LEXAN™ Resin AD143

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Description

LEXAN AD143 is a medium viscosity, injection molding grade exhibiting low dust attraction. It is designed for applications with high optical requirements in terms of clarity and light transmission and is also available in opaque colors.

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

1.2 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

2.3 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

130 %

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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

2.3 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

90 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Hardness, Ball Indentation

23.0 °C

95 MPa

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ISO 2039-1

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

14 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

23.0 °C

73 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

12 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

70 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

125 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

801 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

69 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

62 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

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

7E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

7E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

130 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 6.4 mm, unannealed

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.2 W/(m·K)

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ISO 8302

Vicat softening temperature

153 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

5.00E+15 Ω·cm

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ASTM D 257

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Refractive index

1.59 [-]

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ISO 489

Transmission

89 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

13 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Melt volume-flow rate

12 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 300°C/1.2 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 - 0.7 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Enclosures,LED Lighting

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 2-4hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 280-310°C, Nozzle Temperature: 270-290°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 280-310°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 270-290°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 260-280°C, Hopper Temperature: 60-80°C, Mold Temperature: 80-110°C