ULTEM™ Resin AUT230 - Europe

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Description

Transparent polyetherimide (Tg 247C). Very low outgassing and plateout, for automotive lighting applications where highly metallized, reflective surfaces are required. Haze onset temperature of 230C (SABIC Innovative Plastics method)

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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

1.3 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

0.6 %

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ISO 62 | (23°C / 50% RH)

Relative density

23.0 °C

1.3 [-]

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ASTM D 792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

1.75 %

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ISO 62-1 | (23°C/saturated)

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

3.11 GPa

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ISO 527 | 1 mm/min

Elongation

23.0 °C

16.8 %

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ISO 527 | break, 5 mm/min

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.08 GPa

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ISO 178 | 2 mm/min

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

123 MPa

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ISO 178 | yield, 2 mm/min

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

5 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | notched 80*10*4, -30°C

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

74 J/m

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ASTM D 256 | notched, -30°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

33 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

95 MPa

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ISO 527 | yield, 5 mm/min

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | unnotched 80*10*4

Impact strength, Izod unnotched, ASTM

ASTM D 4812 | 23°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ball Pressure Test

Passes

IEC 60695-10-2 | 125°C +/- 2°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

5E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

5E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-2 | 23°C to 150°C

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

237 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 6.4 mm, unannealed

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

228 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

238 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

8 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

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.5 %

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SABIC method | 3.2 mm

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Fog Lamp, Forward Lighting

Availability

Europe,Asia,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

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

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