RTP 1001 - 1005 FRA are a series of glass fiber reinforced, flame retardant PBT compounds. All are UL94 V-0 certified down to the 1/32" (0.8mm) thickness. These materials exhibit easy flow, excellent physical properties and good processing characteristics.
PROPERTIES & AVERAGE VALUES OF INJECTION MOLDED SPECIMENS
|English|| ||SI Metric|| ||ASTM|
|Primary Additive||25 %|| ||25 %|| || |
|Specific Gravity||1.61|| ||1.61|| || D 792|
|Molding Shrinkage|| |
| 1/8 in (3.2 mm) section||0.0030 - 0.0050 in/in|| ||0.30 - 0.50 %|| || D 955|
|Water Absorption, 24 hrs @ 23°C||0.070 %|| ||0.070 %|| || D 570|
|Impact Strength, Izod|| |
| notched 1/8 in (3.2 mm) section||1.2 ft-lbs/in|| ||64 J/m|| || D 256|
| unnotched 1/8 in (3.2 mm) section||12.0 ft-lbs/in|| ||641 J/m|| || D 4812|
|Tensile Strength||17000 psi|| ||117 MPa|| || D 638|
|Tensile Elongation||3.0 - 4.0 %|| ||3.0 - 4.0 %|| || D 638|
|Tensile Modulus||1.30 x 10^6 psi|| ||8964 MPa|| || D 638|
|Flexural Strength||25000 psi|| ||172 MPa|| || D 790|
|Flexural Modulus||1.10 x 10^6 psi|| ||7584 MPa|| || D 790|
| Rockwell, R||118|| ||118|| || D 785|
|Volume Resistivity||> 1E16 ohm.cm|| ||> 1E16 ohm.cm|| || D 257|
|Deflection Temperature|| |
| @ 264 psi (1820 kPa)||385 °F|| ||196 °C|| || D 648|
| @ 66 psi (455 kPa)||410 °F|| ||210 °C|| || D 648|
|Ignition Resistance*|| |
| Flammability||V-0 @ 1/32 in || ||V-0 @ 0.8 mm|| || UL94|
|Data herein is typical and not to be construed as specifications.|
Unless otherwise specified, all data listed is for natural or black colored materials. Pigments can affect properties.
|* This rating is not intended to reflect hazards of this or any other material under actual fire conditions.|
GENERAL PROCESSING FOR INJECTION MOLDING
| ||English|| ||SI Metric|| || |
|Injection Pressure||10000 - 15000 psi|| ||69 - 103 MPa|| || |
|Melt Temperature||460 - 520 °F|| ||238 - 271 °C|| || |
|Mold Temperature||175 - 225 °F|| ||79 - 107 °C|| || |
|Drying||4 hrs @ 250 °F|| ||4 hrs @ 121 °C|| || |
|Moisture Content||0.03 %|| ||0.03 %|| || |
|Dew Point||-20 °F|| ||-29 °C|| || |
|Desiccant Type Dryer Required.|
15 Dec 2004 SAC
This information is intended to be used only as a guideline for designers and processors of modified thermoplastics. Because design and processing is complex, a set solution will not solve all problems. Observation on a trial and error basis may be required to achieve desired results.
Data are obtained from specimens molded under carefully controlled conditions from representative samples of the compound described herein. Properties may be materially affected by molding techniques applied and by the size and shape of the item molded. No assurance can be implied that all molded articles will have the same properties as those listed.
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