ACRYPET™ MD Datasheet

Polymethyl Methacrylate Acrylic

Supplied by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

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Product Description
ACRYPET™ 
MD
ACRYPET™ MD is a Polymethyl Methacrylate Acrylic material. It is available in Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, or North America for compounding extrusion or extrusion.

Important attributes of ACRYPET™ MD are:
  • Good Processability
  • Weather Resistant

Typical applications include:
  • Automotive
  • Decorative Parts
  • Household Applications
 
ACRYPET™ MD is a Polymethyl Methacrylate Acrylic material. It is available in Europe.
General ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Europe
Features 
  • Good Flow
  • Good Moldability
  • Good Weather Resistance
  • High Light Transmission
  • Industrial Resin
--
Uses 
  • Displays
  • Household Goods
--
Automotive Specifications 
--
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
  • Colors Available
--
Processing Method 
  • Compounding Extrusion
  • Extrusion
--
Physical ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/3.8 kg)
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Spiral Flow
      Internal Method
-- 2
in
 
-- 3
in
 
Molding Shrinkage
%
Internal Method
Water Absorption (24 hr, 73°F)
%
ISO 62
Mechanical ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
--
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/1
Tensile Stress
psi
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Tensile Strain (Break)
%
ISO 527-2/1A/5
Flexural Modulus
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Stress
psi
ISO 178
Impact ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eU
Hardness ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness (M-Scale)
 
ISO 2039-2
Thermal ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature (264 psi, Unannealed)
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Vicat Softening Temperature
       
--
--
°F
ISO 306/B
--
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
CLTE - Flow
       
--
--
in/in/°F
JIS K7197
--
--
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Specific Heat
Btu/lb/°F
JIS K7123
Thermal Conductivity
       
--
--
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
JIS A1412
--
--
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
Electrical ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
--
ohms
JIS K6911
Volume Resistivity
--
ohms·cm
JIS K6911
Electric Strength 4
--
V/mil
JIS K6911
Dielectric Constant (60 Hz)
--
 
JIS K6911
Dissipation Factor (60 Hz)
--
 
JIS K6911
Optical ACRYPET™ 
MD
 
Unit
Test Method
Refractive Index
       
--
--
 
ASTM D542
-- 5
--
 
ISO 489
Light Transmittance (Total, 118.1 mil)
%
ISO 13468
Haze (118.1 mil)
%
ISO 14782
Features
ACRYPET™ 
MD
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Flow, High Light Transmission, Good Moldability, Good Weather Resistance, Weather Resistant, Good Weatherability.
Uses
ACRYPET™ 
MD
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Household Goods, Housewares.
Automotive Specifications
ACRYPET™ 
MD
This plastic material has approval for 1 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): SAE (1).
Available Documents
ACRYPET™ 
MD
Technical Datasheet (English)
 
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Melt Temperature: 446°F
3Melt Temperature: 482°F
44000 V/sec
5nD
 
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