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Vandar® 4632Z Data Sheet

Polybutylene Terephthalate

15% Glass Fiber

Supplied by Celanese Corporation

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Product Description
Vandar 4632Z is a high impact, 15% glass reinforced polyester alloy. It combines high strength and toughness with a moderate degree of rigidity. It is characterized by excellent solvent resistance, dimensional stability, and moldability.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 15% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Moldability
  • Good Stiffness
  • Good Toughness
  • High Strength
  • Solvent Resistant
RoHS Compliance 
Automotive Specifications 
Multi-Point Data 
  • Isothermal Stress vs. Strain (ISO 11403-1)
  • Shear Modulus vs. Temperature (ISO 11403-1)
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
 
ASTM D792
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (250°C/5.0 kg)
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage
     
Flow
in/in
ASTM D955
Across Flow
%
ISO 294-4
Flow
%
ISO 294-4
Water Absorption (Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH)
%
ISO 62
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/1
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
psi
ASTM D638
Break
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Tensile Elongation
     
Break, 73°F
%
ASTM D638
Break
%
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Flexural Modulus (73°F)
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Strength (73°F)
psi
ISO 178
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
    ISO 179/1eA
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
    ISO 179/1eU
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Notched Izod Impact Strength
    ISO 180/1A
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (M-Scale)
 
ISO 2039-2
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature
     
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/B
66 psi, Annealed
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ASTM D648, ISO 75-2/A
Glass Transition Temperature 2
°F
ISO 11357-2
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ISO 306/B50
Melting Temperature 2
°F
ISO 11357-3, ASTM D3418
CLTE
    ISO 11359-2
Flow
in/in/°F
 
Transverse
in/in/°F
 
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
ohm
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Electric Strength
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Relative Permittivity
    IEC 60250
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Dissipation Factor
    IEC 60250
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Comparative Tracking Index
V
IEC 60112
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating (0.0591 in)
 
UL 94
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Strength, Good Toughness, Tough, Good Stiffness, Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable, Good Moldability.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 9 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): DELCO PROD (1), CHRYSLER (1), FORD (1), VALEO (2), CHEVROLET (1), GM (3).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet - ASTM (English)
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Suggested Max Regrind
%
 
Hopper Temperature
°F
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Injection Notes
Manifold Temperature: 250 to 260°C
Zone 4 Temperature: 240 to 260°C
Feed Temperature: 230 to 240°C
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
210°C/min
 
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