PolymersCA-61 FDA

Resin designed for both injection molding and extrusion processes, offering good heat resistance and medium flow. Offers outstanding processability and optical clarity, and can be easily blended with other resins and colors. Suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

6.0
Melt Flow Index
  • FDA Compliant
  • UL-94 HB
  • AMECA
  • Food Grade
  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

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Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

216

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

196

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

6

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

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

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Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

9600

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

3.4

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

440000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

15600

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

.3

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

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Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

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Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

50

3-Year Weathering

SAE J576 (AMECA)

-

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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.