Polypropylene Reinforced with 30% Natural Fibers (PP+NF30)

Alternative and trade names
Polywood®, Polifor®, DuraSense®
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Description

Reinforced polyproipylene with 30% natural fiber. Different grades are available which are U.V. stabilized or stable to weather.

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

1.0 - 1.02 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

2.1 - 3.1 GPa

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Elongation

3.0 - 5.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

4.0 - 8.0 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

15 kJ/m²

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30 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

25.0 - 45.0 MPa

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at 3-5% strain

Thermal

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

8e-05 - 9e-05 1/K

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Thermal conductivity

0.18 - 0.2 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Packaging, boxes, mirror connectors, cowl vent grilles

Fillers

30% Natural Fiber

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Processing methods

Injection molding