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Selar® PT 4234 Data Sheet

Polyethylene Terephthalate

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Product Description
Selar® PT 4234 is a Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) material. It is available in North America for blown film, cast film, coextruded film, or injection molding.

Important attributes of Selar® PT 4234 are:
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Sealability
  • Good Toughness
  • Homopolymer
  • Impact Modified

Typical applications include:
  • Film
  • Food Contact Applications
  • Hose
  • Sheet
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Discontinued
Availability 
  • North America
Additive 
  • Impact Modifier
Features 
  • Barrier Resin
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Heat Seal
  • Good Toughness
  • Homopolymer
  • Impact Modified
Uses 
  • Film
  • Sheet
  • Tubing
Agency Ratings 
Appearance 
  • Translucent
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blown Film
  • Cast Film
  • Coextruded Film
  • Injection Molding
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Coefficient of Friction (vs. Metal - Static)
 
ASTM D1894
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Film Thickness - Tested
mil
 
Secant Modulus
    ASTM D882
1% Secant, MD
psi
 
1% Secant, TD
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield
psi
 
TD : Yield
psi
 
MD : Break
psi
 
TD : Break
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break
%
 
TD : Break
%
 
Elmendorf Tear Strength
    ASTM D1922
MD
g
 
TD
g
 
Seal Strength
lbf/in
ASTM F88
Oxygen Permeability
cm³·mil/100in²/atm/24 hr
ASTM D3985
Water Vapor Transmission
g/100 in²/24 hr
ASTM E96
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Glass Transition Temperature
°F
ASTM E1356
Melting Temperature
°F
 
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Heat Seal, Good Toughness, Tough.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Tubing, Tube.
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).
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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