VALOX™ Resin HX215HP

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Description

Unreinforced PBT with mold release. For medical devices and pharmaceutical applications. Healthcare management of change, biocompatible (ISO 10993 OR USP Class VI), US FDA food contact compliant, gamma, e-beam, EtO sterilizable. Available in limited 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

1.31 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.08 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.7 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

10 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

3.7 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.26 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

80 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Izod notched

-30.0 °C

2 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

2 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

30 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

26 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

60 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

7.6E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

7.8E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

54 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 3.2mm, unannealed

Vicat softening temperature

180 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

80 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 250°C/2.16 kg

Melt volume-flow rate

70 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 250°C/2.16 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1.5 - 2 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Fluid Delivery,Food Container,Medical Device,Personal Care,Pharmaceutical Packaging & Drug Delivery,Surgical Devices,Watch/Jewelry

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 3-4hrs, Drying Time (Cumulative): 12hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 245-260°C, Nozzle Temperature: 240-255°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 245-260°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 240-255°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 230-250°C, Mold Temperature: 50-75°C, Back Pressure: 0.3-0.7MPa, Screw Speed: 50-100rpm, Shot to Cylinder Size: 40-80%, Vent Depth: 0.013-0.025mm, Drying Temperature: 110-120°C, Drying Time: 4-6hrs, Drying Time (Cumulative): 8hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0%, Melt Temperature: 245-260°C, Barrel - Zone 1 Temperature: 200-230°C, Barrel - Zone 2 Temperature: 240-255°C, Barrel - Zone 3 Temperature: 240-275°C, Barrel - Zone 4 Temperature: 240-275°C, Adapter Temperature: 240-275°C, Die Temperature: 240-275°C