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THERMOPLASTIC POLYESTERS (PCTA).

THERMOPLASTIC POLYESTERS (PCTA)


See
Ad/
Data
Sheets,
Page                                 Trade Name       Features,
No.                Manufacturer      and/or Grade     Applications

EXTRUSION

-                  Eastman Chemical  Eastar A150      GP, TRP

INJECTION MOLDING

-                  Eastman Chemical  Thermx AG230     NAT, APP
                                     Thermx AG215     NAT, APP
                                     Durastar DS1000  -
                                     Durastar DS2000  -
                                     Thermx AG220     GP, HR



See
Ad/                         Melt
Data               Filler/  Flow             Tensile
Sheets,            Reinf    Rate,            Str at    Elong-
Page               Type,    g/10   Density,  Yield,    ation at
No.                %        min    g/cc      1000 psi  Yield, %

EXTRUSION

-                  -        -      1.2       5.5       -

INJECTION MOLDING

-                  30% GF   -      1.43      -         -
                   15% GF   -      1.32      -         -
                   -        -      1.2       6.9       5
                   -        -      1.2       6.7       5
                   20% GF   -      1.37      -         -



See
Ad/                          Notched
Data                         lzod       Deflection
Sheets,            Flex      impact,    Temp, F      UL 94
Page               Modulus,  ft-lb/in.  (66 psi;     Rating
No.                10E5 psi  (1/8 in.)  264 psi)     (1/8 in.)

EXTRUSION

-                  2.6       16         172;151      -

INJECTION MOLDING

-                  11.6      1.1        520;495      HB
                   5.8       0.6        498;396      -
                   2.9       1.5        164;149      -
                   2.7       14         164;149      -
                   8.4       0.7        518-520;450  -
KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS

Abbrev. Features/Applications


AB   Anti Block
ABR  Abrasion/Scratch Resistan
ACR  Acid Resistance
ACU  Acoustical Barrier
     Properties
ADH  Adhesion
AER  Aerospace Grade
AGR  Aging Resistance
ALK  Alkali Resistance
ALY  Alloy
APP  Appliance Grade
ASL  Anti Slip
AST  Antistatic
AUT  Automotive Grade
BAR  Barrier Properties
BCO  Block Copolymer
BCP  Biocompatible
BIO  Biodegradable
BLD  Building Construction
     Grade
BLK  Black
BLN  Blending Resin
BLU  Blush/Crease-Whitening
     Resistance
BMW  Broad Molecular Weight
     Distribution
BRN  Brown
BUR  Burst Strength
CBE  Business Machine Grade
CCR  Chemically Coupled
     Reinforcement
CHE  Chemical Process Grade
CHR  Chemical Resistance
CLE  Cleanliness
COL  Colors
CR   Controlled Rheology
CRP  Creep Resistance
CST  Color Stability
CTL  Close Tolerance
CTR  Cut-Through Resistance
CUC  Custom Colors
DIS  Dispersibility
DR   Good Drawdown
DS   Dimensional Stability
DU   Ductile
EC   Electrical Conductivity
EL   Electrical Grade
EMI  EMI Attenuation
EN   Encapsulation
ESC  Environmental Stress
     Crack Resistance
EX   Extract Resistance
FCU  Fast Cure
FCY  Fast Cycling
FG   Low Fogging
FLX  Flexibility
FM   Foamable
FO   Film Openability
FR   Flame Retardant
FT   Fatigue Resistance
FU   Fungus Resistance
GF   Gas Fading Resistance
GP   General Purpose
GRN  Granular
GRS  Grease Resistance
GSR  Good Surface
HCF  High Coefficient of
     Friction
HCR  High Crystallinity
HFL  High Flow
HGL  High Gloss
HHD  High Hardness
HI   High Impact
HIT  High Temperature
     Properties
HMW  High Molecular Weight
HR   Heat Resistant
HSE  Good Heat Stability
HSL  High Slip
HST  Heat Stabilized
HSW  High Swell
HTF  Hot Fill
HV   High Viscosity
HYD  Hydrolytically Stable
IM   Impact Modified
IMR  Internal Mold Release
IN   Insulative
LBR  Low Birefringence
LCF  Low Coefficient of
     Friction
LCR  Low Crystallinity
LGE  Low Gel
LGL  Low Gloss
LHD  Low Hardness
LM   Laser Markable
LMI  Low Migration
LMW  Low Molecular Weight
LN   Low Neck-In
LNS  Low Notch Sensitivity
LO   Low Odor
LOT  Low Taste
LPM  Low-Pressure Molding
LS   Low Shrink
LSM  Low Smoke
LT   Low Temperature
     Properties
LTI  Low Temperature Impact
LTP  Low Temperature
     Processability
LUB  Lubricated
LVO  Low Volatility
LVT  Low Vapor Transmission
LW   Low Warpage
LWC  Low Water Carryover
MAR  Mar Resistance
MAT  Matte Finish
MC   Machinability
MED  Medical Grade
MF   Monofilament
MFL  Medium Flow
MGL  Medium Gloss
MHD  Medium Hardness
MI   Medium Impact
MLD  Mildew Resistance
MLS  Melt Strength
MOL  Moldability/
     Processability
MR   Mold Release
MSL  Medium Slip
MST  Moisture Resistance
MU   Multifilament
NAT  Natural
NB   Non-Blooming
NMW  Narrow Molecular Weight
     Distribution
NPL  No Plateout
NSF  NSF Approval
NTX  Non-Toxic
NUC  Nucleated
OP   Optical Properties
OR   Oil Resistance
OX   Oxidation Resistance
OZ   Ozone Resistance
PKG  Packaging Grade
PLS  Plasticized
PLT  Platable
PNC  Puncture Resistance
PNT  Paintable
P0   Pull-Out Strength
POR  Pourable
PRN  Printable
PWD  Powder
RAD  Radiation Resistance
RCO  Random Copolymer
RCY  Recycled Resin Content
RF   Refrigeration Grade
RM   Rubber/Elastomer Modified
RO   Radiopaque
RTC  Room Temperature Cure
SL   Self Lubricating
SLF  Slit Film
SOF  Soft Feel
SOL  Solvent Resistance
SPO  Sports Equipment Grade
SR   Sink Mark Resistant
ST   Stiffness/Rigidity
STR  Stain Resistance
SUR  Surface Detail
TC   Thermal Conductivity
TCR  Thermal Cracking
     Resistance
TEN  Tensile Strength
TF   Thermoformable
TG   Thin Gauge
THK  Thickened
THR  Thermal Stability
TRK  Tracking Resistance
TRL  Translucent
TRP  Transparent
TRS  Tear Strength
TX   Thixotropic
USP  U.S. Pharmacopeia Class
     VI
UVC  UV Curable
UVR  UV Resistant
W    White
WLD  Weldable
WR   Wear Resistant
WTR  Weather
     Resistant
XL   Crosslinkable
Abbrev. Fillers/Reinforcements


