Arnitel® EM460-08

Injection Molding or Extrusion Grade

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

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
46
cm³/10min
Temperature
230
°C
Load
2.16
kg
Molding shrinkage [parallel]
1.25
%
Molding shrinkage [normal]
1.5
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
85
MPa
Yield stress
9
MPa
Yield strain
45
%
Nominal strain at break
>50
%
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
N
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
N
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (+23°C)
N
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (-20°C)
N
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
189
°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (parallel)
1.6
E-4/°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (normal)
1.6
E-4/°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
HB
class
Thickness tested
1.6
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
50
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (1) tested)
1.5
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
50
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (1) tested)
1.5
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
50
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (1) tested)
1.5
mm

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
4.4
-
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
350
E-4
Volume resistivity
1E11
Ohm*m

Other properties

Water absorption
0.7
%
Humidity absorption
0.3
%
Density
1150
kg/m³

Rheological calculation properties

Density of melt
928
kg/m³
Thermal conductivity of melt
0.1
W/(m K)
Spec. heat capacity melt
1800
J/(kg K)
Eff. thermal diffusivity
5.99E-8
m²/s

Mechanical properties (TPE)

Stress at 5% strain
3.9
MPa
Stress at 10% strain
6.6
MPa
Stress at 50% strain
9.2
MPa
Stress at 100% strain
9.3
MPa
Stress at 300% strain
11.8
MPa
Stress at break
23
MPa
Strain at break
>300
%
Nominal strain at break
600
%
Shore D Hardness (3s)
43
-

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