LEXAN™ Healthcare Resin HPS2REU

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Description

LEXAN HPS2REU is a high flow polycarbonate (PC) with an MVR (300°C/1.2kg) of 17. This is a biocompatible (ISO10993 or USP Class VI) grade for medical devices and pharmaceutical applications. It is gamma and e-beam 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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ISO 1183

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.15 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.35 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

110 %

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ISO 527 | 50 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

6 %

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ISO 527 | 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

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

35 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C

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

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

70 MPa

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ISO 527 | 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

63 MPa

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ISO 527 | 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

PropertyValueComment

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

120 °C

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ISO 75/Ae | 1.8 MPa

Relative temperature index, electrical

130 °C

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UL 746B

Vicat softening temperature

140 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Refractive index

1.59 [-]

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ISO 489

Transmission

88 - 90 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

17 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

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Renal and Blood Handling

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