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Soarnol® TF2905B Data Sheet

Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol

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Product Description
Soarnol TF2905B is a special grade of Soarnol with a 29 mol% ethylene content and an intermediate melt flow rate. This resin has a wide thermoforming process window with excellent gas barrier. Soarnol TF2905B is specifically designed for thermoforming applications using Polystyrene and Polyethylene structural layers. This resin can also be used in thermoforming applications using Polypropylene structural layers.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
Features 
  • Copolymer
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Gas Barrier
  • Medium Flow
 
Uses 
  • Structural Parts
Agency Ratings 
 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Thermoforming
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (210°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
 
Ethylene Content
wt%
Internal Method
Volatile Matter
%
 
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Oxygen Permeability 2 (68°F, 0.79 mil)
cm³/100 in²/24 hr
Internal Method
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Glass Transition Temperature
°F
DSC
Melting Temperature
°F
DSC
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC)
°F
DSC
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Medium Flow, Medium Melt, Medium MFI, Gas Barrier.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 2 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1), EU (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Details (English)
Processing - Examples (English)
Processing - General (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
°F
 
Adapter Temperature
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Extruder: 40 mm Single screw extruder, L/D = 28
Screw: Full-flighted, constant pitch type, CR = 3.5
Screen pack: 80/120/50 mesh
Die: Manifold type, die width = 450 mm, lip clearance = 0.2 mm
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Measured with OXTRAN 10/50 (MOCON), 65%RH
 
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