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RAMAPET® N1 Datasheet

Polyethylene Terephthalate

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Product Description
RAMAPET N1 is a general purpose food grade PET copolymer resin that is suitable for a wide variety of containers. The resin offers good strength characteristics like dimensional stability and mechanical properties. Suitable for carbonated water, alcoholic beverages, pharmaceuticals, oils, agrochemicals, wide mouth containers and for APET sheet/film extrusion application. It is also suitable for heat set blow molding that are used for warm fill applications.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
 
Features 
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • General Purpose
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Strength
 
Uses 
  • Agricultural Applications
  • Containers
  • Film
  • Food Packaging
  • General Purpose
  • Pharmaceuticals
Agency Ratings 
Processing Method 
  • Injection Blow Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Apparent Density
    ASTM D1895
Poured
g/cm³
 
Vibrated
g/cm³
 
Acetaldehyde 2
ppm
 
Color a 3
 
 
Color b 3
 
 
Color L 3
 
 
Crystallinity 4
%
 
Intrinsic Viscosity 5
dl/g
 
Moisture Content - When Packed  6
wt%
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Glass Transition Temperature
°F
ASTM D3418
Melting Temperature
°F
DSC
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC)
°F
ASTM D3418
Heat of Fusion
kJ/kg
ASTM E793
Fill Analysis
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melt Density (545°F)
g/cm³
ASTM D1238
Additional Information
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Chips/Gram 7
pieces
 
Fines
wt%
 
Pellet Shape
 
 
Pellet Size
in
 
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable, Good Strength.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Packaging.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 6 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EC (1), EU (3), FDA (2).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Gas Chromatograph
3CIE Lab
4Density Gradient Column
5Ubbelohde Viscometer
6Gravimetric Method
7Weighment Method
 
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