LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ AM Compound DC004XXAR1 - Americas

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LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ AM, grade name DC004XXAR1, is a compound based on PC resin containing 20% carbon fiber for Large Format Additive manufacturing (LFAM) applications needing higher stiffness vs glass fiber. PC based compounds deliver higher strength, higher temperature performance and higher throughput compared to ABS and PPE, as well as excellent ductility and smooth surface finish

This material data has been provided by Sabic.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Relative density

23.0 °C

1.27 [-]

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ASTM D 792 |




23.0 °C

1.6 %

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Modified ASTM D638 | 5mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

66 MPa

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Modified ASTM D790 | 5mm/min

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

124 MPa

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Modified ASTM D638 | 5mm/min



Heat deflection temperature

144 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

144 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 3.2mm, annealed,

Technological properties

Application areas




Processing methods

Extruder L/D: 24-
Drying Temperature: 120°C
Drying Time: 4hrs
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Barrel - Zone 1 Temperature: 250 to 280.0°C
Barrel - Zone 2 Temperature: 260 to 290.0°C
Barrel - Zone 3 Temperature: 260 to 290.0°C
Barrel - Zone 4 Temperature: 260 to 290.0°C
Nozzle Temperature: 260 to 290.0°C
Melt Temperature: 260 to 290.0°C
Bed Temperature: 100 to 120.0°C
Extruder Pressure: <11MPa

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