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ASTALON™ GS2020M Data Sheet

Polycarbonate

20% Glass Fiber

Supplied by Marplex Australia Pty. Ltd.

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Product Description
ASTALON™ GS2020M is a 20% glass fibre filled version of ASTALON™ S2000R and offers an exceptional combination of product rigidity and strength, heat resistance, dimensional stability, flame retardancy, creep resistance and processability. Typical applications of ASTALON™ GS2020M include metal substitution such as automotive interior structural brackets, camera frames, industrial electrical switch housings, electrical power tool casings and mounting chassis for electronics devices such as computer printers, laptop computers and VTR units.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 20% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Creep Resistance
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Processability
  • Good Stiffness
  • Good Strength
  • Medium Heat Resistance
Uses 
  • Automotive Applications
  • Camera Applications
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
  • Housings
  • Industrial Applications
  • Metal Replacement
  • Power/Other Tools
  • Printer Parts
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
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
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (R-Scale)
 
ASTM D785
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi, Unannealed, 0.252 in)
°F
ASTM D648
CLTE - Flow
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Dielectric Strength
V/mil
ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant
 
ASTM D150
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating (0.0630 in)
 
UL 94
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Stiffness, Good Strength, Medium Heat Resistance, Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable, Good Creep Resistance, Creep Resistant, Good Processability, Easy Processing.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Automotive Applications, Automotive Sector, Camera Applications, Cameras, Electrical Applications, Electronic Applications, Electrical/Electronic Applications, Electrical Sector, Housings, Housing, Power Tools, Tools.
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.
20.20 in/min
30.11 in/min
 
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