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SABIC Innovative Plastics Lexan® 500R Polycarbonate (North America)  (Unverified Data**)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polycarbonate (PC)

Material Notes: Information provided by GE Plastics for their North American product line. MatWeb has a separate entry for the European data sheet.

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) announced on August 31st, 2007, the completion of its purchase of GE Plastics.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D 792
  • Water Absorption, ASTM D 570, 24 hours @ 73F
  • Water Absorption at Saturation, ASTM D 570, Equilibrium, 73F
  • Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow, ASTM D 955, 0.125 inch
  • Hardness, Rockwell M, ASTM D 785
  • Hardness, Rockwell R, ASTM D 785
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ASTM D 638, Type I, 0.2 in/min
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM D 638, Type I, 0.2 in/min
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D 638, Type I, 0.2 in/min
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D 638, Type I, 0.2 in/min
  • Flexural Yield Strength, ASTM D 790, 0.05 in/min, 2" span
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D 790, 0.05 in/min, 2" span
  • Fatigue Strength, ASTM D 671, Fatigue Limit
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D 256, 73F
  • Izod Impact, Unnotched, ASTM D 4812, 73F
  • Tensile Impact Strength, ASTM D 1822, Type "S"
  • Falling Dart Impact, ASTM D 3029, 73F
  • Taber Abrasion, mg/1000 Cycles, ASTM D 1044, CS-17, 1 kg
  • Volume Resistivity, ASTM D 257
  • Dielectric Constant, ASTM D 150
  • Dielectric Constant, ASTM D 150
  • Dielectric Strength, ASTM D 149, in air, 125 mils
  • Dissipation Factor, ASTM D 150
  • Dissipation Factor, ASTM D 150
  • Arc Resistance, ASTM D 495, Tungsten (+/- 0.125 inch); PLC Code 7
  • Comparative Tracking Index, UL 746A, (+/- 0.125 inch); PLC Code 3
  • Hot Wire Ignition, HWI, UL 746A, (+/- 0.125 inch); PLC Code 1
  • High Amp Arc Ignition, HAI, UL 746A, Surface (+/- 0.125 inch); PLC Code 4
  • High Voltage Arc-Tracking Rate, HVTR, UL 746A, (+/- 0.125 inch); PLC Code 4
  • CTE, linear, ASTM E 831, Flow Direction
  • Specific Heat Capacity, ASTM C 351
  • Thermal Conductivity, ASTM C 177
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D 648, 0.250 inch, unannealed
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ASTM D 648, 0.250 inch, unannealed
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D 1525, Rate B
  • UL RTI, Electrical, UL 746B
  • UL RTI, Mechanical with Impact, UL 746B
  • UL RTI, Mechanical without Impact, UL 746B
  • Flammability, UL94, 0.043 in.
  • Flammability, UL94, 0.12 in.
  • Oxygen Index, ASTM D 2863
  
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SABIC Innovative Plastics (GE Plastics)

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Plastic

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