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Elvax® 460 Data Sheet

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer

Supplied by DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers

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Product Description
DuPont™ Elvax® 460 is an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer resin for use in industrial applications.

Composition
  • 18 % By Weight Vinyl Acetate comonomer content
  • Thermal Stabilizer: BHT antioxidant

Applications
  • Elvax® resins can be used in a variety of applications involving molding, compounding, extrusion, adhesives, sealants, and wax blends. For additional information and properties associated with specific applications, please refer to the Grade Selector Guides found on the Elvax® website for industrial applications. http://www2.dupont.com/Elvax/en_US/tech_info/index.html
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Additive 
  • Antioxidant
  • Heat Stabilizer
 
Features 
  • Antioxidant
  • Copolymer
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Heat Stabilized
 
Uses 
  • Adhesives
  • Blending
  • Compounding
  • Industrial Applications
  • Sealants
  • Wire Jacketing
Agency Ratings 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blow Molding
  • Compounding
  • Compression Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Foam Processing
  • Injection Molding
  • Sheet Extrusion
  • Structural Foam Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
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ASTM D792
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g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238, ISO 1133
Vinyl Acetate Content
wt%
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525, ISO 306
Melting Temperature (DSC)
°F
ASTM D3418, ISO 3146
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Heat Stabilized, Heat-ageing Stabilized, Heat Ageing Stabilized, Heat-aging Stabilized, Heat Aging Stabilized.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Sanitary Products, Compounding, Compounds.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Extrusion (English)
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Melt Temperature
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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