PolymersCA-927 FDA

Impact modified acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 7 times the strength of general purpose acrylic. Outstanding performance, surface gloss, optical clarity and light transmissions. Practical toughness and excellent in blending with other resins and with colorant. Suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

4.5
Melt Flow Index
  • FDA Compliant
  • UL-94 HB
  • AMECA
  • Impact Modified
  • Food Grade

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 FDA

CA-927 FDA Metric

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

91.3

91.3

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<1.8

<1.8

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

< 1.0

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 FDA

CA-927 FDA Metric

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.17

1.17

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

HB

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

50

50

3-Year Weathering

SAE J576 (AMECA)

-

Listed

Listed

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 FDA

CA-927 FDA Metric

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

233

112

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

174

79

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

4.5

4.5

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

8 X 10^-5

8 X 10^-5

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

0.2-0.6

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 FDA

CA-927 FDA Metric

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

7300

50

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

5.3

5.3

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

290000

2000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

11000

76

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

.9

50

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

27

3.05

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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.