FHR EPS R-MER II® 5627 (1.75 lb/ft³) Datasheet

Expanded Polystyrene

Supplied by Flint Hills Resources, LP

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Product Description
R-MER II® Grade 27 expandable resin is a high performance resin product designed to provide enhanced fracture resistance and improved multiple impact properties for premium cushion foam packaging. Flint Hills Resources R-MER II® resin may be expanded and molded using conventional EPS equipment and recycled using conventional EPS technology.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Crack Resistant
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Recyclable Material
Uses 
  • Foam
  • Packaging
 
RoHS Compliance 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Water Absorption (Equilibrium)
%
ASTM D570
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flexural Strength
psi
ASTM D790
Compressive Strength
    ASTM D695
10% Strain
psi
 
20% Strain
psi
 
50% Strain
psi
 
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Water Vapor Transmission
g/100 in²/24 hr
ASTM E96
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Continuous Use Temperature
°F
ASTM D794
Additional Information
The value listed as Density-Specific Gravity, ASTM D695, was tested in accordance with ASTM C303.
The values listed as Compressive Strength, ASTM D695, were tested in accordance with ASTM D1621.
The value listed as Flexural Strength, ASTM D790, was tested in accordance with ASTM C203.
The value listed as Water Absorption @ Equil, ASTM D570, was tested in accordance with ASTM C272-91.
Flexural Deflection, ASTM C203: 2 in
Thermal Resistance, R-value, ASTM C177: 5
Compressive Creep, ASTM D3575, 1000 hrs @ 2.5 psi: 1%
Compressive Creep, ASTM D3575, 1000 hrs @ 5 psi: 1%
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Crack Resistance, Crack Resistant, Good Impact Resistance.
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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