PolymersCA-51 FDA

Injection molding resin with medium melt flow rate suitable for application requiring FDA compliance

  • UL-94 HB
  • FDA Compliant
  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding
  • Food Grade

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 FDA

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

14800

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

419000

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.3

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.6

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

8100

Flexural Modulus

ASTM D790

psi

432000

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 FDA

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 FDA

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

15

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

168

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

201

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51 FDA

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

85, f2

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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.