PolymersCA-1000 E

High impact modified resin for extrusion with up to 12 times the strength of general purpose acrylic. Outstanding performance, surface gloss, optical clarity and high light transmissions. Excellent blend stock material for those applications requiring non-standard impact material.

  • UL-94 HB
  • AMECA
  • Extrusion
  • Impact Modified

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-1000 E

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

1.2

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

38

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

255000

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

56

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

6510

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

8890

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-1000 E

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.8

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

90.7

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-1000 E

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

227

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

176

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

1.1

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

12 X 10^-5

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-1000 E

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

90,f1

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.16

3-Year Weathering

SAE J576 (AMECA)

-

Listed

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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.