Styrene acrylonitrile (SAN)

Alternative and trade names
Kibisan®, Cycolac™, Luran®, Lustran®
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Description

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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Properties

General

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Density

1.07 - 1.08 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

3.5 - 3.9 GPa

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Elongation

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

Thermal

PropertyValue

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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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

2.7 [-]

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3 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

100000000000000 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

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

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming