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Telcar® TL-8451 Datasheet

Thermoplastic Elastomer

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Product Description
Telcar TL-8451 is a high performance, halogen-free thermoplastic elastomer designed for electrical applications requiring flexibility over a wide temperature range. Telcar TL-8451 is a high durometer grade that is UV stabilized and RoHS compliant. This grade is UL listed and is suitable for both injection molding and extrusion.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Features 
  • General Purpose
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Flexibility
  • Good Heat Aging Resistance
  • Good UV Resistance
  • Good Weather Resistance
  • Halogen Free
  • High Elasticity
  • High Elongation
  • High Hardness
  • High Tensile Strength
  • Medium Density
  • Medium Flow
  • Ozone Resistant
  • Sunlight Resistant (720 hours)
Uses 
  • Appliance Wire Insulation
  • Appliance Wire Jacketing
  • Cable Jacketing
  • Connectors
  • Flexible Cord Jacketing
  • Industrial Cable Insulation
  • Rubber Replacement
  • Terminal Cable Jacketing
  • Underground Power Cable
  • Wire & Cable Applications
  • Wire Jacketing
Wire Types 
  • SJEOW
Agency Ratings 
  •  1
 
RoHS Compliance 
UL File Number 
  • QMFZ2.E54709
  • QMTT2.E73402
 
Appearance 
  • Opaque
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (200°C/5.0 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deformation Under Load 3 (302°F)
%
ASTM D621
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Stress 4, 5
    ASTM D412
100% Strain, 0,0200 in
psi
 
300% Strain, 0,0200 in
psi
 
Tensile Strength 4, 5 (Break, 0,0200 in)
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Elongation 4, 5 (Break, 0,0200 in)
%
ASTM D412
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore A)
 
ASTM D2240
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Continuous Use Temperature
°F
UL 1581
Brittleness Temperature
°F
ASTM D746
RTI Elec
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
°F
UL 746
Aging
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Change in Tensile Strength in Air (277°F, 168 hr)
%
ASTM D573
Change in Ultimate Elongation in Air (277°F, 168 hr)
%
ASTM D573
Change in Tensile Strength (140°F, 168 hr, in IRM 902 Oil)
%
ASTM D471
Change in Ultimate Elongation (140°F, 168 hr, in IRM 902 Oil)
%
ASTM D471
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity (122°F)
ohms·cm
ASTM D257
Dielectric Strength
V/mil
ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant
    ASTM D150
1 kHz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Dissipation Factor
    ASTM D150
1 kHz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating (0,0319 in, All Colors)
 
UL 94
Oxygen Index
%
ASTM D2863
Additional Information
Maximum Continuous Operating Temperature, UL-1581: 105°C
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Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Colorability, High Elasticity, Highly Elastic, High Elongation, Good Flexibility, Flexible, Medium Flow, Medium Melt, Medium MFI, Zero Halogen Content, Halogen Free, Good Heat Aging Resistance, Sunlight Resistant 720 hr, 720 hr Sun Resistant, High Tensile Strength, Good UV Resistance, UV Resistant, Ultraviolet Resistant, Ultraviolet Light Resistant, Good Weather Resistance, Weather Resistant, Medium Density, Medium Specific Gravity, High Hardness, Hard.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Flexible Cord Jacketing, Industrial Cable Insulation, Terminal Cable Jacketing, Wire and Cable Applications, Wire & Cable Applications, Appliance Wire Insulation, Appliance Wire Jacketing.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 2 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): UL (2).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Pressure
psi
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Screw Speed
rpm
 
Cushion
in
 
Injection Notes
Drying is not necessary. However, if moisture is a problem, dry the pellets for 2 to 4 hours at 150°F (65°C)
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
°F
 
Die Temperature
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Screw Speed: 30 to 100 rpm
Notes
1105°C
2Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
32000g weight
4Die C, 20 in/min
5die cut from extruded tapes
 
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