LEXAN™ FR Resins 515RU

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Description

LEXAN 515RU Polycarbonate (PC) is an injection moldable non-chlorinated and non-brominated flame retardant grade that is 10% glass fiber filled. It is UV stabilized and has a UL94 V0@1.5mm rating and is available in various opaque color options. This is an alternative to LEXAN 503R, 503R, 503RS, 505RU, 513RS.

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

1.26 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.13 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

3.93 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

12 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

3 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.52 GPa

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

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

108 MPa

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

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

85 [-]

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ASTM D 785

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

124 [-]

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ASTM D 785

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

9 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

23.0 °C

10 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

-30.0 °C

130 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

8 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

10 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

106 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-30.0 °C

130 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

48 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

63 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

No break @ 23°C | ASTM D 4812

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

4.7E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

6.4E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

140 °C

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ISO 75/Bf | 0.45 MPa

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

130 °C

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UL 746B

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

1210 J/(kg·K)

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ASTM C 351

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.2 W/(m·K)

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ASTM C177

Vicat softening temperature

143 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94V-0 Flame Class Rating | 1.5mm | UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

175 V

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IEC 60112

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+13 Ω·m

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IEC 60093

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

9 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.3 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Energy Management

Fillers

10% Glass Fiber

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 3-4hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 290-320°C, Nozzle Temperature: 280-310°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 290-320°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 280-310°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 270-300°C, Hopper Temperature: 60-80°C, Mold Temperature: 80-120°C