Injection molding resin with medium heat resistance and melt flow rate. Offers excellent optical properties and design flexibility. Commonly used in a variety of applications including writing utensils, coin and card holders.

  • UL-94 HB
  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

85, f2

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

8100

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D785

M scale

80

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.6

Flexural Modulus

ASTM D790

psi

432000

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.3

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

419000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

14800

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-51

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

201

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

15

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

168

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

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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.