LEXAN™ Copolymer FST3403 - Americas

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Description

LEXAN FST3403 resin is a high flow PC Copolymer Resin, suitable for injection molding. This halogen-free flame retardant resin is EN45545 R6 HL3 compliant and an ideal candidate for train interior applications (category R6). It also meets requirements of DIN5510-2, NFPA-130 and PN-K-02511 standards. Available in 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.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.33 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Relative density

23.0 °C

1.33 [-]

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ASTM D 792 |

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.6 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

2.7 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

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

5 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

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | notched 80*10*3, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

90 J/m

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ASTM D 256 | notched, -30°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

80 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

77 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*4, -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

105 °C

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

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

95 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

114 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/50

Flammability

Smoke density, DS-4, 50 kW/m2, 3mm: <150- ISO 5659-2 <br> Heat release, MAHRE, 50 kW/m2, 3 mm: <60kW/m² ISO 5660-1 <br> Smoke toxicity, CITG (8 min), 50 kW/m2, 3 mm: 0.1- ISO 5659-2 <br> Smoke density, VOF4, 50 kW/m2, 3mm: <300- ISO 5659-2 <br> Fire Safety Hazard Level - Requirement set R6: HL3- EN 45545-2:2013

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

12 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 300°C/1.2 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

10 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 300°C/1.2 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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SABIC method

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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SABIC method

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Exterior Rail Components, Amusement Machine, Rail Seating, Rail Cabin Interiors, Interior Rail Components, Wireless Communications, Wiring Devices

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Features

Low Smoke and Toxicity

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 95 to 100.0°C
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.076mm
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 230 to 260.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 250 to 290.0°C
Nozzle Temperature: 245 to 285.0°C
Mold Temperature: 50 to 80.0°C
Screw Speed: 40 to 70.0rpm
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 240 to 280.0°C
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Melt Temperature: 250 to 290.0°C
Drying Time: 6 to 8.0hrs

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