LEXAN™ Copolymer 4704 - Americas

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Description

High heat resistant polycarbonate copolymer, provides DTUL of 300F at 264 psi. FDA food contact compliant in limited colors. Effective January 15th, 2008 this grade will no longer be supported with biocompatibility information and should not be used for medical applications which require biocompatibility. Alternative grade HPH4704.

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

1.19 g/cm³

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ASTM D 792

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

0.19 %

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ASTM D 570 | (23°C/24hrs)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.3 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

78 %

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ASTM D 638 | brk, Type I, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.33 GPa

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ASTM D 790 | 1.3 mm/min, 50 mm span

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

97 MPa

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ASTM D 790 | yld, 1.3 mm/min, 50 mm span

Hardness, Rockwell M

23.0 °C

92 [-]

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ASTM D 785 |

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

127 [-]

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ASTM D 785

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

45 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA | V-notch Edgew 80*10*3 sp=62mm, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

373 kJ/m²

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ASTM D 256 | notched, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

373 J/m

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ASTM D 256 | notched, 23°C

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

74 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

77 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | brk, Type I, 50 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

ISO 179/1eU | Unnotch Edgew 80*10*3 sp=62mm, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | 80*10*3, 23°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ball Pressure Test

nan

IEC 60695-10-2 | 125°C +/- 2°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

8.1E-5 1/K

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ASTM E 831 | -40°C to 95°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, 0.45 MPa

165 °C

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ISO 75/Be | Edgew 120*10*4 sp=100mm

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

148 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 3.2mm, unannealed

Relative temperature index, electrical

130 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

130 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

130 °C

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UL 746B

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

1.25E-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

167 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Flammability

UL Recognized, 94HB Flame Class Rating: 1.5 mm UL 94 br UL Yellow Card Link:

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

3 V

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UL 746A | (UL) {PLC}

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

3.1 [-]

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ASTM D 150

Dielectric constant, 60Hz

23.0 °C

3.27 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

20 kV/mm

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ASTM D 149 | in air, 3.2 mm

Dissipation factor, 100Hz

23.0 °C

0.03 [-]

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ASTM D 150

Dissipation factor, 50Hz

23.0 °C

1.6E-3 [-]

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ASTM D 150 | 50/60 Hz

High Amp Arc Ignition

23.0 °C

1.5 mm

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UL 746A | PLC 4

High Volt Arc Track Rate

23.0 °C

3 PLC Code

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UL 746A | (PLC)

Hot-Wire Ignition

23.0 °C

1.5 mm

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UL 746A | PLC 3

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

2.50E+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

2 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

6 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 300°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.8 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Food Container, Electronic Components, Commercial Storage/Cookware, Small Appliance, Servingware

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Features

High Heat Resistance

Processing methods

Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0 % br Mold Temperature: 80 to 115.0 °C br Nozzle Temperature: 345 to 365.0 °C br Drying Temperature: 120 °C br Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7 MPa br Drying Time (Cumulative): 48 hrs br Drying Time: 3 to 4.0 hrs br Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02 % br Middle

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