PolymersMS-983

Excellent performance and processability. Designed for both injection molding and extrusion processes. Crystal clear in appearance and can be easily blended with other resins and colors.

1.8
Melt Flow Index
  • UL-94 HB
  • AMECA
  • General Purpose

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

MS-983

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

10,300

Elongation

ASTM D638

%

4.2

Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

490000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

17000

Flexural Modulus

ASTM D790

psi

490000

Impact Strength – Izod (Notched)

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in

>0.2

Impact Strength – Falling Weight (1/8”)

ASTM D5420 GB

in-lb

3

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D785

M scale

95

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

MS-983

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

°F

215

Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)

ASTM D648

°F

203

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D1238

g/10 min

1.8

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

Optical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

MS-983

Luminous Transmittance

ASTM D1003

%

92

Haze

ASTM D1003

%

<2

Refractive Index

ASTM D542

-

1.49

Other

TEST METHOD

UNITS

MS-983

Specific Gravity

ASTM D792

-

1.19

Flammability

UL 94

-

HB

Relative Thermal Index

UL 746 ABC

°C

90

3-Year Weathering

SAE J576 (AMECA)

-

Listed

Water Absorption

ASTM D570

%

.4

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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.