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VECTRA® A130 Data Sheet

Liquid Crystal Polymer

30% Glass Fiber

Supplied by Celanese Corporation

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Product Description
VECTRA® 
A130
The Standard for the Industry. Excellent balance of properties, including easy flow, easy processing, thermal stability, chemical resistance, mechanical and electrical properties. Suitable for vapor phase surface mount electrical and electronic devices. 30% glass reinforced

Chemical abbreviation according to ISO 1043-1 : LCP
Inherently flame retardant
FDA compliant
UL-Listing V-0 in natural and black at 0.2mm thickness per UL 94 flame testing, and UL-5VA in natural at 1.5mm.
Relative-Temperature-Index (RTI) according to UL 746B: electricals 240°C, mechanicals 220°C at 0.85mm.

UL = Underwriters Laboratories (USA)
VECTRA® 
A130
Standard, Glass fiber reinforced, Standard
General VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 30% Filler by Weight
  • Glass Fiber, 30% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Chemical Resistance
  • Good Flow
  • Good Processability
  • Good Thermal Stability
--
Uses 
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
--
RoHS Compliance 
--
Automotive Specifications 
--
UL File Number 
--
  • E106764
Multi-Point Data 
  • Isothermal Stress vs. Strain (ISO 11403-1)
  • Shear Modulus vs. Temperature (ISO 11403-1)
--
Part Marking Code (ISO 11469)
--
  • >LCP-GF30<
Resin ID (ISO 1043)
  • LCP
--
Physical VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Molding Shrinkage
       
Across Flow
--
%
ISO 294-4
Flow
--
%
ISO 294-4
Across Flow : 0.0394 in 2
--
%
Internal Method
Flow : 0.0394 in 2
--
%
Internal Method
Water Absorption
      ISO 62
73°F, 24 hr
--
%
 
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
--
%
 
Mechanical VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/1
Tensile Stress
       
Break
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/5
--
--
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation
       
Break
--
%
ASTM D638
Break
--
%
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Tensile Creep Modulus
      ISO 899-1
1 hr
--
psi
 
1000 hr
--
psi
 
Flexural Modulus
      ISO 178
--
--
psi
 
73°F
--
psi
 
Flexural Strength
      ISO 178
--
--
psi
 
73°F
--
psi
 
Compressive Modulus
--
psi
ISO 604
Compressive Stress (1% Strain)
--
psi
ISO 604
Impact VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
      ISO 179/1eA
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
--
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength (73°F)
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eU
Notched Izod Impact Strength (73°F)
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
Unnotched Izod Impact Strength (73°F)
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1U
Hardness VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (M-Scale)
--
 
ISO 2039-2
Thermal VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature
       
66 psi, Unannealed
--
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/A
1160 psi, Unannealed
--
°F
ISO 75-2/C
Vicat Softening Temperature
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
Melting Temperature 3
--
°F
ISO 11357-3
CLTE
      ISO 11359-2
Flow
--
in/in/°F
 
Transverse
--
in/in/°F
 
Electrical VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
--
ohm
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Electric Strength
      IEC 60243-1
--
--
V/mil
 
0.0394 in
--
V/mil
 
0.118 in
--
V/mil
 
Dielectric Constant
      IEC 60250
1 kHz
--
 
 
1 MHz
--
 
 
100 Hz
--
 
 
1 MHz
--
 
 
Dissipation Factor
      IEC 60250
100 Hz
--
 
 
1 kHz
--
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Arc Resistance
       
--
--
sec
 
--
--
sec
Internal Method
Comparative Tracking Index
V
IEC 60112
Flammability VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
 
UL 94
Oxygen Index
--
%
ISO 4589-2
Additional Information VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
Test Method
Color Number
--
 
 
Flexural Strain
--
%
ISO 178
Related Terminology
VECTRA® 
A130
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: WinTech Polymer Ltd.
Features
VECTRA® 
A130
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Flow, Good Processability, Easy Processing, Good Thermal Stability, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant.
Uses
VECTRA® 
A130
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Electrical Applications, Electronic Applications, Electrical/Electronic Applications, Electrical Sector.
Automotive Specifications
VECTRA® 
A130
This plastic material has approval for 2 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): FORD (2).
Available Documents
VECTRA® 
A130
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
VECTRA® 
A130
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Injection VECTRA® 
A130
VECTRA® 
A130
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
--
°F
 
Drying Time
--
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
--
%
 
Hopper Temperature
--
°F
 
Rear Temperature
--
°F
 
Middle Temperature
--
°F
 
Front Temperature
--
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
--
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
--
°F
 
Mold Temperature
--
°F
 
Injection Pressure
--
psi
 
Injection Rate
--
 
 
Holding Pressure
--
psi
 
Back Pressure
--
psi
 
Injection Notes
VECTRA® 
A130
Manifold Temperature: 285 to 295°C
Zone 4 Temperature: 285 to 295°C
Feed Temperature: 60 to 80°C
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
280x80x1 mm; Inj. Pressure 60MPa
310°C/min
 
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