Styrene acrylonitrile (SAN)

Alternative and trade names
Kibisan®, Cycolac™, Luran®, Lustran®
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Optically transparent, offering outstanding aesthetics, flow, toughness, dimensional stability, excellent colorability, scratch resistance and high temperature resistance. FDA approved.

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

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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1.07 - 1.08 g/cm³

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Elastic modulus

3.5 - 3.9 GPa

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2.0 - 9.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

1.0 - 4.0 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

18 kJ/m²

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25 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

55.0 - 85.0 MPa

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at 2-9% strain



Coefficient of thermal expansion

7e-05 - 8e-05 1/K

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Specific heat capacity

1300 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

0.17 - 0.18 W/(m·K)

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UL 94 HB



Dielectric constant

2.7 [-]

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3 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

100000000000000 Ω·m

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Technological properties

Application areas

Cosmetic caps, pharmaceutical packaging, food packaging, dishes, industrial battery housing

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming