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ASTALON™ K2000UR Data Sheet

Polycarbonate

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Product Description
ASTALON™ K2000UR is a medium flow, flame retardant Polycarbonate that is designed to meet the stringent Underwriter's Laboratory UL94 V-0 test whilst offering improved indoor colour stability, heat resistance and exceptional balance of impact toughness, product rigidity and mouldability. Typical applications include computer casing mouldings, electrical switchgear assemblies and whitegoods clothes dryer doors.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • North America
Additive 
  • Flame Retardant
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Color Stability
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good Moldability
  • Medium Flow
  • Medium Heat Resistance
  • Medium Rigidity
Uses 
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
  • White Goods & Small Appliances
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (300°C/1.2 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Molding Shrinkage - Flow (0.118 in)
in/in
ASTM D955
Water Absorption (24 hr)
%
ASTM D570
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength 2 (0.126 in)
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation 2 (Break, 0.126 in)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 3 (0.252 in)
psi
ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 3 (0.252 in)
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact (0.126 in)
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Gardner Impact (0.126 in)
in·lb
ASTM D3029
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (R-Scale)
 
ASTM D785
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
    ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 0.252 in
°F
 
264 psi, Unannealed, 0.500 in
°F
 
CLTE - Flow
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating (0.0630 in)
 
UL 94
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Color Stability, Good Impact Resistance, Good Moldability, Medium Heat Resistance, Medium Flow, Medium Melt, Medium MFI, Medium Rigidity, Good Rigidity.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Electrical Applications, Electronic Applications, Electrical/Electronic Applications, Electrical Sector, White Goods, Small Appliances, White Goods and Small Appliances, White Goods & Small Appliances.
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Pressure
psi
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Screw Speed
rpm
 
Clamp Tonnage
tons/in²
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
20.79 in/min
30.11 in/min
 
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