LEXAN™ Copolymer XHT3146 - Americas

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Description

XHT3146 is a high mold release version of XHT3141 high heat polycarbonate copolymer. It is available in a range of opaque and limited transparent 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

1.2 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.3 %

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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

0.3 %

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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

6 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.5 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

80 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

11 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA | V-notch Edgew 80*10*3 sp=62mm, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

9 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | 80*10*3, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

97 J/m

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ASTM D 256

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

68 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

70 MPa

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ISO 527 | yield, 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 | 80*10*3, -30°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

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

152 - 164 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

164 °C

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

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

152 °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

170 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

16 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 300°C/1.2 kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Forward Lighting

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Processing methods

Screw Speed: 40 to 90.0rpm
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Drying Temperature: 135°C
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.08mm
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Nozzle Temperature: 285 to 345.0°C
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 270 to 330.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 290 to 350.0°C
Melt Temperature: 290 to 350.0°C
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Drying Time: 4 to 6.0hrs
Mold Temperature: 95 to 130.0°C
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 280 to 340.0°C

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