Outstanding performance in decorating and processability. Primarily used in Optical and Appliance applications. Water clear appearance with no odor or taste. This resin is well suited for making thin-wall moldings such as fish tank aquariums, automotive license plate frames, etc. Ideally designed for difficult moldings that require maximum flow.

  • UL-94 HB
  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding

Features & Benefits

UL-94 HB Rating

Properties

Product Resources

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

194

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

26

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

163

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

< 1.0

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

11700

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.3

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D785

M scale

74

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.4

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

7800

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

408000

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-41

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

50

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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.