PolymersCA-927 GHF

Impact modified, high flow acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 7 times the strength of general purpose acrylic, formulated for applications where gamma ray sterilization is required. Ideal for a variety of medical device parts, as well as housewares products.

12.0
Melt Flow Index
  • FDA Compliant
  • USP Class VI
  • Medical/Biocompatible Grade

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 GHF

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

226

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

164

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

12

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

ASTM D696

mm/(mm-oC)

10 X 10^-5

Molding Shrinkage

ASTM D955

%

0.2-0.6

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 GHF

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

90

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<2

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Yellowness Index

ASTM D1925

-

< 1.0

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 GHF

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.15

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

CA-927 GHF

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

7200

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

15

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

345000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

7000

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

.9

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

28

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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.