Forward Lighting,Gas/Electric Oven,Heavy Vehicles,HVAC Underhood,Industrial Material Handling,Lab Ware and Clinical Diagnostics,Laundry Dryer,LED Lighting,Medical Device,Medical Facility Infrastructure,Meter Gas,Meter Water,Monitoring and Imaging,Motorcycle,Non-LED Lighting,Personal Care,Personal Computing,Photovoltaic Components,Pipe/Fitting,Plumbing,Power Boat,Power Manangement,Pump,Recreational Vehicle,Refrigerator,Security/Detection,Small Appliance,Toy,Vacuum Cleaner,Water Treatment/Filtration,Wearables,Wireless Communications,Wiring Devices,Wire & cable

Fillers

30% Glass Fiber

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 3-4hrs, Drying Time (Cumulative): 12hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 255-275°C, Nozzle Temperature: 250-270°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 255-275°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 250-270°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 245-265°C, Mold Temperature: 65-90°C, Back Pressure: 0.3-0.7MPa, Screw Speed: 50-80rpm, Shot to Cylinder Size: 40-80%, Vent Depth: 0.025-0.038mm