SD POLYCA™ Grades


SD POLYCA™ IM400 Series
High cold impact resistant grades (Opaque)

SD POLYCA™ IM 400 series show high impact resistance at cold temperature. This series are suitable for housing of cell phone and other mobile equipment.

Property Test method Test condition Unit IM-401-10 IM-401-18 IM-401-28
Tensile strength ISO 527-2 - MPa 59 59 59
Tensile modulus ISO 527-2 - MPa - - -
Elongation ISO 527-2 - % 110 110 110
Flexural strength ISO 178 - MPa 88 88 88
Flexural modulus ISO 178 - MPa 2240 2240 2240
Charpy notched impact strength ISO 179-1 23°C KJ/ 60 55 50
Temperature of deflection under Load ISO 75-2 Unannealed °C 124 124 124
MVR (Melt volume-flow rate) ISO 1133 300°C/1.2kg cm3/10min 10 18 28
Density ISO 1183 - Kg/m3- 1180 1180 1180
Water absorption ASTM D-570 Water at 23°C, 24Hr % 0.20 0.20 0.20
Mechanical properties
Tensile strength ASTM D-638 - MPa
kg/c
59
600
59
600
59
600
Elongation ASTM D-638 - % 120 120 120
Flexural strength ASTM D-790 - MPa
kg/c
88
890
88
890
88
890
Flexural modulus ASTM D-790 - MPa
kg/c
2130
21600
2130
21600
2130
21600
Rockwell hardness ASTM D-785 - R-Scale 118 118 118
Notched Izod impact strength ASTM D-256 23°C J/M
kgcm/cm
686
70
637
65
588
60
Thermal properties
Deflection temperature under load (Unannealed) ASTM D-648 1.82MPa °C 129 128 127
0.45MPa 134 133 132
Molding shrinkage ASTM D-995 ParallelTransverse % 0.5-0.7
0.5-0.7
0.5-0.7
0.5-0.7
0.5-0.7
0.5-0.7
Linear thermal expansion ASTM D-696 ParallelTransverse ×10-5
cm/cm/°C
7
7
7
7
7
7
Underwriters Laboratories Standards
Flammability rating UL94 3.0mm T - - V-2 -
1.5mm T HB - -
1.35mmT - V-2 -
ISO notation  >PC<

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