LEXAN™ Copolymer XHT2146 - Americas

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Description

XHT2146 resin is a high flow, high heat polycarbonate copolymer with improved release performance compared to LEXAN XHT2141 resin. 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

0.23 %

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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

2.6 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

6.5 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.45 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

100 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

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

11 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | 80*10*4, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

115 J/m

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ASTM D 256 | notched, 23°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

68 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

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, 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

142 - 155 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

155 °C

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

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

142 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

160 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/50

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

46 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 330°C/2.16 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

43 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

Forward Lighting, Fog Lamp, Rear/Signal Lighting, Medical Device

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Features

High Heat Resistance

Processing methods

Mold Temperature: 85 to 130.0°C
Screw Speed: 40 to 90.0rpm
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%
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Drying Time: 4 to 6.0hrs
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.08mm
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 280 to 340.0°C
Drying Temperature: 125°C

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