VALOX™ Resin HX420HP

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Description

30% Glass Reinforced PBT resin. 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.

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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

1.53 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.06 %

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ISO 62 | 23°C, 50% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

9.3 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 5 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

3 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

3 %

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

8.5 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

189 MPa

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ASTM D 790 | 1.3 mm/min, 50 mm span

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

195 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

118 [-]

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ASTM D 785

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

5 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

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

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

80 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

85 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-30.0 °C

45 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

23.0 °C

45 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1U

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

23.0 °C

801 J/m

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ASTM D 4812

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

120 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

120 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 5 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

2.52E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | 60°C to 138°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

1.2E-4 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

207 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 6.4 mm, unannealed

Vicat softening temperature

215 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

3.7 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

24.8 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in oil, 1.6 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

17 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 250°C/2.16 kg

Melt volume-flow rate

13 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 250°C/2.16 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 - 0.8 %

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SABIC method | 3.2-4.6 mm

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.6 - 0.9 %

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SABIC method | 3.2-4.6 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Auto Aftermarket,Medical Device,Monitoring and Imaging,Pharmaceutical Packaging & Drug Delivery,Respiratory,Surgical Devices,Wireless Communications,Wiring Devices

Fillers

30% Glass Fiber

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C, Drying Time: 3-4hrs, Drying Time (Cumulative): 12hrs, Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%, Melt Temperature: 250-265°C, Nozzle Temperature: 245-260°C, Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 250-265°C, Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 245-260°C, Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 240-255°C, Mold Temperature: 65-90°C, Back Pressure: 0.3-0.7MPa, Screw Speed: 50-80rpm, Shot to Cylinder Size: 40-80%, Vent Depth: 0.025-0.038mm