PS 1540

Alternative and trade names
1540
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Description

TPSC, Polystyrene Crystal 1540 is a high flow polystyrene for injection molding application. It offers low viscosity at high shear rate, that allows a good injectability, and a relatively high softening point.

This material data has been provided by Toling Corporation Sdn Bhd .

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.04 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.1 %

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maximum, ASTM D570

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

2 %

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ASTM D638

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

3.24 GPa

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ASTM D790

Hardness, Rockwell L

23.0 °C

70 [-]

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ASTM D785

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

23.0 °C

7.5 kJ/m²

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ISO 180

Yield strength

23.0 °C

45 MPa

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ASTM D638

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

7.1E-5 1/K

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ASTM D696

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

75 °C

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ASTM D648

Vicat softening temperature

91 °C

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ASTM D1525

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

135 kV/mm

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ASTM D149

Surface resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+13 Ω/sq

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IEC 93

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

12 g/10min

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ASTM D1238

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

CUTLERY, JEWEL BOX, TOY