ULTEM™ Resin AUT200 - Americas

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Description

Transparent high flow Polyetherimide (Tg 217C). Very low outgassing and plateout, for automotive lighting applications where highly metallized, reflective surfaces are required. Haze onset temperature of 204C (SABIC IP 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

1.27 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)

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

6 %

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ISO 527 | yield, 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

3 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA | V-notch Edgew, 23°C, 80*10*4 sp=62mm

Impact strength, Izod notched

23.0 °C

5 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A | notched 80*10*4, 23°C

Instrumented Impact, Total Energy

23.0 °C

33 J

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ASTM D 3763 | 23°C

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

105 MPa

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ISO 527 | yield, 5 mm/min

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

ISO 180/1U | unnotched 80*10*4, 23°C

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

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

193 - 205 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

205 °C

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ASTM D 648 | 3.2 mm, unannealed

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

193 °C

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

Vicat softening temperature

212 °C

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ISO 306 | Rate B/120

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

17.8 g/10min

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ASTM D 1238 | 337°C/6.7 kgf

Melt volume-flow rate

25 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

Fog Lamp, Forward Lighting, Engine Component, Electrical, Heavy Vehicles, Electronic Components, Auto Electrical, Auto Aftermarket, Wireless Communications, Recreational Vehicle, Rear/Signal Lighting, Overhead, Non-LED Lighting, LED Lighting

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

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

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