FLEX NORYL™ Resin WCD801A - Europe

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Description

FLEX NORYL™ WCD801A resin is a flexible, non-reinforced, migration improved, extrudable blend of Polyphenylene Ether (PPE) + Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE). This material contains non-halogenated flame retardant and performance capable of meeting UL VW-1 requirements, 80C end use temperature rating, and heat deformation performance as defined by UL 1581. FLEX NORYL WCD801A resin is intended for evaluation in wire insulation and cable jacket applications in dark colors. It has a Shore A Hardness reading of 80 and exhibits superior thermal stability, very low water absorption, good electric properties, and low specific gravity. Processing is typically conducted on standard extrusion equipment, and UL 1581 testing is conducted on 2.0mm wire with 0.12mm X 20 stranded copper conductor.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Limiting oxygen index

23.0 °C

26 %

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Relative density

23.0 °C

1.1 [-]

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ASTM D 792 |

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

119 %

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ISO 527 | break, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

0.09 GPa

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ISO 178 | 12.5 mm/min

Hardness, Shore A

23.0 °C

80 [-]

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ASTM D 2240 | 30S reading

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

13 MPa

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ISO 527 | break, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Brittleness temperature

-40 °C

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<, ASTM D 746

Flammability

Smoke Density on 0.5mm plaque, Non-flame, Ds, max: 95- ASTM E 662 <br> Smoke Density on 0.5mm plaque, Flame, Ds, max: 142- ASTM E 662

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

600 V

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IEC 60112 |

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

2.8 [-]

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IEC 60250

Dielectric constant, 60Hz

23.0 °C

2.8 [-]

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IEC 60250 | 50/60 Hz

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

23 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1 | in oil, 2.0mm

Dissipation factor, 1MHz

23.0 °C

4E-3 [-]

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IEC 60250

Dissipation factor, 50Hz

23.0 °C

0.03 [-]

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IEC 60250 | 50/60 Hz

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

3.80E+15 Ω·cm

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IEC 60093

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

11 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 250°C/5.0 kgf

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Wireless Communications, Personal Computing, Enclosure/Housing/Cover, Heavy Vehicles, Freezer, Wire & cable

Availability

Americas

Features

Flexible, Hydrolytic Stability, Low Creep Sensitivity, Flame Retardant, Thin Wall, Non-Halogenated, Non-Chlorinated, Non-Brominated, Good Processability, Ductile

Processing methods

Die Temperature: 220 to 250.0°C
Drying Temperature: 75 to 85.0°C
Screw Speed: 15 to 85.0rpm
Cross-head Temperature: 220 to 250.0°C
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Cooling Water Air Gap: 100 to 200.0mm
Melt Temperature: 220 to 250.0°C
Water Bath Temperature: 15 to 60.0°C
Screen Pack: 150 to 100.0-
Drying Time: 5 to 7.0hrs
Conductor Pre-heat Temperature: 25 to 120.0°C
Feed Zone Temperature: 180 to 220.0°C
Drying Time (Cumulative): 12hrs
Neck Temperature: 220 to 250.0°C
Middle Zone Temperatures: 220 to 250.0°C
Head Zone Temperature: 220 to 250.0°C
Extruder Length/Diameter Ratio (L/D): 22:1 to 26:1-

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