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State: transparent
Application: injection molding grade
Material Properties
 Mechanical Properties Conditions
State 1 State 2 ASTM
Elastic Modulus (MPa)   2001  tensile   D638
Tensile Strength (MPa)   35 at break   D638
  48 at yield   D638
Flexural Strength (MPa)
at yield or break
  69     D790
Elongation at break (%)   20     D638
Hardness   94  Rockwell R   D638
Izod Impact (J/cm of notch)
1/8" thick specimen unless noted
  0.8 - 1.1     D256A

 Thermal Properties Conditions
Pressure State ASTM
Coef of Thermal Expansion (10-6/ºC)   60 - 130     D696
Deflection Temperature (ºC)   97   0.46 MPa   D648
  90   1.82 MPa   D648

 Physical & Electrical Properties Conditions
State ASTM
Specific Gravity  1.08   D792
Water Absorption (% weight increase)  0.35  after 24 hrs D570

 Processing Properties Conditions
Type ASTM
Melting Temperature (ºC)  120  Tg, amorphous  
Processing Temperature (ºC)  235 - 260  general  
Linear Mold Shrinkage (cm/cm)  0.009 - 0.067   D955

Suppliers
A. Schulman Akron, OH  800-662-7203
BASF Corp. Mount Olive, NJ  800-BC-RESIN
Bayer Corp. Pittsburgh, PA  800-662-2927
Diamond Polymers Akron, OH  888-437-4674
GE Plastics Pittsfield, MA  800-845-0600
LG Chemical America, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, NJ   
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