LEXAN™ Copolymer MPX3 - Europe

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Description

Improved flow PC with excellent processability and mold release.

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

0.15 %

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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

6 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 50 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.3 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

71 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

12 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 | notched 80*10*3, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

242 J/m

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ASTM D 256 | notched, -30°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

72 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

60 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 | 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

122 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

122 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

140 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

19.5 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

18 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 220°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.4 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Lawn/Garden, Fog Lamp, Forward Lighting, Enclosures, Energy Management, Electronic Components, Auto Aftermarket, Displays, Chocolate Mold, Data Transfer, Wireless Communications, Wiring Devices, Traffic Management, Personal Care, Non-LED Lighting, LED Lighting, Meter Water, Recreational Vehicle, Rear/Signal Lighting

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 120°C
Drying Time: 3 to 4.0hrs
Drying Time (Cumulative): 48hrs
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Melt Temperature: 295 to 315.0°C
Nozzle Temperature: 290 to 310.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 295 to 315.0°C
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 280 to 305.0°C
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 270 to 295.0°C
Mold Temperature: 70 to 95.0°C
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Screw Speed: 40 to 70.0rpm
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.076mm

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