ACR  Acrylic Fiber
AFI  Aluminum Fiber
AFL  Aluminum Flake
AL   Aluminum Powder
AR   Aramid Fiber
AS   Asbestos
BA   Barium Salt
BAF  Barium Ferrite
BAS  Barium Sulfate
BR   Bronze
C    Carbon/Coke Powder
CAF  Calcium Fluoride
CAS  Calcium Sulfate
CB   Carbon Black
CC   Calcium Carbonate
CEL  Cellulose
CER  Ceramic Powder
CF   Carbon Fiber
CG   Chopped Glass
CLY  Clay
CNG  Continuous Glass
CTF  CTFE
CU   Copper
FAB  Fabric
FE   Iron Powder
FLK  Flock
GB   Glass Bead
GF   Glass Fiber
GFA  Glass Fabric
GFL  Glass Flake
GM   Glass Mat
GRP  Graphite Powder
GS   Glass Sphere
GT   Glass Tape
HYB  Hybrid
INO  Inorganic
LF   Long Fiber
LG   Long Glass
MG   Milled Glass
MIC  Mica
MIN  Mineral
MOS  Molybdenum Disulfide
MSC  Miscellaneous
MTP  Metal Powder
NI   Nickel
NY   Nylon Fiber
OF   Oriented Fiber
OIL  Oil
ORG  Organic
PB   Lead
PET  Polyester Fiber
PHO  Photodegradable
PLF  Polymer Fiber
POL  Polymer
PPS  PPS
PRO  Proprietary
RUB  Rubber
SCA  Silica
SF   Short Fiber
SG   Short Glass
SIL  Silicone
SIS  Sisal
STF  Steel Fiber
TAL  Talc
TFE  PTFE
TI   Titanium
UF   Unidirectional Fiber
WDF  Wood Flour/Coarse Wood
WHS  Whisker
WSO  Water Soluble
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