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VALOX™ 420HP resin Datasheet

Polybutylene Terephthalate

30% Glass Fiber

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Product Description
30% Glass filled PBT resin, FDA Food Contact compliant in limited colors. Effective March 2008 this grade will no longer be supported with biocompatibility information. Alternative grade VALOX HX420HP.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 30% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Food Contact Acceptable
Agency Ratings 
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
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/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (250°C/2.16 kg)
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage
    Internal Method
Flow  2
in/in
 
Flow  3
in/in
 
Flow  4
in/in
 
Flow : 0.126 in
in/in
 
Across Flow  5
in/in
 
Across Flow  3
in/in
 
Across Flow  4
in/in
 
Across Flow : 0.126 in
in/in
 
Water Absorption
     
24 hr
%
ASTM D570
Saturation, 73°F
%
ISO 62
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
%
ISO 62
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
-- 6
psi
ASTM D638
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1
Tensile Strength
     
Yield 7
psi
ASTM D638
Yield
psi
ISO 527-2/5
Break 7
psi
ASTM D638
Break
psi
ISO 527-2/5
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield 7
%
ASTM D638
Yield
%
ISO 527-2/5
Break 7
%
ASTM D638
Break
%
ISO 527-2/5
Flexural Modulus
     
1.97 in Span 8
psi
ASTM D790
-- 9
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress
     
-- 9, 10
psi
ISO 178
Break, 1.97 in Span 8
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength 11
    ISO 179/1eA
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength 11
    ISO 179/1eU
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Notched Izod Impact
     
-22°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
-22°F 12
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
73°F 12
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1A
Unnotched Izod Impact
     
73°F
ft·lb/in
ASTM D4812
-22°F 12
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1U
73°F 12
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180/1U
Instrumented Dart Impact (73°F, Total Energy)
in·lb
ASTM D3763
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
66 psi, Unannealed, 2.52 in Span 13
°F
ISO 75-2/Bf
264 psi, Unannealed, 0.126 in
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed, 2.52 in Span 13
°F
ISO 75-2/Af
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
°F
ASTM D1525 14, ISO 306/B50, ISO 306/B120
--
°F
ISO 306/A50
CLTE
    ASTM E831, ISO 11359-2
Flow : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
 
Transverse : -40 to 104°F
in/in/°F
 
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
 
Dielectric Constant
    ASTM D150
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Dissipation Factor
    ASTM D150
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Additional Information
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Filler Content
%
ASTM D229
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: GE Plastics, LNP Engineering Plastics, GE Polymerland
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (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.
23.2 to 4.6 mm
31.5 to 3.2 mm
4Tensile Bar
53.2-4.6 mm
60.20 in/min
7Type I, 0.20 in/min
80.051 in/min
90.079 in/min
10Yield
1180*10*4 sp=62mm
1280*10*4
1380*10*4 mm
14Rate B (120°C/h), Loading 2 (50 N)
 
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