Hytrel® 4053FGF NC010

Alternative and trade names
TPC-ET
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Description

Common features of Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer include mechanical and physical properties such as exceptional toughness and resilience, high resistance to creep, impact and flex fatigue, flexibility at low temperatures and good retention of properties at elevated temperatures. In addition, it resists many industrial chemicals, oils and solvents. Special grades include heat stabilised, flame retardant, food contact compliant, blow molding and extrusion grades. Concentrates offered include black pigments, UV protection additives, heat stabilisers, and flame retardants.Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer is plasticiser free.The good melt stability of Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer normally enables the recycling of properly handled production waste. If recycling is not possible, DuPont recommends, as the preferred option, incineration with energy recovery (-24 kJ/g of base polymer) in appropriately equipped installations.For disposal, local regulations have to be observed.Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer typically is used in demanding applications in the automotive, fluid power, electrical/electronic, consumer goods, appliance and power tool, sporting goods, furniture, industrial and off-road transportation/equipment industry.Hytrel® 4053FGF is a low modulus high performance thermoplastic elastomer developed for applications in contact with food. It is suitable for extrusion and injection molding processes.FOOD CONTACTThis product is manufactured according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) principles and generally accepted in food contact applications in Europe and the USA when meeting applicable use conditions.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.15 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.06 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

900 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

0.06 GPa

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ISO 178

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

38 [-]

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max., ISO 7619-1

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-40.0 °C

100 kJ/m²

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No Break @ 23,-6°C, ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-40.0 °C

68 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.5 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

24 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

148 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3 | 18°F/min

Vicat softening temperature

104 °C

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ISO 306 | 90°F, 2 lbf

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

9.5 g/10min

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ISO 1133 | 190°C/2.16kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.2 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.2 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Technological properties

Property
Processing methods

Drying Recommended: yes, Drying Temperature: 80°C, Drying Time, Dehumidified Dryer: 2-3h, Processing Moisture Content: ≤0.08%, Melt Temperature Optimum: 180°C, Mold Temperature Optimum: 35°C, Min. mold temperature: 30°C, Max. mold temperature: 40°C