PolymersCA-81 FDA

Excellent performance and processability. Designed for both injection molding and extrusion processes. Lubricated resin with a high molecular weight. Crystal clear in appearance and can be easily blended with other resins and colors. Suitable for application requiring FDA compliance

  • UL-94 HB
  • FDA Compliant
  • Food Grade

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-81 FDA

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

4

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

9700

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

0.35

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

16100

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

500000

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

2

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-81 FDA

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.0

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-81 FDA

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

90, f1

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-81 FDA

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

225

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

208

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

6 X 10^-5

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

2.2

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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.