Arnitel® CM600-V

Extrusion, Flame Retardant (halogen free)

General Information

Arnitel® is a high-performance ThermoPlastic Copolyester (TPC) that offers you a unique combination of flexibility, high temperature resistance and strength - plus excellent processing characteristics.
In industries ranging from automotive to E&E, Arnitel® is increasingly being as a lighter, smarter, greener alternative to conventional rubbers – reducing environmental impact and ultimately, system costs.
The product is supported by an experienced and knowledgeable global team continuously working on new ideas and applications, as well as exploring new markets. By listening to your needs and understanding your process and products, we develop solutions that make a real difference.
Special features
Regulatory Affairs
Processing technology
Extrusion, Injection Molding
Design challenge
Degradation & Stability | Thermo-oxidative stability
Flame Retardancy | Halogen free

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
13
cm³/10min
Temperature
230
°C
Load
2.16
kg

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
540
MPa
Yield stress
21
MPa
Yield strain
18
%
Nominal strain at break
>50
%
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
11
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
3
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (+23°C)
11
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (-20°C)
3.2
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
205
°C
Glass transition temperature (10°C/min)
-10
°C
Vicat softening temperature (50°C/h 50N)
85
°C
Burning Behav. at thickness h
V-2
class
Thickness tested
0.75
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (100Hz)
4.2
-
Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
3.7
-
Dissipation factor (100 Hz)
157
E-4
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
385
E-4
Volume resistivity
>1E13
Ohm*m
Electric strength
18.7
kV/mm

Other properties

Water absorption in water at 23°C after 24h
0.18
%
Humidity absorption
0.1
%
Density
1320
kg/m³

Mechanical properties (TPE)

Stress at 5% strain
17
MPa
Stress at 10% strain
21
MPa
Stress at 50% strain
20
MPa
Stress at 100% strain
18
MPa
Stress at break
20.5
MPa
Nominal strain at break
250
%
Compression Set under constant strain at 70 °C
50
%
Tear strength
132
kN/m
Shore A Hardness (3s)
99
-
Shore A Hardness (15s)
98
-
Shore D Hardness (3s)
62
-
Shore D Hardness (15s)
62
-

Diagrams

Applications

Wire and Cable Insulation

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for reliable solutions due its high temperature resistance (class T3 and T4, Class D (150°C) enabling thin and ultra thin wall designs, Class E (175°C) >20 mm2 thick and thin wall)</li> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for cost effective solutions (up to 50% lower system costs versus ETFE/FEP, 40% weight down versus XL PO at similar costs)</li> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for sustainable solutions due to availability of halogen free flameretardant grades</li> </ul>