FLEX NORYL™ Resin WCA875 - Americas

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Description

FLEX NORYL™ WCA875 resin is a flexible, non-reinforced 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, 105C end use temperature rating, and heat deformation performance as defined by UL 1581. FLEX NORYL WCA875 resin is intended for evaluation in wire insulation applications in dark colors. It has a Shore A Hardness reading of 87 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

29 %

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Relative density

23.0 °C

1.03 [-]

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ASTM D 792 |

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

170 %

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ISO 527 | break, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

0 GPa

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ISO 178 | 12.5 mm/min

Hardness, Shore A

23.0 °C

87 [-]

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ASTM D 2240 | 30S reading

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

16 MPa

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ISO 527 | break, 50 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Brittleness temperature

-40 °C

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<, ASTM D 746

Glow Wire Ignition Temperature

800 °C

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IEC 60695-2-13 | 3.0 mm

Flammability

Smoke Density on 0.5mm plaque, Non-flame, Ds, max: 112- ASTM E 662 <br> Smoke Density on 0.5mm plaque, Flame, Ds, max: 146- ASTM E 662 <br> Glow Wire Flammability Index 960°C, passes at: 3mm IEC 60695-2-12 <br> Glow Wire Flammability Index 960°C, passes at: 3mm IEC 60695-2-12

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

600 V

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IEC 60112 |

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

2.7 [-]

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IEC 60250

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

22.8 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1 | in oil, 2.0mm

Dissipation factor, 1MHz

23.0 °C

3.5E-3 [-]

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IEC 60250

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

2.20E+0 - 1.00E+17 Ω·cm

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ASTM D 257

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

16 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 250°C/10.0 kgf

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Medical Device, Data Transfer, Wire & cable

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Processing methods

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

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