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Makrolon® 2608

MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 12 cm³/10 min; medical devices; suitable for ETO and steam sterilization at 121 °C; biocompatible according to many ISO 10993-1 test requirements; medium viscosity

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Technical Properties & Datasheets

Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Barrel Temperatures - Front - °C 285 - 305
Barrel Temperatures - Middle - °C 270 - 290
Barrel Temperatures - Nozzle - °C 270 - 305
Barrel Temperatures - Rear - °C 250 - 270
Dry Air Drying Temperature - °C 120 - 120
Dry Air Drying Time - h 4 - 4
Hold Pressure (% of injection pressure) - % 50 - 75
Melt Temperatures - °C 280 - 320
Moisture Content max. (%) - % <= 0,02
Mold Temperatures - °C 70 - 110
Peripheral Screw Speed - m/s 0.05 - 0.2
Plastic Back Pressure (specific) - bar 100 - 200
Shot-to-Cylinder Size - % 30 - 70
Standard Melt Temperature - °C 300
Vent Depth - mm 0.025 - 0.075
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion, parallel ISO 11359-1,-2 23 to 55 °C 10^-4^/K 0.65
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion, transverse ISO 11359-1,-2 23 to 55 °C 10^-4^/K 0.65
Flash ignition temperature ASTM D1929 °C 480
Glass transition temperature ISO 11357-1,-2 10 °C/min °C 148
Resistance to heat (ball pressure test) IEC 60695-10-2 °C 138
Self ignition temperature ASTM D1929 °C 550
Temperature of deflection under load ISO 75-1,-2 0.45 MPa °C 139
Temperature of deflection under load ISO 75-1,-2 1.80 MPa °C 127
Thermal conductivity, cross-flow ISO 8302 23 °C; 50 % r. h. W/(m*K) 0.2
Vicat softening temperature ISO 306 50 N; 120 °C/h °C 147
Vicat softening temperature ISO 306 50 N; 50 °C/h °C 146 - 146
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Ball indentation hardness ISO 2039-1 N/mm² 113
Charpy impact strength ISO 179-1eU -30 °C kJ/m² N
Charpy impact strength ISO 179-1eU -60 °C kJ/m² N
Charpy impact strength ISO 179-1eU 23 °C kJ/m² N
Charpy notched impact strength ISO 7391/b.o. ISO 179-1eA -30 °C; 3 mm kJ/m² 16C
Charpy notched impact strength ISO 7391/b.o. ISO 179-1eA 23 °C; 3 mm kJ/m² 70P
Flexural modulus ISO 178 2 mm/min MPa 2350 - 2350
Flexural strain at flexural strength ISO 178 2 mm/min % 7 - 7
Flexural strength ISO 178 2 mm/min MPa 96
Flexural stress at 3.5 % strain ISO 178 2 mm/min MPa 72 - 72
Izod notched impact strength ISO 7391/b.o. ISO 180-A 23 °C; 3 mm kJ/m² 65P
Izod notched impact strength ISO 7391/b.o. ISO 180-A -30 °C; 3 mm kJ/m² 15C
Nominal strain at break ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % > 50
Puncture energy ISO 6603-2 -30 °C J 65
Puncture energy ISO 6603-2 23 °C J 60 - 60
Puncture maximum force ISO 6603-2 -30 °C N 6300
Puncture maximum force ISO 6603-2 23 °C N 5400 - 5400
Strain at break b.o. ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % 120
Stress at break ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min MPa 70
Tensile creep modulus ISO 899-1 1 h MPa 2200
Tensile creep modulus ISO 899-1 1000 h MPa 1900
Tensile modulus ISO 527-1,-2 1 mm/min MPa 2350 - 2350
Yield strain ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % 6.3
Yield stress ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min MPa 65
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Haze for transparent materials ISO 14782 3 mm % < 0.8
Luminous transmittance (clear transparent materials) ISO 13468-2 1 mm % 89
Luminous transmittance (clear transparent materials) ISO 13468-2 2 mm % 89
Luminous transmittance (clear transparent materials) ISO 13468-2 4 mm % 87
Luminous transmittance (clear transparent materials) ISO 13468-2 3 mm % 88
Refractive index ISO 489 Procedure A 1.586
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Melt mass-flow rate ISO 1133 300 °C; 1.2 kg g/10 min 13
Melt volume-flow rate ISO 1133 300 °C; 1.2 kg cm³/10 min 12
Molding shrinkage, normal ISO 294-4 60x60x2 mm; 500 bar % 0.7
Molding shrinkage, parallel ISO 294-4 60x60x2 mm; 500 bar % 0.65
Molding shrinkage, parallel/normal b.o. ISO 2577 Value range based on general practical experience % 0.6 - 0.8
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Injection molding-Injection velocity ISO 294 mm/s 200
Injection molding-Melt temperature ISO 294 °C 290 - 290
Injection molding-Mold temperature ISO 294 °C 80 - 80
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Bulk density ISO 60 Pellets kg/m³ 660
Density ISO 1183-1 kg/m³ 1200 - 1200
Water absorption (equilibrium value) ISO 62 23 °C; 50 % r. h. % 0.12
Water absorption (saturation value) ISO 62 Water at 23 °C % 0.3

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