LEXAN™ Copolymer XHT3171 - Europe

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Description

XHT3171 is a 38 MVR high flow, high heat polycarbonate copolymer enabling high aesthetics, thin wall and complex designs. It is available in a range of opaque 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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

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 |

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.35 %

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ISO 62-1 | (23°C/saturated)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.5 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

7 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.4 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

110 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

Hardness, Ball Indentation

23.0 °C

152 MPa

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ISO 2039-1 | H358/30

Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

125 [-]

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ISO 2039-2

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

9 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA | V-notch Edgew 80*10*3 sp=62mm, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

9 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | notched 80*10*3, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

80 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

60 MPa

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ISO 527 | break, 50 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

ISO 179/1eU | Unnotch Edgew 80*10*3 sp=62mm, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | unnotched 80*10*3, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

ASTM D 4812 | 23°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ball Pressure Test

nan

IEC 60695-10-2 | 125°C +/- 2°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

6E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | -40°C to 40°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

167 °C

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ISO 75/Bf | Flatw 80*10*4 sp=64mm

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

154 °C

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ISO 75/Af | Flatw 80*10*4 sp=64mm

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.2 W/(m·K)

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ASTM C177 | @ 25 °C

Vicat softening temperature

173 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/50

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

14 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/2.16 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

12 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 300°C/2.16 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Enclosure/Housing/Cover

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Features

High Heat Resistance

Processing methods

Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 290 to 350.0°C
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.08mm
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 280 to 340.0°C
Nozzle Temperature: 285 to 345.0°C
Screw Speed: 40 to 90.0rpm
Drying Temperature: 130°C
Mold Temperature: 85 to 130.0°C
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 270 to 330.0°C
Drying Time: 4 to 6.0hrs
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Melt Temperature: 290 to 350.0°C

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