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LEXAN™ 500 resin Datasheet

Polycarbonate

10% Glass Fiber

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Product Description
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
10% GR PC. Optimum combination of high modulus plus excellent impact strength and flame retardance.
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN 500 resin grade is a medium viscosity, 10% glass reinforced, flame retardant product designed for applications requiring high rigidity together with high heat resistance and excellent impact performance.
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
10% GR PC. Optimum combination of high modulus plus excellent impact strength and flame retardance.
General LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 10% Filler by Weight
  • Glass Fiber, 10% Filler by Weight
  • Glass Fiber, 10% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • High Stiffness
  • Flame Retardant
  • High Heat Resistance
  • High Impact Resistance
  • High Rigidity
  • Medium Viscosity
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • High Stiffness
RoHS Compliance 
--
--
Automotive Specifications 
--
--
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
Multi-Point Data 
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion vs. Temperature (ASTM E831)
  • Elastic Modulus vs Temperature (ASTM D4065)
  • Flexural DMA (ASTM D4065)
  • Instrumented Impact (Energy) (ASTM D3763)
  • Instrumented Impact (Load) (ASTM D3763)
  • Shear DMA (ASTM D4065)
  • Specific Heat vs. Temperature (ASTM D3417)
  • Tensile Creep (ASTM D2990)
  • Tensile Fatigue
  • Tensile Stress vs. Strain (ASTM D638)
  • Thermal Conductivity vs. Temperature (ASTM E1530)
  • Viscosity vs. Shear Rate (ASTM D3835)
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--
Physical LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
         
--
--
 
ASTM D792
--
--
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
--
g/cm³
ASTM D792
Specific Volume
--
in³/lb
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (300°C/1.2 kg)
--
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (300°C/1.2 kg)
--
--
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage - Flow
        Internal Method
-- 2
--
--
in/in
 
0,126 in
--
in/in
 
Water Absorption
         
24 hr
--
%
ASTM D570
Saturation, 73°F
--
--
%
ISO 62
Equilibrium, 73°F
--
%
ASTM D570
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
--
--
%
ISO 62
Outdoor Suitability
--
 
UL 746C
Mechanical LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
--
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1
Tensile Strength
         
Yield 3
--
psi
ASTM D638
Yield
--
--
psi
ISO 527-2/5
Break 3
--
psi
ASTM D638
Break
--
--
psi
ISO 527-2/5
Tensile Elongation
         
Yield 3
--
%
ASTM D638
Yield
--
--
%
ISO 527-2/5
Break 3
--
%
ASTM D638
Break
--
--
%
ISO 527-2/5
Flexural Modulus
         
1,97 in Span 4
--
psi
ASTM D790
-- 5
--
--
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress
         
-- 5, 6
--
--
psi
ISO 178
Yield, 1,97 in Span 4
--
psi
ASTM D790
Taber Abrasion Resistance
         
1000 Cycles, 1000 g, CS-17 Wheel
--
mg
ASTM D1044
1000 Cycles, 1000 g, CS-17 Wheel
--
--
mg
Internal Method
Impact LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
         
-22°F 7
--
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
73°F 7
--
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
73°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/2C
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength 7
        ISO 179/1eU
-22°F
--
--
 
 
73°F
--
--
 
 
Notched Izod Impact
         
73°F
--
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
-22°F 8
--
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
73°F 8
--
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
Unnotched Izod Impact
         
73°F
--
ft·lb/in
ASTM D4812
-22°F 8
--
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1U
73°F 8
--
--
 
ISO 180/1U
Gardner Impact (73°F)
--
in·lb
ASTM D3029
Tensile Impact Strength 9
--
ft·lb/in²
ASTM D1822
Hardness LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness
        ASTM D785
M-Scale
--
 
 
R-Scale
--
 
 
Ball Indentation Hardness (H 358/30)
--
--
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
         
66 psi, Unannealed, 0,252 in
--
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed, 3,94 in Span 10
--
--
°F
ISO 75-2/Be
264 psi, Unannealed, 0,252 in
--
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 3,94 in Span 10
--
--
°F
ISO 75-2/Ae
Vicat Softening Temperature
         
--
--
°F
ASTM D1525 11
--
--
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
--
--
--
°F
ISO 306/B120
Ball Pressure Test (257°F)
--
--
 
IEC 60695-10-2
CLTE - Flow
         
-40 to 203°F
--
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
73 to 176°F
--
--
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Specific Heat
--
Btu/lb/°F
ASTM C351
Thermal Conductivity
         
--
--
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
--
--
--
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ISO 8302
RTI Elec
--
°F
UL 746
RTI Imp
--
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
--
°F
UL 746
Electrical LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
--
--
ohm
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity
         
--
--
ohm·cm
ASTM D257
--
--
--
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Dielectric Strength
         
0,126 in, in Air
--
V/mil
ASTM D149
0,126 in, in Oil
--
--
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Dielectric Constant
         
50 Hz
--
 
ASTM D150
60 Hz
--
 
ASTM D150
1 MHz
--
 
ASTM D150
50 Hz
--
--
 
IEC 60250
60 Hz
--
--
 
IEC 60250
1 MHz
--
--
 
IEC 60250
Dissipation Factor
         
50 Hz
--
 
ASTM D150
60 Hz
--
 
ASTM D150
1 MHz
--
 
ASTM D150
50 Hz
--
--
 
IEC 60250
60 Hz
--
--
 
IEC 60250
1 MHz
--
--
 
IEC 60250
Arc Resistance 12
--
 
ASTM D495
Comparative Tracking Index (CTI)
--
 
UL 746
High Amp Arc Ignition (HAI)
--
 
UL 746
High Voltage Arc Tracking Rate (HVTR)
--
 
UL 746
Hot-wire Ignition (HWI)
--
 
UL 746
Flammability LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
        UL 94
0,0579 in, Testing by SABIC
--
--
 
 
0,0600 in
--
 
 
0,120 in
--
 
 
0,120 in, Testing by SABIC
--
--
 
 
Glow Wire Flammability Index
        IEC 60695-2-12
0,0394 in
--
--
°F
 
0,126 in
--
--
°F
 
Oxygen Index
         
--
--
%
ASTM D2863
--
--
--
%
ISO 4589-2
Radiant Panel Listing (UL)
--
 
 
Related Terminology
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics, GE Polymerland
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics Europe, LNP Engineering Plastics, GE Polymerland Europe, GE Polymerland, GE Plastics
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics
Features
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Stiffness, Good Impact Resistance.
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: Medium Viscosity, High Heat Resistance, High Impact Resistance, High Rigidity.
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Impact Resistance, High Stiffness.
Automotive Specifications
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
This plastic material has approval for 3 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): OPEL (2), BMW (1).
Available Documents
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Technical Datasheet
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Technical Datasheet
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Technical Datasheet
Injection LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Drying Time, Maximum
--
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Suggested Shot Size
--
%
 
Hopper Temperature
--
--
°F
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Back Pressure
--
psi
 
Screw Speed
--
rpm
 
Vent Depth
--
in
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Tensile Bar
3Type I, 0,20 in/min
40,051 in/min
50,079 in/min
6Yield
780*10*3 sp=62mm
880*10*3
9Type S
10120*10*4 mm
11Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 2 (50 N)
12Tungsten Electrode
 
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