ULTEM™ Resin 1000FC - Europe

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Description

ULTEM 1000FC resin is an amorphous, transparent polyetherimide (PEI) plastic offering a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 217?C. This inherently flame retardant resin has UL94 V0, V2 and 5VA ratings and is RoHS compliant. ULTEM 1000FC resin is an unreinforced general purpose grade offering high heat resistance, high strength and modulus and broad chemical resistance up to high temperatures. This grade is US FDA and EU Food Contact compliant and has NSF51 listing for selected colors.

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

1.27 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Limiting oxygen index

23.0 °C

47 %

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Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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ISO 62 | (23°C / 50% RH)

Water absorption

23.0 °C

1.25 %

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ISO 62-1 | (23°C/saturated)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

3.2 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

6 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.3 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

160 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

Hardness, Ball Indentation

23.0 °C

140 MPa

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ISO 2039-1 | H358/30

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

10 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/2C | 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | notched 80*10*4, 23°C

Taber Abrasion

23.0 °C

10 mg/1000cy

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SABIC method | CS-17, 1 kg

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

105 MPa

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | 80*10*4, 23°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

5E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

5E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

200 °C

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

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

190 °C

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

Relative temperature index, electrical

170 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

170 °C

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UL 746B

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

170 °C

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UL 746B

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.24 W/(m·K)

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ISO 8302

Vicat softening temperature

215 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate A/50

Flammability

Glow Wire Flammability Index 960°C, passes at: 3.2mm IEC 60695-2-12 <br> Glow Wire Flammability Index 960°C, passes at: 3.2mm IEC 60695-2-12 <br> UL Recognized, 94V-0 Flame Class Rating: ≥0.75mm UL 94 <br> UL Recognized, 94-5VA Flame Class Rating: ≥3mm UL 94 <br> UL Recognized, 94V-2 Flame Class Rating: ≥0.4mm UL 94 <br> UL Recognized, 94V-2 Flame Class Rating: ≥0.4mm UL 94 <br> UL Yellow Card Link: https://iq.ul.com/ul/cert.aspx?ULID=101048254- -

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

4 V

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UL 746A | (UL) {PLC}

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

2.9 [-]

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IEC 60250

Dielectric constant, 60Hz

23.0 °C

2.9 [-]

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IEC 60250 | 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

25 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1 | in oil, 1.6 mm

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

2.5E-3 [-]

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IEC 60250 | 2450 MHz

Dissipation factor, 1MHz

23.0 °C

6E-3 [-]

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IEC 60250

Dissipation factor, 50Hz

23.0 °C

5E-4 [-]

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IEC 60250 | 50/60 Hz

High Amp Arc Ignition

23.0 °C

3 mm

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≥, UL 746A | PLC 3

High Volt Arc Track Rate

23.0 °C

2 PLC Code

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UL 746A | (PLC)

Hot-Wire Ignition

23.0 °C

3 mm

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≥, UL 746A | PLC 1

Sheet resistivity, ROA

23.0 °C

1.00E+15 Ω

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>, IEC 60093

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+15 Ω·cm

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IEC 60093 |

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

13 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 360°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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SABIC method | on tensile bar

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine, Building Element, Animal Testing, Food Transportation, Medical Device

Availability

Europe

Features

High Stiffness, Hydrolytic Stability, Chemical Resistance, Low Smoke and Toxicity, Good Mechanicals in Broad Temperature Range, Low Creep Sensitivity, Low Shrinkage, Good metal adhesion, Amorphous, High Strength, General Purpose, High Heat Resistance, Good dimensional stability, Flame Retardant, Food Contact Acceptable

Processing methods

Melt Temperature: 370 to 410.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 360 to 415.0°C
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 340 to 395.0°C
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Hopper Temperature: 80 to 120.0°C
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 350 to 405.0°C
Drying Temperature: 150°C
Drying Time: 4 to 6.0hrs
Mold Temperature: 140 to 180.0°C
Nozzle Temperature: 350 to 405.0°C

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