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Monprene® IN-15056 Datasheet

Thermoplastic Elastomer

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Product Description
Monprene IN-15056 is a general purpose thermoplastic elastomer, available in NAT and pre-colored, designed for the industrial market, including caster wheels. Monprene IN-15056 is a medium hardness, low density, clear grade that exhibits low compression set, good abrasion and chemical resistance, and is suitable for injection molding and extrusion.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Features 
  • Abrasion Resistant
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Melt Strength
  • Good Tear Strength
  • Low Compression Set
  • Low Density
  • Low Specific Gravity
  • Medium Hardness
  • Weather Resistant
Uses 
  • Building Materials
  • Expansion Joint
  • Gaskets
  • Glazing
  • Hose
  • Industrial Applications
  • Outdoor Applications
  • Pipe Seals
  • Potable Water Applications
  • Roof Vents
  • Rubber Replacement
  • Strain Reliefs
  • White Goods & Small Appliances
  • Windows & Doors
RoHS Compliance 
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
  • Colors Available
 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (200°C/5.0 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Stress
    ASTM D412
100% Strain
psi
 
200% Strain
psi
 
300% Strain
psi
 
Tensile Strength (Break)
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Elongation (Break)
%
ASTM D412
Tear Strength 2
    ASTM D624
Across Flow : 73°F
lbf/in
 
Flow : 73°F
lbf/in
 
Compression Set (73°F, 22 hr)
%
ASTM D395
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness
    ASTM D2240
Shore A
 
 
Shore A, 5 sec
 
 
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Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Abrasion Resistance, Abrasion Resistant, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant, Good Colorability, Low Compression Set, Good Melt Strength, Good Tear Strength, Good Weather Resistance, Weather Resistant, Medium Hardness, Low Density, Low Specific Gravity, Low Specific Gravity, Low Density.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Gaskets, Gasketing, Roof Vents, White Goods, Small Appliances, White Goods and Small Appliances, White Goods & Small Appliances, Windows & Doors, Windows and Doors.
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Middle Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Pressure
psi
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Back Pressure
psi
 
Screw Speed
rpm
 
Cushion
in
 
Injection Notes
Drying is not necessary. However, if moisture is a problem, dry the pellets for 2 to 4 hours at 150°F (65°C).
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
°F
 
Die Temperature
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Screw Speed: 30 to 100 rpm
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Die C, 20 in/min
 
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