ULTEM™ Resin AUT195 - Americas

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Description

High flow Polyetherimide blend for automotive lighting applications where highly metallized, reflective surfaces are required. Haze onset temperature of 195C (SABIC test method).

This material data has been provided by Sabic.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.27 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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ISO 62 | (23°C / 50% RH)

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.9 %

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ISO 62-1 | (23°C/saturated)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

3 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

70 %

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ASTM D 638 | brk, Type I, 5 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.1 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

4 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA | V-notch Edgew 80*10*4 sp=62mm, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

5 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | 80*10*4, -30°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

96 MPa

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ASTM D 638 | yld, Type I, 5 mm/min

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

6E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

6E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Heat deflection temperature

180 - 195 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

195 °C

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ISO 75/Be | Edgew 120*10*4 sp=100mm

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

180 °C

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ISO 75/Ae | Edgew 120*10*4 sp=100mm

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.23 W/(m·K)

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ISO 8302

Vicat softening temperature

205 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

24 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 337°C/6.6 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

16 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 340°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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SABIC method | on tensile bar

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Forward Lighting, Trim

Availability

Europe,Americas

Features

High Stiffness, Hydrolytic Stability, Chemical Resistance, Low Smoke and Toxicity, Good Mechanicals in Broad Temperature Range, Low Creep Sensitivity, Low Shrinkage, Good metal adhesion, Amorphous, High Strength, High Heat Resistance, Good dimensional stability, Flame Retardant

Processing methods

Melt Temperature: 340 to 380.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 340 to 360.0°C
Drying Temperature: 130 to 140.0°C
Hopper Temperature: 80 to 100.0°C
Drying Time: 3 to 4.0hrs
Nozzle Temperature: 340 to 360.0°C
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 330 to 350.0°C
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 320 to 340.0°C
Mold Temperature: 125 to 140.0°C

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