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VALOX™ 357 resin Datasheet

Polycarbonate + PBT

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Product Description
PBT+PC, UL94V-0/5VA Rated, Impact Modified, Opaque, Unreinforced. Applications like bobbins, switches and enclosures.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Additive 
  • Impact Modifier
Features 
  • Impact Modified
Uses 
  • Bobbins
  • Housings
  • Switches
Automotive Specifications 
Appearance 
  • Opaque
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Multi-Point Data 
  • Compressive Stress vs. Strain (ASTM D695)
  • Elastic Modulus vs Temperature (ASTM D4065)
  • Flexural DMA (ASTM D4065)
  • Pressure-Volume-Temperature (PVT - Zoller Method)
  • 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)
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
 
ASTM D792
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Specific Volume
in³/lb
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (250°C/5.0 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (250°C/5.0 kg)
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage
    Internal Method
Flow  2
in/in
 
Flow  3
in/in
 
Flow : 0,126 in
in/in
 
Across Flow  2
in/in
 
Across Flow  3
in/in
 
Water Absorption
     
24 hr
%
ASTM D570
Saturation, 73°F
%
ISO 62
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
%
ISO 62
Outdoor Suitability
 
UL 746C
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
-- 4
psi
ASTM D638
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1
Tensile Strength
     
Yield 5
psi
ASTM D638
Yield
psi
ISO 527-2/50
Break 5
psi
ASTM D638
Break
psi
ISO 527-2/50
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield 5
%
ASTM D638
Yield
%
ISO 527-2/50
Break 5
%
ASTM D638
Break
%
ISO 527-2/50
Flexural Modulus
     
1,97 in Span 6
psi
ASTM D790
-- 7
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress
     
-- 7, 8
psi
ISO 178
Yield, 1,97 in Span 6
psi
ASTM D790
Break, 1,97 in Span 6
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength 9 (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
Notched Izod Impact
     
-22°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
-22°F 10
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
73°F 10
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
Unnotched Izod Impact (73°F)
 
ASTM D4812
Instrumented Dart Impact (73°F, Total Energy)
in·lb
ASTM D3763
Gardner Impact
    ASTM D3029
73°F
in·lb
 
73°F 11
in·lb
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (R-Scale)
 
ASTM D785
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
     
66 psi, Unannealed, 0,126 in
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed, 0,252 in
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 0,126 in
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 0,252 in
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 2,52 in Span 12
°F
ISO 75-2/Af
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
°F
ASTM D1525 13
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
--
°F
ISO 306/B120
Ball Pressure Test 14 (257°F)
 
IEC 60695-10-2
CLTE
     
Flow : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
Flow : 140 to 280°F
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
Flow : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Transverse : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
ASTM E831, ISO 11359-2
RTI Elec
°F
UL 746
RTI Imp
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
°F
UL 746
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity
ohms·cm
ASTM D257
Dielectric Strength
    ASTM D149
0,0630 in, in Oil
V/mil
 
0,126 in, in Air
V/mil
 
0,126 in, in Oil
V/mil
 
Dielectric Constant
    ASTM D150
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Dissipation Factor
    ASTM D150
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Arc Resistance 15
 
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
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
    UL 94
0,0181 in
 
 
0,0248 in
 
 
0,118 in
 
 
Glow Wire Flammability Index (0,0394 in)
°F
IEC 60695-2-12
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature
    IEC 60695-2-13
0,0394 in
°F
 
0,0787 in
°F
 
0,118 in
°F
 
Oxygen Index
%
ASTM D2863
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics, GE Polymerland
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Housings, Housing.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 1 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): FORD (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet
Injection
Nominal Value
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.
20.75 to 2.3 mm
32.3 to 4.6 mm
40,20 in/min
5Type I, 2,0 in/min
60,051 in/min
70,079 in/min
8Yield
980*10*4 sp=62mm
1080*10*4
11Modified
1280*10*4 mm
13Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 2 (50 N)
14by VDE
15Tungsten Electrode
 
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