ACLAR® Flex 380 Datasheet

Polychlorotrifluoroethylene

Supplied by Honeywell

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Product Description
Aclar Flex 380 is a 38 micron (1.5-mil) CTFE homopolymer high performance barrier film for the pharmaceutical and medical markets. Its high barrier and excellent dimensional stability make it ideal for flexible packaging applications such as pouches,
overwraps, and lidding.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Autoclave Sterilizable
  • Barrier Resin
  • Crack Resistant
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Flexibility
  • Good Sterilizability
  • High Clarity
  • Homopolymer
Uses 
  • Film
  • Lids
  • Medical Packaging
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield, 1,5 mil
psi
 
TD : Yield, 1,5 mil
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield, 1,5 mil
%
 
TD : Yield, 1,5 mil
%
 
Water Vapor Transmission Rate (1,5 mil, 100°F, 100% RH)
g·mil/100in²/atm/24 hr
ASTM F1249
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC)
°F
ASTM D3418
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Haze (1,50 mil)
%
ASTM D1003
Additional Information
Yield, No Standard: 12.37 m²/kg
Crystalline Melting Point, ASTM D4591: 211 °C
Dimensional Stability, ASTM D1204, MD & TD: -6 to-12 %
Tensile Modulus, ASTM D882. MD: 258000 psi
Tensile Modulus, ASTM D882. TD: 200000 psi
Graves Tear Strength, ASTM D1004, MD: 338 g/mil
Graves Tear Strength, ASTM D1004, TD: 495 g/mil
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Clarity, Good Crack Resistance, Crack Resistant, Good Flexibility, Flexible, Good Starilizability, Sterilizable, Autoclave Sterilization, Autoclave Sterilizable, Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Medical Packaging, Medical Applications.
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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