LEXAN™ FR Resins BFL2015

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Description

LEXAN BFL2015 Polycarbonate (PC) is an injection moldable non-chlorinated/brominated flame retardant grade that is 15% glass fiber filled and has improved flow. It has a UL94 V0@1.5mm rating and is available in various opaque color options.

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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

1.23 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

5.33 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

4 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

3.5 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

4.28 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

150 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

8 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

23.0 °C

12 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

-30.0 °C

100 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

23.0 °C

100 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

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Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

7 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

8 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

78 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-30.0 °C

80 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

23.0 °C

80 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

91 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

92 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

4E-5 1/K

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ASTM D 696 | -30°C to 30°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

4E-5 1/K

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ASTM D 696 | -30°C to 30°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

141 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 3.2mm, unannealed

Relative temperature index, electrical

80 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

80 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

80 °C

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UL 746B

Vicat softening temperature

148 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Flammability

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

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

150 V

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IEC 60112

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

3.2 [-]

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IEC 60250 | at 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

20 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in oil, 1.6 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.01 [-]

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IEC 60250 | at 1 MHz

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

6.5 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Melt volume-flow rate

6 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.2 - 0.5 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.2 - 0.5 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Displays,Document Handling,Electronic Components,LED Lighting,Personal Computing,Plumbing,Wireless Communications

Fillers

15% Glass Fiber

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 2-4hrs, 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