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Monprene® IN-15056 Data Sheet

Thermoplastic Elastomer

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Product Description
Monprene® IN-15056 is a Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) material. It is available in Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, or North America for extrusion or injection molding.

Typical applications include:
  • Business/Office Goods
  • Caps/Lids/Closures
  • Consumer Goods
  • Engineering/Industrial Parts
  • Hose
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Uses 
  • Closures
  • Consumer Applications
  • Gaskets
  • Handles
  • Kitchenware
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
  • Packaging
  • Safety Equipment
  • Sporting Goods
  • Toothbrush Handles
  • Tubing
  • Writing Instruments
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (200°C/5.0 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Molding Shrinkage - Flow
in/in
ASTM D955
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Stress (300% Strain)
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Strength (Break)
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Elongation (Break)
%
ASTM D412
Tear Strength - Flow
    ASTM D624
73°F 2
lbf/in
 
73°F 3
lbf/in
 
Compression Set (73°F, 22,0 hr)
%
ASTM D395
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore A)
 
ASTM D2240
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Brittleness Temperature
°F
ISO 812
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Gaskets, Gasketing, Medical Applications, Tubing, Tube.
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Pressure
psi
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Screw Speed
rpm
 
Cushion
in
 
Injection Notes
Drying is not necessary. However, if moisture is a problem, dry the pellets for 2 to 4 hours at 150°F (65°C).
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
°F
 
Die Temperature
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Screw Speed: 30 to 100 rpm
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Die B, 20 in/min
3Die C, 20 in/min
 
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