VALOX™ Resin VAC3001

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Description

Unfilled PBT modified with elastomer. Targeted for flexible hinge 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

1.29 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

2.5 GPa

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ASTM D 638 | 50 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

160 %

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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

2.2 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

75 MPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

4 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

5 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

-30.0 °C

25 J/m

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ASTM D 256

23.0 °C

59 J/m

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ASTM D 256

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

31 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Yield strength

23.0 °C

48 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | Type I, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

9.18E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

7.9E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

47 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 1.82 MPa, 3.2mm, unannealed

Vicat softening temperature

156 °C

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ASTM D 1525 | Rate B/50

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94HB Flame Class Rating | 1.5mm | UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant

23.0 °C

2.9 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

15.9 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in air, 0.8 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | at 1 MHz

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+15 Ω·m

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ASTM D 257

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

17 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 250°C/1.2 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

16 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | 250°C/1.2 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

2.1 - 2.3 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

2.1 - 2.3 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Medical Device,Wireless Communications, hinge applications.

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: 50-75°C, Back Pressure: 0.3-0.7MPa, Screw Speed: 50-100rpm, Shot to Cylinder Size: 40-80%, Vent Depth: 0.025-0.038mm