Hytrel® HTR8888 BK190

Alternative and trade names
TPC-ET-I
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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® HTR8888 BK190is designed for blow molding or processing techniques requiring high melt viscosity. It has nominal hardness of 55D, is pigmented black with fine particle size carbon black, and contains a general purpose stabilizer.Typical applications: Hollow thin wall parts requiring a tough polymer with excellent flexibility and temperature properties such as automotive boots.

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Properties

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.23 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

300 %

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min. | ISO 527-1/-2

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

0.21 GPa

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ISO 178

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

55 [-]

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max., ISO 7619-1

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-40.0 °C

26.6 kJ/m²

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No Break @ 23°C, ISO 179/1eA

-6.0 °C

150 kJ/m²

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No Break @ 23°C, ISO 179/1eA

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.48 [-]

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Tear strength

23.0 °C

160 kN/m

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ISO 34-1

Tear strength, transverse

23.0 °C

140 kN/m

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ISO 34-1

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

33.6 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

203 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3 | 18°F/min

Vicat softening temperature

160 °C

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ISO 306 | 90°F, 2 lbf

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

5.9 g/10min

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ISO 1133 | 230°C/10kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1.2 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.6 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Technological properties

Property
Processing methods

Drying Recommended: yes, Drying Temperature: 100°C, Drying Time, Dehumidified Dryer: 2-4h, Processing Moisture Content: ≤0.08%, Melt Temperature Optimum: 240°C, Min. melt temperature: 230°C, Max. melt temperature: 250°C, Mold Temperature Optimum: 45°C, Min. mold temperature: 40°C, Max. mold temperature: 50°C