Formolene® 6520A Datasheet

Polypropylene Impact Copolymer

Supplied by Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.

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Product Description
Formolene® 6520A is a medium impact copolymer of polypropylene characterized by its easy mold flow, physical property balance and excellent dimensional stability. It has found use in applications such as closures, housewares and small appliances.

Formolene® 6520A meets all requirements of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration as specified in 21 CFR 177.1520, covering safe use of polyolefin articles and components of articles intended for direct food contact.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Flow
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Medium Impact Resistance
Uses 
  • Appliances
  • Closures
  • Household Goods
Agency Ratings 
 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength 2 (Yield, Injection Molded)
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation 2 (Yield, Injection Molded)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus - 1% Secant  3 (Injection Molded)
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
    ASTM D256A
32°F, Injection Molded
ft·lb/in
 
73°F, Injection Molded
ft·lb/in
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (R-Scale, Injection Molded)
 
ASTM D785
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed, Injection Molded)
°F
ASTM D648
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Impact Copolymer, Medium Impact Resistance, Good Flow, Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Household Goods, Housewares.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 2 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1), EC (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Film (English)
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Processing - Sheet Extrusion (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
22.0 in/min
30.051 in/min
 
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