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Pro-fax 7823 Data Sheet

Polypropylene Copolymer

Supplied by LyondellBasell Industries

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Product Description
Pro-fax 7823 fractional melt flow polypropylene copolymer is available in pellet form. This resin is typically used in extrusion applications and offers high melt strength and excellent impact resistance.

An ASTM and ISO-based versions of the technical datasheet are available for Pro-fax 7823

For regulatory compliance information see Pro-fax 7823 Product Stewardship Bulletin (PSB).
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Copolymer
  • Good Heat Aging Resistance
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good Melt Strength
  • Good Stiffness
  • Low Flow
  • Low Temperature Impact Resistance
Uses 
  • Automotive Applications
  • Automotive Under the Hood
  • Film
  • Food Packaging
  • Strapping
  • Structural Parts
  • Tape
Automotive Specifications 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blown Film
  • Extrusion
  • Extrusion Blow Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
 
ASTM D792B
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength
     
Yield 2
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield
%
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus
     
1% Secant  3
psi
ASTM D790A
73°F
psi
ISO 178
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
    ISO 179
-40°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Notched Izod Impact
     
73°F
 
ASTM D256A
-40°F
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
73°F
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
     
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: LyondellBasell Industries, Lyondell, Basell, Bassell, Basell Polyolefins, Bassel
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Melt Strength, Low Temperatuer Impact Resistance, Low Temp Impact Resistance, Good Stiffness, Low Flow, Low Melt, Low MFI, Good Heat Aging Resistance, Good Impact Resistance.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Packaging, Automotive Applications, Automotive Sector.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 7 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): FORD (3), DELPHI (1), CHRYSLER (2), GM (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Extrusion (English)
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Processing - Mold Shrink (English)
Technical Datasheet - ASTM (English)
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
22.0 in/min
30.051 in/min
 
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