ULTEM™ Resin HU1000E - Americas

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Description

Transparent, standard flow Polyetherimide (Tg 217C) with internal mold release. ECO Conforming. For medical devices and pharmaceutical applications. Healthcare management of change, biocompatible (ISO 10993 or USP Class VI); food contact compliant; Steam, Gamma, EtO, and E-beam sterilizable.

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

1.27 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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ISO 62 | (23°C / 50% RH)

Relative density

23.0 °C

1.27 [-]

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

1.25 %

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ISO 62-1 | (23°C/saturated)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

3.2 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

60 %

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ISO 527 | break, 5 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.3 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

160 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 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

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | 80*10*4, 23°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

55 J/m

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ASTM D 256 | notched, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

23.0 °C

1335 J/m

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ASTM D 4812 | 23°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

38 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

85 MPa

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ISO 527 | break, 5 mm/min

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

ISO 179/1eU | Unnotch Edgew 80*10*4 sp=62mm, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | unnotched 80*10*4, 23°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

5.5E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

5.5E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Heat deflection temperature

188 - 207 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

207 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 3.2 mm, unannealed

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

188 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

211 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/50

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

12 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 337°C/6.6 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

17 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133 | MVR at 360°C/5.0 kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Surgical Devices, Animal Testing

Availability

Europe,Asia,Americas

Processing methods

Drying Temperature: 150°C
Maximum Moisture Content: 0.02%
Shot to Cylinder Size: 40 to 60.0%
Melt Temperature: 350 to 400.0°C
Drying Time: 4 to 6.0hrs
Middle - Zone 2 Temperature: 340 to 400.0°C
Rear - Zone 1 Temperature: 330 to 400.0°C
Back Pressure: 0.3 to 0.7MPa
Screw Speed: 40 to 70.0rpm
Nozzle Temperature: 345 to 400.0°C
Front - Zone 3 Temperature: 345 to 400.0°C
Vent Depth: 0.025 to 0.076mm
Drying Time (Cumulative): 24hrs
Mold Temperature: 135 to 165.0°C

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