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VECTRA® MT1310 Datasheet

Liquid Crystal Polymer

30% Glass Fiber

Supplied by Celanese Corporation

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Product Description
The Standard for the Industry. Excellent balance of properties, including easy flow, easy processing, thermal stability, chemical resistance, mechanical and electrical properties. Suitable for vapor phase surface mount electrical and electronic devices. 30% glass reinforced

Chemical abbreviation according to ISO 1043-1 : LCP
Inherently flame retardant
Celanese has established at the FDA a drug master file (DMF no.8468) and a Device Master File (MAF no.315) for Vectra MT1310. These are to assist our customers with their end use FDA petitions. Vectra MT1310 has been tested and complies with USP Class VI.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Europe
  • North America
 
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 30% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Chemical Resistance
  • Good Flow
  • Good Processability
  • Good Thermal Stability
Uses 
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
Agency Ratings 
RoHS Compliance 
Resin ID (ISO 1043)
  • LCP
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Molding Shrinkage
    ISO 294-4
Across Flow
%
 
Flow
%
 
Water Absorption (Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH)
%
ISO 62
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/1
Tensile Stress (Break)
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Tensile Strain (Break)
%
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Tensile Creep Modulus
    ISO 899-1
1 hr
psi
 
1000 hr
psi
 
Flexural Modulus (73°F)
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress (73°F)
psi
ISO 178
Compressive Modulus
psi
ISO 604
Compressive Stress (1% Strain)
psi
ISO 604
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eU
Notched Izod Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
Unnotched Izod Impact Strength (73°F)
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1U
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (M-Scale)
 
ISO 2039-2
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature
     
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/A
1160 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/C
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ISO 306/B50
Melting Temperature 2
°F
ISO 11357-3
CLTE
    ISO 11359-2
Flow
in/in/°F
 
Transverse
in/in/°F
 
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
ohm
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Electric Strength
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Relative Permittivity
    IEC 60250
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Dissipation Factor
    IEC 60250
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Arc Resistance
sec
Internal Method
Comparative Tracking Index
V
IEC 60112
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
 
UL 94
Oxygen Index
%
ISO 4589-2
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Flow, Good Processability, Easy Processing, Good Thermal Stability, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Electrical Applications, Electronic Applications, Electrical/Electronic Applications, Electrical Sector.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 3 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): DMF (1), MAF (1), USP (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Hopper Temperature
°F
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Pressure
psi
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Holding Pressure
psi
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Injection Notes
Manifold Temperature: 285 to 295°C
Zone 4 Temperature: 285 to 295°C
Feed Temperature: 60 to 80°C
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
210°C/min
 
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