CA-42 is a specialty grade polymer designed for colorant’s and pigments’ carrier applications. CA-42 has very high melt flow rate owing to the monomeric formulation design. It is suitable for high melt flow rate needed products and color concentrates that requires excellent dispersion property.

  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding

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TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-42

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-42

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-42

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

5800

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.4

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.3

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-42

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

40

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

158

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

168

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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.