Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN) Typical Properties Generic SAN

Product Description
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic SAN

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Also Available In 
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
     
--
1.05 to 1.09
 
ASTM D792
73°F
1.06 to 1.08
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Apparent (Bulk) Density
0.65 to 0.69
g/cm³
ISO 60
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
     
230°C/3.8 kg
4.9 to 25
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
220°C/10.0 kg
5.0 to 100
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (220°C/10.0 kg)
0.894 to 3.54
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage
     
Flow : 73°F
3.4E-3 to 5.0E-3
in/in
ASTM D955
73°F
0.35 to 0.56
%
ISO 294-4
Water Absorption (24 hr, 73°F)
0.30
%
ASTM D570
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
73°F
468000 to 540000
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
508000 to 683000
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
8640 to 11500
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
7830 to 13200
psi
ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
9700 to 10600
psi
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
8360 to 10800
psi
ISO 527-2
73°F
9750 to 10400
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
10000 to 11400
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield, 73°F
4.5 to 4.6
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
1.7 to 6.1
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
2.9 to 7.0
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus
     
73°F
466000 to 567000
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
377000 to 547000
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Strength
     
73°F
12500 to 19100
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
12600 to 19000
psi
ISO 178
Yield, 73°F
9800 to 19400
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength (73°F)
0.48 to 1.5
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength (73°F)
0.48 to 9.0
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
Notched Izod Impact
     
73°F
0.18 to 0.56
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
0.48 to 1.4
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Unnotched Izod Impact (73°F)
3.0 to 6.8
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness
     
73°F
83 to 125
 
ASTM D785
73°F
82 to 86
 
ISO 2039-2
Ball Indentation Hardness
23900 to 25400
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
     
66 psi, Unannealed
203 to 210
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed
180 to 217
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
177 to 207
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed
182 to 214
°F
ISO 75-2/A
264 psi, Annealed
203 to 214
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Annealed
187 to 216
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
210 to 232
°F
ASTM D1525
--
210 to 230
°F
ISO 306
CLTE - Flow
     
--
3.3E-5 to 3.9E-5
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
--
2.1E-5 to 3.9E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
9.8E+14 to 1.0E+15
ohms
IEC 60093
Dissipation Factor (73°F)
1.0E-4 to 8.0E-3
 
IEC 60250
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Transmittance
87.4 to 89.2
%
ASTM D1003
Haze
0.600 to 1.12
%
ASTM D1003
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
176 to 181
°F
 
Drying Time
2.9 to 4.1
hr
 
Rear Temperature
338 to 441
°F
 
Middle Temperature
373 to 438
°F
 
Front Temperature
390 to 440
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
400 to 447
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
400 to 466
°F
 
Mold Temperature
122 to 158
°F
 
Injection Pressure
580 to 14100
psi
 
Back Pressure
113 to 6400
psi
 
Screw Speed
45 to 80
rpm
 
Injection Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic SAN

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