Excellent performance and processability. Designed for all injection molding and extrusion processes. CA-68 has high heat resistances and stiffness. Ideally suited for display cases, housewares products, and the preferred resin for rod extrusions. Crystal clear appearance and can be easily blended with other resins and colors.

8.0
Melt Flow Index
  • UL-94 HB
  • General Purpose
  • Injection Molding
  • Specialty Grades

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-68

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

215

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

194

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

8

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

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-68

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

50

3-Year Weathering

SAE J576 (AMECA)

-

Listed

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-68

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

8500

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

2.7

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

420000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

14800

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

CA-68

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

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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.