Acrylic Typical Properties Generic Acrylic (SMMA)

Product Description
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic Acrylic (SMMA)

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
1.05 to 1.09
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (200°C/5.0 kg)
0.40 to 7.3
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Molding Shrinkage - Flow (73°F)
4.0E-3
in/in
ASTM D955
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (73°F)
320000 to 472000
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
5530 to 8850
psi
 
Break, 73°F
3050 to 7250
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
2.0 to 3.0
%
 
Break, 73°F
2.0 to 9.0
%
 
Flexural Modulus (73°F)
266000 to 484000
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact (73°F)
0.30 to 0.55
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi, Unannealed)
157 to 168
°F
ASTM D648
Vicat Softening Temperature
162 to 223
°F
ASTM D1525
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Light Transmittance
87.0 to 92.8
%
ASTM D1003
Haze
0.300 to 1.40
%
ASTM D1003
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Rear Temperature
347 to 383
°F
 
Middle Temperature
365 to 420
°F
 
Front Temperature
401 to 437
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
428 to 482
°F
 
Injection Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic Acrylic (SMMA)

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.