PolymersCA-41 HF

CA-41 HF is a general-purpose grade polymer designed for injection molding applications. The typical applications are fish tank aquariums, key chains, sample holders etc. CA-41 HF is also used as a carrier resin for color concentrates (master batch). CA-41 HF has very high melt flow rate owing to the monomeric formulation design. It is suitable for making thin-wall molded parts or large size molded parts. This grade is ideally designed for difficult moldings that require very high flow.

  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41 HF

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (-30 to 30°C)

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

34

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

192

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

160

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41 HF

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

7680

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.4

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.3

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

11050

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

395500

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D785

M scale

74

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41 HF

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

< 1.0

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41 HF

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

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**Applicable to the acrylic substrate

These suggestions and data are based on information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.