LEXAN™ Healthcare Resin HP2REU

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Description

LEXAN HP2REU is a high flow polycarbonate (PC) with an MVR (300°C/1.2kg) of 21. This is a biocompatible (ISO10993 or USP Class VI) grade for medical devices and pharmaceutical applications. It is EtO and steam sterilizable, contains mold release and adheres to our healthcare management of change policy. Available in Europe only.

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

2.4 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

125 %

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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

23.0 °C

35 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

11 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

65 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

30 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

70 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

70 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

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

6.8E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

6.8E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

129 °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

125 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

125 °C

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UL 746B

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.2 W/(m·K)

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ISO 8302

Vicat softening temperature

139 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94HB Flame Class Rating 2nd value | 3mm | UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

2.7 [-]

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IEC 60250 | at 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

17 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1 | in oil, 3.2 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.01 [-]

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IEC 60250 | at 1 MHz

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Refractive index

1.59 [-]

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ISO 489

Transmission

88 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

22 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kg

Melt volume-flow rate

21 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

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Building/Construction Sheet,Enclosures,Fluid Delivery,Lab Ware and Clinical Diagnostics,Medical Device,Medical Facility Infrastructure,Monitoring and Imaging,Pharmaceutical Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical Packaging & Drug Delivery,Renal and Blood Handling,Surgical Devices

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 2-4hrs, 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: 80-100°C