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LEXAN™ BFL4000U resin Datasheet

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Product Description
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN BFL4000U Polycarbonate resin is an injection moldable grade. It contains non-brominated, non-chlorinated flame retardant systems with UL-94 V0 rating and good impact/flow balance. Designed for high light reflectance and light shielding applications with good UV weathering capability.
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN BFL4000U Polycarbonate resin is an injection moldable grade. It contains non-brominated, non-chlorinated flame retardant systems with UL-94 V0 rating and good impact/flow balance. Designed for high light reflectance and light shielding applications with good UV weathering capability.
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN BFL4000U Polycarbonate resin is an injection moldable grade. It contains non-brominated, non-chlorinated flame retardant systems with UL-94 V0 rating and good impact/flow balance. Designed for high light reflectance and light shielding applications with good UV weathering capability.
General LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
Additive 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Flame Retardant
  • Flame Retardant
Features 
  • Bromine Free
  • Chlorine Free
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Flow
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good UV Resistance
  • Good Weather Resistance
  • Bromine Free
  • Chlorine Free
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Flow
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good UV Resistance
  • Good Weather Resistance
  • Bromine Free
  • Chlorine Free
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Flow
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good UV Resistance
  • Good Weather Resistance
Uses 
  • Lighting Diffusers
  • Lighting Diffusers
  • Lighting Diffusers
RoHS Compliance 
--
--
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
Physical LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
         
--
 
ASTM D792
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
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 (0.126 in)
in/in
Internal Method
Water Absorption
        ISO 62
Saturation, 73°F
%
 
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
%
 
Mechanical LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
         
-- 2
psi
ASTM D638
--
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
Impact LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength 7 (73°F)
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
Notched Izod Impact
         
-22°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
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
Instrumented Dart Impact (73°F, Total Energy)
in·lb
ASTM D3763
Thermal LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
         
66 psi, Unannealed, 0.126 in
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed, 0.252 in
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed, 2.52 in Span 9
°F
ISO 75-2/Bf
264 psi, Unannealed, 0.252 in
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 2.52 in Span 9
°F
ISO 75-2/Af
264 psi, Annealed, 0.126 in
°F
ASTM D648
Vicat Softening Temperature
         
--
°F
ASTM D1525 10
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
--
°F
ISO 306/B120
CLTE
        ASTM E831, ISO 11359-2
Flow : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
 
Transverse : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
 
Flammability LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating (0.0591 in)
 
UL 94
Related Terminology
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics, GE Polymerland
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U 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
Features
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: Bromine Free, No Bromine Content, No Chlorine Content, Chlorine Free, Good Flow, Good Impact Resistance, Good UV Resistance, UV Resistant, Ultraviolet Resistant, Ultraviolet Light Resistant, Good Weather Resistance, Weather Resistant.
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: Bromine Free, No Bromine Content, No Chlorine Content, Chlorine Free, Good Flow, Good Impact Resistance, Good UV Resistance, UV Resistant, Ultraviolet Resistant, Ultraviolet Light Resistant, Good Weather Resistance, Weather Resistant.
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: Bromine Free, No Bromine Content, No Chlorine Content, Chlorine Free, Good Flow, Good Impact Resistance, Good UV Resistance, UV Resistant, Ultraviolet Resistant, Ultraviolet Light Resistant, Good Weather Resistance, Weather Resistant.
Uses
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Lighting Diffusers, Lens.
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Lighting Diffusers, Lens.
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Lighting Diffusers, Lens.
Available Documents
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Technical Datasheet
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Technical Datasheet
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Technical Datasheet
Injection LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
LEXAN™ 
BFL4000U resin
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Drying Time, Maximum
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Suggested Shot Size
%
 
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.
20.20 in/min
3Type I, 0.20 in/min
40.051 in/min
50.079 in/min
6Yield
780*10*4 sp=62mm
880*10*4
980*10*4 mm
10Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 2 (50 N)
 
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