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LEXAN™ 500 resin Datasheet

Polycarbonate

10% Glass Fiber

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Product Description
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
10% GR PC. Optimum combination of high modulus plus excellent impact strength and flame retardance.
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
10% GR PC. Optimum combination of high modulus plus excellent impact strength and flame retardance.
General LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 10% Filler by Weight
  • Glass Fiber, 10% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • High Stiffness
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • High Stiffness
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
Multi-Point Data 
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion vs. Temperature (ASTM E831)
  • Elastic Modulus vs Temperature (ASTM D4065)
  • Flexural DMA (ASTM D4065)
  • Instrumented Impact (Energy) (ASTM D3763)
  • Instrumented Impact (Load) (ASTM D3763)
  • Shear DMA (ASTM D4065)
  • Specific Heat vs. Temperature (ASTM D3417)
  • Tensile Creep (ASTM D2990)
  • Tensile Fatigue
  • Tensile Stress vs. Strain (ASTM D638)
  • Thermal Conductivity vs. Temperature (ASTM E1530)
  • Viscosity vs. Shear Rate (ASTM D3835)
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Physical LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
      ASTM D792
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--
g/cm³
 
Specific Volume
in³/lb
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (300°C/1.2 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Molding Shrinkage - Flow (0.126 in)
in/in
Internal Method
Water Absorption
      ASTM D570
24 hr
%
 
Equilibrium, 73°F
%
 
Outdoor Suitability
 
UL 746C
Mechanical LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength 2
      ASTM D638
Yield
psi
 
Break
psi
 
Tensile Elongation 2
      ASTM D638
Yield
%
 
Break
%
 
Flexural Modulus 3 (1.97 in Span)
psi
ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 3 (Yield, 1.97 in Span)
psi
ASTM D790
Taber Abrasion Resistance (1000 Cycles, 1000 g, CS-17 Wheel)
mg
ASTM D1044
Impact LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact (73°F)
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Unnotched Izod Impact (73°F)
ft·lb/in
ASTM D4812
Gardner Impact (73°F)
in·lb
ASTM D3029
Tensile Impact Strength 4
ft·lb/in²
ASTM D1822
Hardness LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness
      ASTM D785
M-Scale
 
 
R-Scale
 
 
Thermal LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
      ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed, 0.252 in
°F
 
264 psi, Unannealed, 0.252 in
°F
 
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525 5
CLTE - Flow (-40 to 203°F)
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
Specific Heat
Btu/lb/°F
ASTM C351
Thermal Conductivity
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
RTI Elec
°F
UL 746
RTI Imp
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
°F
UL 746
Electrical LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity
ohms·cm
ASTM D257
Dielectric Strength (0.126 in, in Air)
V/mil
ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant
      ASTM D150
50 Hz
 
 
60 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Dissipation Factor
      ASTM D150
50 Hz
 
 
60 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Arc Resistance 6
 
ASTM D495
Comparative Tracking Index (CTI)
 
UL 746
High Amp Arc Ignition (HAI)
 
UL 746
High Voltage Arc Tracking Rate (HVTR)
 
UL 746
Hot-wire Ignition (HWI)
 
UL 746
Flammability LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
      UL 94
0.0600 in
 
 
0.120 in
 
 
Oxygen Index
%
ASTM D2863
Radiant Panel Listing (UL)
 
 
Related Terminology
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics, GE Polymerland
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics
Features
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Stiffness, Good Impact Resistance.
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Impact Resistance, High Stiffness.
Available Documents
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Technical Datasheet
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Technical Datasheet
Injection LEXAN™ 
500 resin
LEXAN™ 
500 resin
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Drying Time, Maximum
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Suggested Shot Size
%
 
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
 
Vent Depth
in
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Type I, 0.20 in/min
30.051 in/min
4Type S
5Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 2 (50 N)
6Tungsten Electrode
 
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