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                STANDARD PRODUCTS
               VISTEK IMPACT STYRENICS

PROPERTY DATA

ASTM

UNITS

1861 U

1862 U

1863 U

1961 F

1962 F

1963 F

3013

3030

General Usage

-

-

Utility

Utility

Utility

FDA

FDA

FDA

Toughness & Clarity

High Clarity Dim.Stable

Specific Gravity

D-792

g/cm3

1.01

1.02

1.02

1.01

1.02

1.02

1.03

1.03

Melt Index (G)

D-1238

g/10 min.

12

13

13

12

13

13

13

13

Tensile Yield

D-638

psi

4750

5248

5800

4750

5248

5800

5600

6025

Elongation at break

D-638

%

33

28

17

33

28

17

22

18

Flex Modulus

D-790

psi

236,000

273,000

286,000

236,000

273,000

286,000

309,000

315,000

Flex strength, Yield

D-790

psi

6400

7000

7600

6400

7000

7600

7900

8279

Gardner Impact

D-3029

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Izod Impact
(1/8)
-Notched
-Unnotched



D-256 
D-256


 
ft.lb./in. 
ft.lb./in.



1.1
 -



1
 -



.9 
-



1.1
 -



1
-



.9
 -



1
 -



1
-

HDT - 66 psi
         - 264 psi

D-648 
D-648

F
F

-
174

-
180

-
185


174

-
180

-
185

-
188

-
193

Light Transmission

D-1003

%

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

90

Haze

D-1003

%

4.4

4.25

4.5

3.4

2.75

2.85

3.9

4.25

The 1900 series complies with FDA Title 21, CFR 177.1640 for food contact applications




GENERAL PROCESSING RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Pre-drying: Typically pre-drying not needed. In excessive humidity, pre-dry at 160 F for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Mold Temps: 80 F - 130 F : Warm mold affords best clarity
  • Barrel Temps: 380 F - 450 F
  • Back Pressure: Medium to High

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