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Makrolon® Rx2530 Datasheet

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Product Description
MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 15 cm³/10 min; medical devices; suitable for sterilization with high-energy radiation; biocompatible according to many ISO 10993-1 test requirements; medium viscosity; injection molding - melt temperature 280 - 320 °C; transparent parts for medical devices
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Features 
  • Biocompatible
  • Medium Viscosity
  • Radiation Sterilizable
Uses 
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
Agency Ratings 
RoHS Compliance 
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
Forms 
  • Pellets
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Apparent Density 2
g/cm³
ISO 60
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (300°C/1.2 kg)
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (300°C/1.2 kg)
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage
     
Across Flow
%
ISO 2577
Flow
%
ISO 2577
Across Flow : 0,0787 in 3
%
ISO 294-4
Flow : 0,0787 in 3
%
ISO 294-4
Water Absorption
    ISO 62
Saturation, 73°F
%
 
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
%
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (73°F)
psi
ISO 527-2/1
Tensile Stress
    ISO 527-2/50
Yield, 73°F
psi
 
Break, 73°F
psi
 
Tensile Strain
    ISO 527-2/50
Yield, 73°F
%
 
Break, 73°F
%
 
Nominal Tensile Strain at Break (73°F)
%
ISO 527-2/50
Flexural Modulus 4 (73°F)
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress 4
    ISO 178
73°F
psi
 
3,5% Strain, 73°F
psi
 
Flexural Strain at Flexural Strength 5 (73°F)
%
ISO 178
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength 6
    ISO 179/1eA
-22°F, Complete Break
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F, Partial Break
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
    ISO 179/1eU
-76°F
 
 
-22°F
 
 
73°F
 
 
Notched Izod Impact Strength 7
    ISO 180/A
-22°F, Complete Break
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F, Partial Break
ft·lb/in²
 
Multi-Axial Instrumented Impact Energy
    ISO 6603-2
-22°F
ft·lb
 
73°F
ft·lb
 
Multi-Axial Instrumented Impact Peak Force
    ISO 6603-2
-22°F
lbf
 
73°F
lbf
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Ball Indentation Hardness
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature
     
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Glass Transition Temperature 8
°F
ISO 11357-2
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
--
°F
ISO 306/B120
Ball Pressure Test (270°F)
 
IEC 60695-10-2
CLTE
    ISO 11359-2
Flow : 73 to 131°F
in/in/°F
 
Transverse : 73 to 131°F
in/in/°F
 
Thermal Conductivity 9 (73°F)
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ISO 8302
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
ohm
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity (73°F)
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Oxygen Index 10
%
ISO 4589-2
Flash Ignition Temperature
°F
ASTM D1929
Self Ignition Temperature
°F
ASTM D1929
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: Macrolon, Makralon
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Radiation Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilization, gamma sterilization, gamma sterilizable, Medium Viscosity.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Medical Applications.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): ISO (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (Chinese (Traditional))
Technical Datasheet (Chinese)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Technical Datasheet (German)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Pellets
360x60x2 mm, 500 bar
40,079 in/min
52 mm/min
63 mm
73.2 mm
810°C/min
9Cross-flow, 50% RH
10Procedure A
 
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