LEXAN™ Copolymer XHT3143T - Americas

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Description

XHT3143T is a high flow, UV stabilized, high heat polycarbonate copolymer. It is only available in 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

1.21 [-]

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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 | notched 80*10*3, -30°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, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | unnotched 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, 0.45 MPa

166 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 3.2 mm, unannealed

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

152 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

170 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

33 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 330°C/2.16 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

30 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 330°C/2.16kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.6 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Auto Aftermarket, Forward Lighting, Exterior, Electronic Components, Medical Device, Non-LED Lighting, Wireless Communications

Availability

Europe,Americas

Features

High Heat Resistance

Processing methods

Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 280 to 310.0°C
Nozzle Temperature: 285 to 320.0°C
Drying Temperature: 135°C
Screw Speed: 40 to 90.0rpm
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 270 to 300.0°C
Mold Temperature: 95 to 130.0°C
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.08mm
Drying Time: 4 to 6.0hrs
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Melt Temperature: 290 to 325.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 290 to 325.0°C

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