LEXAN™ Copolymer HPH4504H - Europe

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Description

High heat specialty polycarbonate with enhanced autoclavability. For medical devices and pharmaceutical applications. Healthcare management of change, biocompatible (ISO10993 of USP Class VI). EtO, steam, gamma and e-beam sterilizable.

This material data has been provided by Sabic.

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

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.2 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.35 %

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ISO 62 | (23°C / 50% RH)

Relative density

23.0 °C

1.2 [-]

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ASTM D 792 |

Specific volume

23.0 °C

0.83 cm³/g

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.16 %

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ISO 62-1 | (23°C/saturated)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.26 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

7 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.12 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

66 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

85 [-]

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ASTM D 785 |

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

122 [-]

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ASTM D 785

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

15 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA | V-notch Edgew, 23°C, 80*10*4 sp=62mm

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

11 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | notched 80*10*4, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

640 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

23.0 °C

3204 J/m

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ASTM D 4812 | 23°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

73 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

65 MPa

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

6E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | -40°C to 40°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

6E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | -40°C to 40°C

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

132 °C

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ISO 75/Af | Flatw 80*10*4 sp=64mm

Relative temperature index, electrical

125 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

125 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

125 °C

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UL 746B

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

1.26E-3 J/(kg·K)

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ASTM C 351

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.21 W/(m·K)

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ASTM C177

Vicat softening temperature

155 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94V-2 Flame Class Rating: 1.47mm UL 94 <br> UL Recognized, 94V-2 Flame Class Rating: 1.47mm UL 94

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

3 V

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UL 746A | (UL) {PLC}

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

3 [-]

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ASTM D 150

Dielectric constant, 60Hz

23.0 °C

3.15 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

20.3 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in air, 3.2 mm

Dissipation factor, 100Hz

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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ASTM D 150

Dissipation factor, 50Hz

23.0 °C

1.2E-3 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | 50/60 Hz

High Volt Arc Track Rate

23.0 °C

3 PLC Code

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UL 746A | (PLC)

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

2.60E+17 Ω·cm

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>, ASTM D 257

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Haze

1 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Refractive index

1.6 [-]

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ASTM D542

Transmission

85 %

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ASTM D 1003 | 2.54 mm

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

3 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

3 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 300°C/1.2 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Animal Testing, Respiratory, Surgical Devices, Pharmaceutical Packaging & Drug Delivery, Medical Device

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Features

Care Compliance

Processing methods

Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.076mm
Screw Speed: 40 to 70.0rpm
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Melt Temperature: 340 to 360.0°C
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 325 to 350.0°C
Drying Time (Cumulative): 48hrs
Mold Temperature: 80 to 115.0°C
Drying Time: 3 to 4.0hrs
Drying Temperature: 120°C
Nozzle Temperature: 330 to 355.0°C
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 340 to 360.0°C
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 315 to 340.0°C

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