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Makrolon® Rx2430

MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 19 cm³/10 min; medical devices; suitable for sterilization with high-energy radiation; biocompatible according to many ISO 10993-1 test requirements; low viscosity; transparent parts for medical devices

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Product Types

  • Polycarbonate

Material

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Impact resistant, Transparent

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Technical Properties & Datasheets

Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Barrel Temperatures - Front - °C 280 - 290
Barrel Temperatures - Middle - °C 270 - 280
Barrel Temperatures - Nozzle - °C 290 - 300
Barrel Temperatures - Rear - °C 250 - 260
Dry Air Drying Temperature - °C 120 - 120
Dry Air Drying Time - h 2 - 3
Hold Pressure (% of injection pressure) - % 50 - 75
Melt Temperatures - °C 280 - 320
Moisture Content max. (%) - % <= 0,02
Mold Temperatures - °C 80 - 120
Peripheral Screw Speed - m/s 0.05 - 0.2
Plastic Back Pressure (specific) - bar 50 - 150
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
Burning behavior UL 94 UL 94 0.36 mm Class V-2
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
Resistance to heat (ball pressure test) IEC 60695-10-2 °C 132
Self ignition temperature ASTM D1929 °C 550
Temperature of deflection under load ISO 75-1,-2 0.45 MPa °C 134
Temperature of deflection under load ISO 75-1,-2 1.80 MPa °C 122
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 142
Vicat softening temperature ISO 306 50 N; 50 °C/h °C 141 - 141
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Ball indentation hardness ISO 2039-1 N/mm² 118
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 14C
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 2400 - 2400
Flexural strain at flexural strength ISO 178 2 mm/min % 7 - 7
Flexural strength ISO 178 2 mm/min MPa 100
Flexural stress at 3.5 % strain ISO 178 2 mm/min MPa 74 - 74
Izod notched impact strength ISO 7391/b.o. ISO 180-A 23 °C; 3 mm kJ/m² 60P
Izod notched impact strength ISO 7391/b.o. ISO 180-A -30 °C; 3 mm kJ/m² 12C
Nominal strain at break ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % > 50
Puncture energy ISO 6603-2 -30 °C J 70
Puncture energy ISO 6603-2 23 °C J 60 - 60
Puncture maximum force ISO 6603-2 -30 °C N 6200
Puncture maximum force ISO 6603-2 23 °C N 5300 - 5300
Strain at break b.o. ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % 130
Stress at break ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min MPa 75
Tensile modulus ISO 527-1,-2 1 mm/min MPa 2400 - 2400
Yield strain ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % 6.1
Yield stress ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min MPa 67
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Melt mass-flow rate ISO 1133 300 °C; 1.2 kg g/10 min 20
Melt volume-flow rate ISO 1133 300 °C; 1.2 kg cm³/10 min 19
Molding shrinkage, normal ISO 294-4 60x60x2 mm; 500 bar % 0.65
Molding shrinkage, parallel ISO 294-4 60x60x2 mm; 500 bar % 0.6
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
Surface resistivity IEC 60093 Ohm 1E16
Volume resistivity IEC 60093 Ohm*m 1E14
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Injection molding-Injection velocity ISO 294 mm/s 200
Injection molding-Melt temperature ISO 294 °C 280 - 280
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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Spezifisches Volumen-Temperatur (pvT) Makrolon® Rx2430 (Multipoint Data Sheet)
Viscosity Shear Rate Makrolon® Rx2430 (Multipoint Data Sheet)
Viskosität Schergeschwindigkeit Makrolon® Rx2430 (Multipoint Data Sheet)
Specific Volume-Temperature (pvT) Makrolon® Rx2430 (Multipoint Data Sheet)

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