Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene + Polycarbonate (ASA+PC)

Alternative and trade names
Geloy, Luran®
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Description

PC/ASA blends provide very good UV-Stability and surface properties. They are widely used for exterior parts in automotive applications. This material can be used to avoid the painting process. PC/ASA blends can be used in injection molding including flame retardant applications. Benefits and features:


  • High gloss and matte surfaces
  • High temperature stability
  • Excellent UV stability and high Impact strength at low temperatures
  • Properties

    General

    Density ρ

    1.11 - 1.16 g/cm³ at 20 °C

    Mechanical

    Elastic modulus E

    2.3 - 2.6 GPa at 20 °C

    Elongation A

    25 - 180 % at 20 °C

    Impact strength, Charpy notched Ivnot

    20 - 70 kJ/m² at 20 °C

    Impact strength, Charpy unnotched Iunnot

    no break

    Max allowed stress σmax

    50 - 65 MPa at 20 °C

    at 3-7% strain

    Thermal

    Coefficient of thermal expansion α

    6E-5 - 9E-5 1/K at 20 °C

    Flammability

    UL 94 HB

    Thermal conductivity λ

    0.17 - 0.25 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

    Electrical

    Dielectric constant εr

    2.8 - 3.5 [-] at 20 °C

    Electrical resistivity ρel

    1.00E+11 - 1.00E+13 Ω·m at 20 °C

    Optical

    Transparency

    no

    Technological properties

    Application areas

    Radiator grilles, mirror housings, truck cabin parts, wind turbines

    Processing methods

    Injection molding, blow molding, extrusion, thermoforming

    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.