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SABIC® PP 579S Data Sheet

Polypropylene Homopolymer

Supplied by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

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Product Description
This grade has been specially developed for use in thin-walled, antistatic containers. The material has outstanding flow properties and a high stiffness, enabling high production rates. Special characteristics are low tendency for warpage, high lot to lot consistency, good contact transparency and high gloss. It is formulated with a combined processing and antistatic additive package.

The product mentioned herein is in particular not tested and therefore not validated for use in pharmaceutical/medical applications.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Europe
Additive 
  • Antistatic
  • Processing Aid
 
Features 
  • Antistatic
  • Fast Molding Cycle
  • Good Flow
  • High Gloss
  • High Stiffness
  • Homopolymer
  • Low Warpage
Uses 
  • Thin-walled Containers
Automotive Specifications 
UL File Number 
  • E111275
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
 
ASTM D792
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238, ISO 1133
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
1% Secant  2
psi
ASTM D638
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/1
Tensile Strength
     
Yield 3
psi
ASTM D638
Yield
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/50
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield 3
%
ASTM D638
Yield
%
ISO 527-2/1A/50
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
Notched Izod Impact
     
73°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256A
73°F
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (R-Scale)
 
ASTM D785
Shore Hardness (Shore D)
 
ISO 868
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
     
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed 4
°F
ISO 75-2/Bf
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed 4
°F
ISO 75-2/Af
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
°F
ASTM D1525 5, ISO 306/A 5
--
°F
ASTM D1525 6, ISO 306/B 6
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Stiffness, Low Warpage, Low Warp, High Gloss, Good Flow, Fast Cycle, Rapid Cycle, Productivity, Fast Molding Cycle.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Thin-Walled Containers, Thin-Walled Container, Thin-Wall Containers, Thin-Wall Container, Thinwall Containers, Thinwall Container.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 1 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): IMDS (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
20.039 in/min
32.0 in/min
4testbar 80*10*4mm
5Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 1 (10 N)
6Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 2 (50 N)
 
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