ACLAR® UltRx 4000 film Datasheet

Polychlorotrifluoroethylene

Supplied by Honeywell

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Product Description
Aclar UltRx 4000 film is a 4.00 mil PCTFE homopolymer, high performance barrier film for the pharmaceutical and medical industries. It thermoforms well on conventional blister packaging equipment and provides the highest barrier of any clear film.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Barrier Resin
  • Homopolymer
 
Uses 
  • Film
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
  • Packaging
Agency Ratings 
 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Cast Film
  • Thermoforming
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Secant Modulus
    ASTM D882
MD : 4.0 mil
psi
 
TD : 4.0 mil
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield, 4.0 mil
psi
 
TD : Yield, 4.0 mil
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield, 4.0 mil
%
 
TD : Yield, 4.0 mil
%
 
Water Vapor Transmission Rate
    ASTM F1249
4.0 mil, 77°F, 60% RH
g·mil/100in²/atm/24 hr
 
4.0 mil, 86°F, 60% RH
g·mil/100in²/atm/24 hr
 
4.0 mil, 104°F, 75% RH
g·mil/100in²/atm/24 hr
 
4.0 mil, 100°F, 100% RH
g·mil/100in²/atm/24 hr
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC)
°F
ASTM D3418
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Haze (4.00 mil)
%
ASTM D1003
Additional Information
Yield, No Standard: 4.67 m²/kg
Tensile Strength @ Yld, ASTM D882, MD, 4 mil: 6000 to 9000 psi
Tensile Strength @ Yld, ASTM D882, TD, 4 mil: 4000 to 7000 psi
Tensile Elongation @ Yield, ASTM D882, MD, 4 mil: 150 to 225%
Tensile Elongation @ Yield, ASTM D882, TD, 4 mil: 175 to 225%
Secant Modulus, ASTM D882, 4 mil, MD & TD: 160000 to 200000
Crystalline Melting Point, ASTM D4591: 211 °C
Dimensional Stability, ASTM D1204, MD & TD: </= ±5 %
All film properties were tested as an average value.
Surface Tension, ASTM D2578, treated side: >/= 42 dynes/cm
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Medical Applications.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 4 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): DMF (1), EU (1), FDA (1), USP (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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