LEXAN™ FR Resins BPL1000

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Description

LEXAN BPL1000 Polycarbonate (PC) is an injection moldable non-chlorinated/brominated, unfilled, flame retardant grade with high flow and good impact performance. It has an MVR of 23 (300°C/1.2kg), UL94 V0@0.8mm, is available in various opaque color options and can be ideal for thin wall applications.

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

1.16 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

2.67 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

96.3 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

4.7 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.36 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

94 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

600 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

51 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

63 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

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, 0.45 MPa

105 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 0.45 MPa, 3.2 mm

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

111 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94V-0 Flame Class Rating | 0.8mm | UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

600 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

27 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

25.2 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Melt volume-flow rate

23 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

Data Management,Data Transfer,Electronic Components,Enclosure/Housing/Cover,Enclosures,Energy Management,Heavy Vehicles,LED Lighting,Medical Device,Personal Computing,Photovoltaic Components,Power Manangement,Small Appliance,Wearables,Wireless Communications,Wiring Devices

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 90°C, Drying Time: 4hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 280-300°C, Nozzle Temperature: 270-290°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 280-300°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 270-290°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 260-280°C, Hopper Temperature: 60-80°C, Mold Temperature: 90°C