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Apec® 1745

MVR (330°C/2.16kg) 17 cm³/10 min; easy release; for superheated steam sterilization up to 143 °C; meets criteria of US Pharmacopeia (USP) Class VI; biocompatible according to many ISO 10993-1 test requirements; softening temperature (VST/B 120)=170 °C; Films for medical packaging; Contact lens holders; Medical vessels; Safety valve for respiration aids; Syringe tops

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  • Polycarbonate

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Medical, Heat resistant

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Technical Properties & Datasheets

Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Barrel Temperatures - Front - °C 310 - 320
Barrel Temperatures - Middle - °C 300 - 310
Barrel Temperatures - Nozzle - °C 320 - 330
Barrel Temperatures - Rear - °C 290 - 300
Dry Air Drying Temperature - °C 130
Dry Air Drying Time - h 2 - 3
Hold Pressure (% of injection pressure) - % 50 - 75
Melt temperatures - °C 320 - 340
Moisture Content max. (%) - % <= 0.02
Mold Temperatures - °C 110 - 130
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 330
Vent Depth - mm 0.025 - 0.075
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Burning behavior UL 94 (1.5 mm) [UL recognition] UL 94 1.5 mm Class HB
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion, normal ISO 11359-1,-2 23 to 55 °C 10^-4^/K 0.65
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion, parallel ISO 11359-1,-2 23 to 55 °C 10^-4^/K 0.65
Glow wire test (GWFI) IEC 60695-2-12 2.0 mm °C 850
Oxygen index ISO 4589-2 Method A % 25
Temperature of deflection under load ISO 75-1,-2 0.45 MPa °C 161
Temperature of deflection under load ISO 75-1,-2 1.80 MPa °C 148
Vicat softening temperature ISO 306 50 N; 120 °C/h °C 170
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Ball indentation hardness ISO 2039-1 N/mm² 120
Charpy impact strength ISO 179/1eU -30 °C kJ/m² N
Charpy impact strength ISO 179/1eU 23 °C kJ/m² N
Flexural modulus ISO 178 2 mm/min MPa 2400
Nominal strain at break ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % > 50
Tensile modulus ISO 527-1,-2 1 mm/min MPa 2400
Yield strain ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min % 6.8
Yield stress ISO 527-1,-2 50 mm/min MPa 70
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Luminous transmittance (clear transparent materials) ISO 13468-2 1 mm % 88
Refractive index ISO 489 Procedure A 1.578
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Melt mass-flow rate ISO 1133 330 °C/ 2.16 kg g/10 min 17
Melt volume-flow rate ISO 1133 330 °C/ 2.16 kg cm³/10 min 17
Molding shrinkage, normal ISO 294-4 60x60x2 mm/ 500 bar % 0.85
Molding shrinkage, parallel ISO 294-4 60x60x2 mm/ 500 bar % 0.85
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Comparative tracking index CTI IEC 60112 Solution A Rating 250
Comparative tracking index CTI M IEC 60112 Solution B Rating 125
Dissipation factor IEC 60250 1 MHz 10^-4^ 80
Dissipation factor IEC 60250 100 Hz 10^-4^ 10
Electrical strength IEC 60243-1 1 mm kV/mm 35
Electrolytic corrosion IEC 60426 Rating A1
Relative permittivity IEC 60250 1 MHz 2.9
Relative permittivity IEC 60250 100 Hz 3
Surface resistivity IEC 60093 Ohm 1E16
Volume resistivity IEC 60093 Ohm*m 1E15
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Injection molding - Injection velocity ISO 294 mm/s 200
Injection molding - Melt temperature ISO 294 °C 330
Injection molding - Mold temperature ISO 294 °C 100
Property Name Standard Test condition Unit Value
Density ISO 1183-1 kg/m³ 1170
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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Secant modulus - Strain Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet) Sekantenmodul-Dehnung Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet)
Dynamic Shear Modulus – Temperature Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet) Dynamischer Schubmodul - Temperatur Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet)
Viskosität Schergeschwindigkeit Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet) Viscosity Shear Rate Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet)
Spannung-Dehnung Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet) Stress-Strain Apec® 1745 (Multipoint Data Sheet)

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