PolymersCA-8125

Impact-modified grade polymer designed for extrusion process. The typical applications are sheets, lighting profiles, tubes products. CA-8125 has up to 3 times impact strength of general-purpose acrylic polymers without sacrificing the optical and weathering resistance properties.

  • Impact Modified

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-8125

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

15000

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

430000

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

9800

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

5

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.4

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

10

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-8125

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

1.6

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

195

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

230

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

8 X 10^-5

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-8125

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

< 1.8

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-8125

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.17

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

90, f1

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

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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.