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Sarlink® TPV 4180 Datasheet

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Product Description
SARLINK® 4000 series are engineered materials designed primarily for demanding automotive applications. SARLINK® 4180 is a higher hardness grade featuring excellent flex fatigue resistance, compression set, heat aging and resilience to be used in injection molded parts, extruded profiles, hose and tubing. It can be blow molded into boots, ducts and other articles.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
 
Features 
  • Fatigue Resistant
  • Good Heat Aging Resistance
  • High Hardness
  • Resilient
 
Uses 
  • Automotive Applications
  • Hose
  • Profiles
  • Tubing
 
Automotive Specifications 
Appearance 
  • Opaque
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blow Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Stress
    ISO 37
Across Flow : 100% Strain
psi
 
Flow : 100% Strain
psi
 
Tensile Stress
    ISO 37
Across Flow : Break
psi
 
Flow : Break
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ISO 37
Across Flow : Break
%
 
Flow : Break
%
 
Tear Strength - Across Flow  2
lbf/in
ISO 34-1
Compression Set
    ISO 815
73°F, 22 hr
%
 
158°F, 22 hr
%
 
257°F, 70 hr
%
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Shore Hardness
    ISO 868
Shore A, 5 sec, Extruded
 
 
Shore A, 5 sec, Injection Molded
 
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
RTI Elec
°F
UL 746
RTI Imp
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
°F
UL 746
Aging
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Change in Tensile Strength in Air - Across Flow
    ISO 188
275°F, 1000 hr
%
 
100% Strain 275°F, 1000 hr
%
 
302°F, 168 hr
%
 
100% Strain 302°F, 168 hr
%
 
Change in Tensile Strain at Break in Air - Across Flow
    ISO 188
275°F, 1000 hr
%
 
302°F, 168 hr
%
 
Change in Shore Hardness in Air
    ISO 188
Shore A, 275°F, 1000 hr
 
 
Shore A, 302°F, 168 hr
 
 
Change in Volume (257°F, 70 hr, in IRM 903 Oil)
%
ISO 1817
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating (0.0394 in, All Colors)
 
UL 94
Additional Information
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Apparent Shear Viscosity (392°F)
Pa·s
ISO 11443
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Hardness, Hard, Good Heat Aging Resistance.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Automotive Applications, Automotive Sector, Tubing, Tube.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 12 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): FORD (6), OPEL (2), GM (2), DAIMLERCHRYSLER (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
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Screw Speed
rpm
 
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
°F
 
Melt Temperature
°F
 
Die Temperature
°F
 
Take-Off Roll
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Screen Pack: 20 to 60 mesh
Screw: general purpose
Compression Ratio: 3:1
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Method Ba, Angle (Unnicked)
 
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