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XT® Polymer 375 Data Sheet

Polymethyl Methacrylate Acrylic

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Product Description
XT polymer 375 compound is an impact-modified acrylic-based multipolymer for molding, extrusion and blow molding applications.

Typical properties of XT® polymer acrylic-based multipolymer compounds are:
  • outstanding thermoformability
  • superior heat distortion temperatures
  • excellent bonding and welding capabilities
  • good impact strength
  • good light transmission
  • resistant to EtO, gamma and E-beam sterilization
  • resistant to PVC stabilizers

The special properties of XT polymer 375 compound are:
  • excellent chemical resistance
  • high impact strength

Application:
Used for medical devices, food packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, rigid medical device packaging and appliance parts.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Europe
  • North America
 
Additive 
  • Impact Modifier
Features 
  • Bondability
  • E-beam Sterilizable
  • Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Chemical Resistance
  • High Clarity
  • High Heat Resistance
  • High Impact Resistance
  • Impact Modified
  • Radiation Sterilizable
  • Weldable
Uses 
  • Appliance Components
  • Battery Cases
  • Food Packaging
  • Household Goods
  • Medical Packaging
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging
  • Sporting Goods
Agency Ratings 
 
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
  • Colors Available
 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blow Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
  • Thermoforming
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Apparent Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1895
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/5.0 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Molding Shrinkage - Flow
in/in
ASTM D955
Water Absorption (Equilibrium)
%
ASTM D570
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Strength
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D638
Yield
%
 
Break
%
 
Flexural Modulus
psi
ASTM D790
Flexural Strength
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
    ASTM D256
32°F, 0,250 in
ft·lb/in
 
73°F, 0,250 in
ft·lb/in
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (M-Scale)
 
ASTM D785
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi, Annealed, 0,250 in)
°F
ASTM D648
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525
CLTE - Flow (32 to 212°F)
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Transmittance (126 mil)
%
ASTM D1003
Haze (126 mil)
%
ASTM D1003
Yellowness Index (0,126 in)
YI
Internal Method
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Bondability, Bondable, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, EtO Sterilizable, EtO Sterilization, Ethylene Oxide Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilizable, Radiation Sterilization, gamma sterilization, gamma sterilizable, e-beam Sterilization, E-beam Sterilizable, electron beam, electron-beam, electron beam radiation, e-beam radiation, High Clarity, High Impact Resistance, High Heat Resistance.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Medical Applications, Medical Packaging, Food Packaging, Household Goods, Housewares, Appliance Components, Appliance Parts, Pharmaceutical Packaging.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 4 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EC (1), FDA (1), USP (1), ISO (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Extrusion & Thermoforming (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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